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Working as an insurance broker

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Q: Is insurance broker living halaal in North America? Should Muslims go to that Profession?

Bismillaah

A: Insurance is haraam as it contains the elements of gambling and interest in it. Working for such a company is impermissible as one will be involved in haraam. Hence, the income earned through such an occupation is haraam.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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