For Your Life

Top Five Reasons to Review your Estate Plan

A very common question asked by many is, “I have an Estate Plan, but how often do I need to make changes to it, or review it?”

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October 27, 2011

529 Plans

529 plans

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September 15, 2011

The Horizontal Expansion

It’s been just over a week since the Holy Month of Ramadan ended, however the effects of the holiday can already be seen on the waistlines of countless denizens of Kuwait.

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September 8, 2011

Understanding the Basics of Medicaid Planning

The following are three (3) basic questions that are often misunderstood when it comes to planning for Medicaid:

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August 25, 2011

Lessons from a Medina Graveyard

One can learn many lessons at a graveyard. I once found myself helping carry the corpse of a stranger, an old woman, to its final abode.

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August 25, 2011

The Business of Iftar

However, while most things stay the same from one Ramadan to the next, there is one thing that always changes. The Iftar meal, which follows the breaking of the daily fast, is as diverse as the leaves adorning a lush green tree.

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August 11, 2011

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal.

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August 4, 2011

A Summer of “Sandboarding”

It is known by sandboarders as “Big Red”, however locals refer to it as “Al Hamar”.

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June 16, 2011

FCNA Statement on Ramadan and ‘Eid, 1432 / 2011

By Dr. Muzzammil Siddiqi The first day of Ramadan will be Monday, August 1, 2011 and Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday, August 30, 2011,  inshaAllah. “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183 The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) […]

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June 9, 2011

Federal Government Reinstates the Estate Tax – What That Means to You

Recently, the Federal government has reinstated a law that will have a significant impact on how we manage our estate. Beginning in 2011, the Federal government brought back the federal estate tax, which imposes a 35% tax on any estate exceeding $5 million, or $10 million for married couples.

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May 26, 2011

Why You Need a Durable General Power of Attorney

By Adil Daudi, Esq. What happens to your finances when you are mentally incompetent to handle them yourself?  Without proper planning, it is likely that the court will appoint someone, who does not necessarily have your best interests in mind, to make financial decisions for you.  In such situations, as unfortunate as it is, it […]

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May 5, 2011

What Shari’ah Law Actually Means

The right wants to ban it in America, but do they even know what it is?

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April 14, 2011

A Sad Occasion

Franklin–April 2–Death seems to have reached to several unlikely places recently in Michigan’s Muslim community–and although religion is a contemplation of such almost unthinkable issues as the coming of death and the description of the invisible spiritual realities that surround us, it remains startling when we are confronted with the proofs of death’s ability to reach any creature at any time.

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April 7, 2011

CAIR Fundraiser at Dearborn Hyatt

Dearborn–March 27–CAIR Michigan is continuing along its path of engaging the African American civil rights community in its efforts to work to reduce discrimination against Muslims.

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March 31, 2011

How to Choose a Good Husband

I wrote the counterpart to this article last year. It was titled “How to Choose a Good Wife.”

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December 2, 2010

“Glamping” Trip

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Middle East Correspondent “Camping: nature’s way of promoting the motel industry.”  – Dave Barry As the unforgiving heat of summer finally subsides in many regions of the Middle East, many denizens of the Gulf region set their sights to enjoying the cooler weather while it lasts. One of the most popular […]

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December 2, 2010

Body Scanners Violate Privacy

Planning to fly this holiday season? You’ve probably already braced yourself for long lines, delays and extra fees just to check your luggage.

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November 18, 2010

Opt Out of a Body Scan? Then Brace Yourself

Reporter yelled at and lied to after requesting pat down rather than naked body image.

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November 4, 2010

Online Bullies

October is bullying awareness month. Stay involved and remain engaged in the life of your children. They are challenged in myriad ways inside and outside school. Please avail online resources to educate yourself and your children about bullying and the scars it leaves behind. Stop bullying now from classrooms to neighborhoods and save lives.

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October 14, 2010

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