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DebtFreeMuslims is a Qalam Institute project and hosted by Omar Usman and Adam Taufique. The show explores everything related to personal finance for Muslims, including home mortgages, budgeting, materialism, credit cards, student loans, marriage, and much more.

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DebtFreeMuslims is a Qalam Institute project and hosted by Omar Usman and Adam Taufique. The show explores everything related to personal finance for Muslims, including home mortgages, budgeting, materialism, credit cards, student loans, marriage, and much more.

    E34 - Dua for Debt

    E34 - Dua for Debt

    Episode 34 - Dua for Getting Out of Debt

    This episode is a special sneak peek into the half-day Debt Free Muslims workshop we have been conducting in various Islamic centers and MSA's across North America.
    To host one in your community, please email adam@qalaminstitute.org
    In this episode we cover a special dua that the Prophet (s) taught to one of the companions who was struggling with debt.
    You can find the dua here: http://sunnah.com/bukhari/80/66
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    • 28 min
    033 - Marriage and Money with AbdelRahman Murphy

    033 - Marriage and Money with AbdelRahman Murphy

    Episode 33 - Marriage & Money with AbdelRahman Murphy AbdelRahman Murphy is an Imam and instructor with Qalam Institute. He's a photography, coffee, and cat enthusiast. He holds a Master's in Mental Health Counseling, and is renown for his youth work through his organization Roots.
    In this episode we cover *The relationship between secular marital counseling and Islamic counseling, and spirituality in the field of mental health
    *Love conquers all… except financial issues
    *How we model financial behavior in marriage, and the role of culture, and dealing with uncomfortable questions while in the “in love” phase
    *What about when the wife makes more money than the husband
    *How to bring up finances before marriage, and a look at pre-marital counseling
    *Cultural taboos around pre-marital counseling
    *What financial questions to ask before marriage
    *Discussing debt before marriage
    *Compatibility and financial habits
    *How to handle life situations like a new mom leaving her career/income
    *How should couples handle disagreements over money
    *Emotional attachment to money
    Connect with AbdelRahman Murphy Facebook: http://facebook.com/abdelrahmanm
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/@abdelrahmanm
    Instagram: http://instagram.com/abdelrahmanm
    Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/abdelrahmanm
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    • 37 min
    E32 - Behavior Gap with Carl Richards

    E32 - Behavior Gap with Carl Richards

    Episode 32 (1st episode of Season 3!) Guest: Carl Richards Carl Richards is a Certified Financial Planner and the creator of the weekly Sketch Guy column in the New York Times and is a columnist for Morningstar Advisor.
    Carl has also been featured on Marketplace Money, The Leonard Lopate Show, Oprah.com and Forbes.com. In addition, Carl has become a frequent keynote speaker at financial planning conferences and visual learning events around the world.
    Through his simple sketches, Carl makes complex financial concepts easy to understand. His sketches also serve as the foundation for his two books, The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way to Be Smart About Your Money and The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money (Portfolio/Penguin). Carl’s art appeared in a solo show at the Kimball Art Center, in Park City, Utah. Other showings include The Parson’s Gallery in New York, The Shultz Museum, and an exhibit at the Mansion House in London. His commissioned work is on display in businesses and educational institutions across the country. He lives with his family in Park City, Utah.
    In this episode we cover: (2:50) Balancing fear with the uncertainty of the real world
    (6:33) Why immigrant parents want their kids to become doctors and our advice to college students in selecting a major
    (12:05) Fear and greed through the lens of investing
    (15:15) What you should do for investing instead of 'buy low, sell high'
    (16:00) How to identify your goals for a financial plan in an easy and stress-free way
    (18:55) Long term financial planning for college students, and not ending up as a financial statistic. Carl also tells us the difference between students who graduate with debt and those who don't
    (21:10) 3-step process to filter all the financial advice given by friends and experts alike
    (27:05) Happiness, priorities, mindfulness, and consumption
    (31:15) Financial planning - process vs. plan and handling important but not urgent financial goals
    (34:50) Dealing with emotions and mitigating their impact in financial decisions
    (36:50) The power of positive thinking, fake it til you make it, vision boards, buying Bentleys, and the most dangerous personal finance book ever
    (41:30) The 3 things everyone needs to pay attention to
    (42:10) Carl turns the tables to ask about how to balance Islamic teachings about debt and interest in a modern American context
    Connect with Carl Richards: 1. Tweet at him and tell him something you learned from this podcast: http://twitter.com/@behaviorgap
    2. Sign up for his newsletter at http://behaviorgap.com
    3. Sketch Guy column at the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/your-money/carl-richards-gallery.html
    Get his books here: Behavior Gap: http://amzn.to/2dbwbNt
    One Page Financial Plan: http://amzn.to/2dDPefi
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    • 51 min
    Episode 31 - Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda

    Episode 31 - Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda

    In this weeks episode, we show how Shaykh AbdulNasir's parents and teachers had a lasting influence on his financial convictions today.

     

    Connect with Shaykh AbdulNasir:



    Twitter: http://twitter.com/abdulnasirj
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abdulnasirjangda
    Website: http://www.qalaminstitute.org/

    Episode sponsor: BeingThere (beingtherenp.org)

     

     

    Season 2 of the podcast was mixed and edited by Freedom Podcasting.



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    • 28 min
    Interview with Shaykh Mohamed Hussein

    Interview with Shaykh Mohamed Hussein

    Guest: Mohamed Hussein

     

    -10 Tips for Muslims with Student Loan Debt http://www.muslimmoneyguide.com/ten-tips-for-muslims-with-student-debt/

    -How to view the test of student loans and deal with its burden

    -Making dua specifically in regards to debts and student loans

    -Importance of a mentality of making sacrifice

    -Importance of good company

    -Tawakkul in context of finances

     

    Connect with Mohamed Hussein

    -Twitter: https://twitter.com/mhusseinva

    -Muslim Money Guide: http://www.muslimmoneyguide.com/author/abuanas/

     


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    • 17 min
    E29 - Islamic Investing with Fatima Iqbal

    E29 - Islamic Investing with Fatima Iqbal

    Episode 29: Islamic Investing with Fatima Iqbal

     


    Guest: Fatima Iqbal, Azzaad Funds

     

    Topics Covered:

    -How Fatima got involved in Islamic Finance

    -Why is the US behind other countries in Islamic finance?

    -Advice for someone who wants to start investing

    -What your financial picture should look like before investing

    -Assessing the risk of investing

    -Retirement goals

    -7 Tenets of Halal Investing

    -Estate planning

     

    Connect With Azzaad Funds

    -Twitter: https://twitter.com/azzadfunds

    -YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXUb7C3OwOyI4OkTQeRxkng

     

     


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    • 28 min

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