The Muslim Post

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

Every year, somewhere between US$200 billion and $1 trillion are spent in “mandatory” alms and voluntary charity across the Muslim world, Islamic financial analysts estimate. At the low end of the estimate, this is 15 times more than global humanitarian aid contributions* in 2011. Islam requires Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to charity […]

As furor over anti-Islam rhetoric abates, Arab nations spend more on US homes

As furor over anti-Islam rhetoric abates, Arab nations spend more on US homes

International investment, in both the national real estate market and New York City specifically, has been on the decline this year, thanks to shifting geopolitics. Despite rising property values nationwide, year-over-year sales fell from $153 billion to $121 billion, according to a study released by the National Association of Realtors last month, accounting for a […]

This affordable housing strategy is a win-win for baby boomers and millennials

In cities across America, there are millennials struggling to find affordable housing and baby boomers who want to stay in their homes as expenses rise. But what if these two generations could come together to save money on housing costs? Trulia says they can. RELATED: How I paid off my $86,000 mortgage in 2 years […]

How Much Are The Koch Brothers Worth?

The Koch Brothers are industrialists and political activists who, among other goals, want to rewrite the U.S. Constitution — and if money talks, the Founding Fathers better start listening. Charles Koch and David Koch have a combined net worth of $96 billion, says Forbes — making them a richer entity than Bill Gates. Koch Industries, […]

Azzad Ethical Fund becomes first halal enhanced index fund in U.S.

(Falls Church, VA, May 15, 2017) — Investment advisor Azzad Asset Management has announced a new investment strategy for its mid-cap growth Azzad Ethical Fund (ticker: ADJEX) that makes it the first halal mid-cap enhanced index fund in the United States. Launched in 2000, ADJEX is an ethically screened mid-cap growth mutual fund sub-advised by […]

Tourism Plummets In Trump’s First 2 Months

Though he has prided himself on being a master deal maker, President Donald Trump and his policies might be taking a toll on the economy. Tourism in the United States has taken a hit since Trump took office and implemented an executive order temporarily suspending immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, according to data released by […]

Social Security Fixes That Dems, GOP Agree On

Social Security Fixes That Dems, GOP Agree On

Social Security income is vital to the well-being of our nation’s retirees—data from the Social Security Administration shows that 61 percent of retirees currently receiving Social Security rely on their benefits for at least half of their monthly income. But seniors’ benefits could be in trouble less than a generation from now.