Financial Transactions

Can I make permenant charity (Sadaqa) for my late husband?

Yes initiating a continuous charity is a great good deed to be done on behalf of a deceased person. Examples of continuous charity: Digging a well in places where people...
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Is it haram to shop online for your husband (in regards to clothes)?

No, it is not haram but his consent is essential for spending and taste approval if his money is being used.
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Is it haram to shop for your son for clothes online?

No, it is not haram but his consent is essential for spending and taste approval if his money is being used.
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if there is a way he can donate the weight of the baby’s hair in actual gold instead of cash?

I can’t think of a way to donate gold instead of money as you know the amount of gold will be very small that I don’t know in what format...
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is it permissible to receive money from online jobs that pay you to take surveys? Many sites pay you to give your opinion on a product or take a survey.

There is no harm of you receiving money for online job of taking a survey. You are being paid for a service you are providing and that is taking the...
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In Islam, if you borrow money from someone you are required to pay them back. What if someone offers to buy you something and they say that you do not have to pay them back? Are you still held accountable for paying back that debt, even if the person says that you are not required to?

I pray all is well. As describe, you really don’t have to pay the person back and the loan is forgiven and is considered a gift.
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As the majority of graduate programs provide unsubsidized loans, AMJA deems this impermissible due to the loan pertaining interest. The link states that unsubsidized loans are haram based on their own merit and can only be permissible in a state of necessity. The article then states that further investigation is needed as it has not been determined the point in which university education can be considered a necessity that allows for interest bearing loans. My question is where to go from here? I want to achieve higher education to provide a sustainable life for myself and future family insha Allah and not being able to have the means to do so because of America’s interest system is saddening. Do Muslims that want to achieve a higher education but cannot afford it just stop going to school? How do Muslims work towards the positions in which they feel they can make a difference if interest based loans are preventing them from receiving the credentials society deems needed to be in those careers?

If your situation as you described that you feel higher education is a necessity for you and not an accommodation and a prestige, then you are eligible to pursue it...
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