Five pillars of prosperity : essentials of faith-based wealth building / M. Yaqub Mirza. [print]Material type: TextPublisher: Herndon, Virginia : International Institute of Islamic Thought, [(c)2018Edition: abridged editionDescription: xxix, 52 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781565645622; 1565645626Subject(s): Success in business | InvestmentsLOC classification: HG179.F584 2018HG179.M677.F584 2018COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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Introduction Refrain from borrowing an incurring debt Avoid interest Meet the needs of family Give support to community How the Prophet Muhammad implemented the concept of pluralism Today's need for the five pillars of prosperity There is a way out Pillar One: Earning Means of livelihood and sustenance on earth Earning money Employment Entrepreneurship Pillar Two: Saving A few thoughts on moving towards debt-free living Pillar Three: Investing Set up an investment strategy Pillar Four: Spending Steps to spending money wisely Paying for a college education Pillar Five: Giving Understanding Zakah Key wealth-building and wealth-preserving strategies Growing your assets.
"Five Pillars of Prosperity: Essentials of Faith-Based Wealth Building by Dr. M. Yaqub Mirza provides readers with a balanced and sensible approach to financial planning and security. The book is unique in that it is written by a leading Muslim financial expert who draws on Islamic teachings while showing how these Islamic values are consistent with Jewish and Christian values. Though the primary audience may be American Muslims, anyone interested in financial security will find this practical guide helpful in making wise financial decisions. Dr. Mirza presents a powerful and provocative case for arranging one's life - and the material pursuits - in ways that not only benefit the reader but also society at large. He shows how the attainment of wealth and prosperity can be achieved by following five key activities: Earning, Saving, Investing, Spending, and Giving. The author closes with a discussion on wealth building strategies and wealth preservation. Additionally, he has provided a section of resources and an extensive bibliography for further reading. The book is rich in investment strategies and advice and though the topic is often complex Dr. Mirza's writings are clear and accessible to a general audience"--