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  • The Importance of Asset Allocation: Achieving Diversification Using Amana Funds
    Webinars, Amana Webinar - August 2020

    Join hosts Monem Salam, Owaiz Dadabhoy, and Patrick Drum for the Amana Funds' webinar, The Importance of Asset Allocation, as they cover the benefits and risks of allocating your assets among different funds, how the Amana Fund Selector can help, and much more!

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  • Beyond Bonds: Are Gulf-Region Sukuk the Ultimate Asset Allocation Tools?
    From the Yardarm, Saturna Capital - July 2020

    This primer provides an overview of the investment landscape and characteristics of sharia-compliant investment certificates, referred to as sukuk, as a market niche that continues to evolve.  We cover the risk and return attributes of sukuk and explore their relationship to changes in the price of oil; an important point to consider since hydrocarbons largely drive sukuk issuers’ economies. 

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  • Episode 4: Hajj - 2020 and Beyond
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Imam Tahir Anwar joins the podcast to discuss his experiences with hajj, the uniqueness of hajj in 2020, and strategies to save for future years.

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  • Qualified Accounts: Tools for Investing and Potential Tax Benefits
    Webinars, Amana Webinar - July 2020

    Join hosts Monem Salam and Owaiz Dadabhoy for the Amana Funds' webinar, Qualified Accounts, as they cover the potential tax benefits of qualified accounts such as IRAs, ESAs, HSAs, 401(k)s and Employer Plans. Learn techniques for maximizing your tax strategy with multiple accounts and much more!

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  • Episode 3: Investing for Retirement
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Join hosts Monem Salam, Executive Vice President of Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manger of the Amana Income and Developing World Funds, Christopher Patton, Videographer and Cultural Attaché, and special guest, Owaiz Dadabhoy, Director of Islamic Investing, of Saturna Capital. In this episode, we discuss the importance of saving and investing for retirement, and how to do so in a halal way.

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