Halal vs. Haram Investment Choices

Muslims should strive to have earnings that are pure. This means that the money one earns comes from halal sources, without gambling, and without cheating or scamming anyone. Money can’t be earned by working for, or running, a company that provides a forbidden product or service. This would include, for example, alcohol, pornography, and pork,… Continue reading Halal vs. Haram Investment Choices

Conventional Bonds vs. Islamic Bonds (Sukuk)

Conventional bonds include corporate bonds sold by corporations and Treasury bonds sold by the government. These are considered debt investments. Basically, the investor is making a loan to a corporation or the government. The investor will receive a principal payment after the bond matures, or expires, but will also receive regular interest payments during the… Continue reading Conventional Bonds vs. Islamic Bonds (Sukuk)