Five things that make Azzad unique

At Azzad, we believe that an investment has moral as well as financial implications. “Do no mischief on the earth after it has been set in order; but call on Him with fear and longing (in your hearts) for the Mercy of Allah is (always) near to those who good.” (Surah Al-A’raf, Ayah 56) To [&he...
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Should you invest in Bitcoin?

Backgrounder Bitcoin is a new kind of global payment network that many consider to be a currency as valid as a dollars, euros, and yen. Bitcoin is meant to be a quicker, cheaper, and more reliable form of payment than money that’s tied to individual countries. In addition, it’s the only form of ...
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Do you want barakah in your wealth?

Excerpted from the August 2017 Azzad newsletter I want to talk about barakah. The term itself is something that Muslims the world over use in various forms throughout the day. Phrases like “asalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu,” “eid mubarak,” and “barakAllah feekum” are commonly ...
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Five questions to ask before investing

Sometimes we get calls from clients asking us to research certain investments they’ve heard of that promise income without risk. Putting aside the question of whether or not such investments are halal, investors may be unknowingly falling for a potential Ponzi or pyramid scheme. Keep in mind that ...
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