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September 12, 2017

Three reasons why all Muslims should have a Will

Religion often influences decisions on wealth distribution and management. Islam is no different. The Qur’an prescribes that all Muslims should have a Will (Al-Wasiyya) in accordance with Islamic Laws. Having a Will does not necessarily mean you have properties to distribute, however, what it must do is detail the plan after you have passed; including how and where you want to be buried, who and what you owe, how the education of your children should be handled, which charities or relatives you want to leave specific things to, etc. The Qur’an already stipulates how two-thirds of an individual’s Estate (all the properties he/she owns) should be distributed; however, Islam gives allowance for an individual to leave behind one-third of his/her estate to any person or organization he/she chooses (even where...

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August 3, 2017

What you need to know about Executorship

Peace of mind comes with knowing you have plans in place to address the inevitable, plans that will ensure your...

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July 25, 2017

Secure your Wealth and Legacy with Estate Planning

Too often, people plan how to acquire assets and grow their wealth, however, very few plan how to secure that...

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July 19, 2017

Everyone needs an Estate Plan; not only the ‘wealthy’

My late mother’s passing was a rude shock to my two siblings and I. We scarcely knew our father nor...

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