Take two witnesses

Take two witnesses

“O you who have faith! When you contract a loan for a specified term, ...take as witness two witnesses from your men, and if there are not two men, then a man and two women —from those whom you approve as witnesses— so that if one of the two defaults the other will remind her.\\\\\\\" Qur’an 2:282) More »

MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is . . .

MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is . . .

NOT about greed. It is NOT about materialism. It is NOT even about money per se. More »

Write it down

Write it down

“O you who have faith! When you contract a loan for a specified term, write it down. Let a writer write between you with honesty, and let not the writer refuse to write as Allah has taught him.\\\\\\\" Qur’an 2:282) More »

What MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is NOT

What MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is NOT

It is NOT a dialogue between two equals (Muslim and money). It is rather a forum to declare the former’s mastership and the latter’s servanthood, and not the other way around. More »

MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is . . .

MUSLIMANDMONEY.COM is . . .

It is about planning and action. It is about attitude and management. It is about prayer and productivity. It is about acquiring streams of lawful income. It is about self-esteem and financial freedom. It is about spiritual-physical equilibrium. It is about self-empowerment to empower others. More »

 

“Muslim and Debt” Now Published!

Mansoor Limba, “Muslim and Debt: 5 Practical Steps to Freedom from Debt” (ElziStyle.com, 2020).

What is lacking in both behavioral economics and personal finance is the role of the soul or spirituality which is a central theme in a monotheistic worldview. What constitutes a ‘rational’ economic behavior? What is the core element of psychological and behavioral aspects of an economic decision-making? Is it the ‘mind’? How about the notion of a ‘soul’? What is the ultimate goal of managing our personal finance? It is mere financial freedom?

My Top 3 Productivity Guides while on Quarantine

Q: What 3 books can you recommend me on productivity during this period of community quarantine?

A: Aside from pertinent religious texts and Brian Tracy’s classic “Time Management” (https://amzn.to/3c3JGrp), the following books are my top 3 productivity guides:

PSE Finds 4 More Shari’ah-compliant Securities

Amidst the height of CoViD-19 lockdowns and quarantine measures around the country, the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) found 52 securities to be compliant with the principles of Islamic finance as of March 25, 2020, as indicated in PSE’s website. This number of Shari‘ah-compliant firms shows an increase of four firms, compared to the 48 firms that were listed during the previous review.

WordCamp Davao 2019 | Video

Voluntarily organized by WordPress Used Group of Davao, WordPress Davao 2019 is a casual, non-commercial, educational event about WordPress and its ecosystem for the WordPress local community.

SEO for Beginners | Video

Yoast’s Support Engineer Rujeman Barbarona talks about what Google does – how it finds your site and the things Google shows on SERP once it decides to rank your website. He also deals with previous Google updates and what each update does to your site so we’ll know what to avoid to rank in searches.

Ways to Drive Traffic and Earn from Your Site | Video

While traffic is stressful offline, it is blessful online. When offline, traffic brings pollution but if online, it brings honey. To know why, let’s watch this short video together…

Creating and Empowering Your Ecommerce | Video

It is a brief yet concise power talk by Orhan Fernandes, Happiness Engineer of Automattic, on using WooCommerce to breach global markets. Apart from being an introduction of Woo and its many possibilities and features and a breakdown of what encompasses a WooCommerce site, it is a helpful information to inspire the digital entrepreneur in all of us.

Short Course on Islamic Banking and Finance

Learn the basic concepts and theories of Islamic Banking and Finance with ADD-ALL’s new course: ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE.

This introductory course is designed to provide you with the fundamentals of topics on development and issues relating to Islamic banking and finance. In addition, you will also get to learn the elements of Islamic contracts and its pillar principles. The module for this course is modeled from the practices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which is known for its innovative approach in the development of Islamic Banking and Finance in Asia.

How to Scan a Scam

Q: I have a question regarding investment. What’s your idea about an investment [instrument] that will double your [invested] money after month, and every month it will continue to double? Is it allowed [in shari’ah] or not?

12 Financial Stories for Muslim Kids

It was then my daughter’s first summer vacation after graduation in elementary. Over lunch I was mentioning to her the articles I was planning to post at one of my blogs – www.MuslimandMoney.com – and also the book – ‘Muslim Couple and Money’ – I was currently writing then.

Curious enough, she asked, “Papa, do you have also plan to write ‘Muslim Kid and Money’ for us youngsters?”

Almost spontaneously, I replied, “Yes, I also want to… Can you help me in this project?”