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How To Keep My Focus and Motivation When Promoting Shariah Compliant Financial Instruments in Singapore…

Monday, October 3, 2016

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How To Keep My Focus and Motivation When Promoting Shariah Compliant Financial Instruments in Singapore…

Some of you might have known me as the financial consultant that help Muslim families, plan their finance in a shariah compliant way in Singapore . You might have seen me in the papers, on national TV, dispensing financial advice specifically for Muslims in Singapore. (Snapshot of my recent interview at a show, “Demi Cinta”  in Suria. […]

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$290,000 gone, swindled by Facebook Casanova….

Monday, March 24, 2014

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$290,000 gone, swindled by Facebook Casanova….

I was reading an article in the papers of a lady, been swindled of her life savings, by a “handsome, charming, and sweet looking Caucasian man”. The modus operandi is very simple. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1) He approached the woman via facebook for a relationship. 2) The woman ignored him. 3) He called her on her […]

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Tudong In Singapore: What Aurat Is All About In Islam…

Monday, January 27, 2014

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Tudong In Singapore: What Aurat Is All About In Islam…

Recently, I read in both the social and mainstream media, on the contentious issue of allowing Muslim women to don their tudong, while working in the frontline public service in Singapore. There were many exchanges between both proponents and opponents on this issue, but I have not seen, anyone clearly defining in simple terms, what aurat, […]

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Costs & Itinerary For Our Exotic Honeymoon To Morocco…

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

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Costs & Itinerary For Our Exotic Honeymoon To Morocco…

Alhamdulillah. Time is ticking fast, and in a few days time, I am a married man. 🙂 I created a blog post on the costs of Malay wedding in Singapore last year, and it has garnered a lot of attention from fellow social media enthusiastics. Some lamented that my wedding costs are too high, and there are also many who argued […]

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Part Time Telemarketer Needed (Woodlands Civic Centre)

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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Alhamdulillah, my business is growing, day by day, and I am in need of a part time telemarketer. 🙂 Responsibilities: You will call my existing clients to fix appointments for financial review at my office in Woodlands Civic Centre. (Flexible Timing) Work Hours: 12pm – 6pm Work Days: Once a week (Day of your choice)   Requirements •Results-oriented […]

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Happy 48th Birthday Singapore!

Friday, August 9, 2013

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I just completed my 3rd army reservist cycle, last week. Toiling with my heavy fieldpacks, SBO and helmet, off I went to Jurong camp for my 1 week training. Each year, we will be called up for in-camp-training  to maintain our individual proficiency as well as to build unit cohesion. Such training ensures the highest level of […]

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Selamat Hari Raya, Maaf Zahir Dan Batin

Thursday, August 8, 2013

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Selamat Hari Raya, Maaf Zahir Dan Batin

  Alhamdulillah… Finally, after 1 month of strict fasting from sunrise to sunset, purifying our soul, refocus attention on God, and practice self-sacrifice, the time of celebration has arrived. 🙂 ……………………………………………………………………………. …………………………………………………………………………… On the morning of the festival, Muslims will wear our new clothes and go to the mosque to pray. We offer our thanks […]

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Financial Consultant, Helmi Hakim Graduates With First Class Honours….

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Financial Consultant, Helmi Hakim Graduates With First Class Honours….

Alhamdulillah Wa Shukrillah…. I have finally graduated with Bachelor Of Science (Hons) in Banking and Wealth Management, University Of Wales, UK, with first class honours. 🙂   It has been an uphill task thus far, juggling appointments with clients and school, but a rewarding  and satisfying one. I have made great friends along the way and […]

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Malay Weddings: How Much Money You Need, To Get Married In Singapore?

Monday, October 8, 2012

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Malay Weddings: How Much Money You Need, To Get Married In Singapore?

My friend always tell me, “You all Malay, very lucky one….. We, Chinese ar, our wedding can cost $50,000 – $60,000…… Our life savings all gone….” I used to agree with them, until I plan for my own one…. but now, I have a come back line, ” Ya lah….But you all can cover back […]

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The Avengers and Our Duty As Financial Planners In Singapore…

Friday, May 11, 2012

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The Avengers and Our Duty As Financial Planners In Singapore…

How many of you have watched this latest movie, “The Avengers”? For every 10 of you reading this blog post, I can guarantee at least 5-6 of you have watched this movie, because it is soooo popular… 🙂 My facebook feeds are flooded with people “checking in” the cinema to watch the movie or filled […]

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Muslims In Singapore Can Now Use Revocable Nomination For Their Insurance Policies….

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Muslims In Singapore Can Now Use Revocable Nomination For Their Insurance Policies….

Alhamdulillah…. MUIS has issued a FATWA allowing Muslims to use revocable nomination for their insurance policies. (Myself and my client interviewed by BERITASuria, Malay news channel, few days ago. Click the link to view video) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. This new fatwa, is a fatwa that has been much welcome by the Muslim community who owns  insurance policies in […]

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