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Access to credits and indebtedness: Islamic perspective

Adamu, Idris Yahaya and Abdul Rahim, Ahmad Khilmy and Hamed, Abu Bakar (2016) Access to credits and indebtedness: Islamic perspective. International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Risk Management, 1 (1). pp. 46-52. (Unpublished)

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The purpose of this paper is to describe, from Islamic perspective, Muslims’ concern on loans and indebtedness.The paper intends to enlighten working class Muslims on the consequences of taking unnecessary loans.Due to increasing access to financial services, banks and other financial institutions are increasingly offering loans to their customers.Thus, increasing unnecessary borrowings at the expense of their future well-being.The paper concentrate on Islamic perspective of over borrowing and indebtedness. Muslims are expected to live a moderate life, free of embezzlement and misery.Therefore, are called upon to avoid unnecessary expenditure and improve savings.The study contributes to literature of borrowings, by considering loans as last alternative and by necessity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Access to Credits, Loans, Indebtedness, Muslim Consumers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Dr. Ahmad Khilmy Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2017 03:12
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2017 03:12
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21901

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