Stocks vs. real estate

A lot of folks contact us asking about buying real estate. “They’re not making any more of it. And it’s a hard asset,” they say. When we’re asked this question, we try to explain the advantages of owning stocks instead of or in addition to real estate. One way we do this is explaining how...
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Private prisons: Wrong at any price

By Fatima Iqbal, CFP® In late February, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed a Department of Justice (DOJ) plan to phase out the use of for-profit prisons. This boosted the stock prices of the two publicly traded for-profit prison companies in the U.S., Geo Group and CoreCivic (formerly known as...
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Azzad’s real estate strategy ranked #1

We’d like to share some good news we received recently about one of the strategies in the Azzad Ethical Wrap Program. Last week, Azzad’s real estate investment trust (REIT) strategy was ranked #1 out of 52 REIT products for performance in the one-year period ending September 30, 2015. Informa In...
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