Episode 15 – Urgency to Pay off Debts with Imam Tahir Anwar


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Debt Free Muslim Podcast Episode 15

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About Imam Tahir Anwar:

Tahir Anwar is an Imam, a teacher, an activist, a husband, a father, and most importantly, a servant of Allah. Born in London, England, he has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1983.

Upon completing his religious studies in India, he has been serving as the Imam of one of the oldest masjids in the country, the Islamic Center of San Jose, since 2000. After teaching middle school at one of the oldest Muslim schools in the country for 7 years, he is the founding board member of Averroes High School, the Bay Area’s first Muslim high school. He teaches Islamic Law at the renowned Zaytuna College, America’s first Muslim liberal arts college in Berkeley. He is currently the chairman for the board of NISA, North American Islamic Shelter for the Abused, an organization that works towards alleviating issues related to abuse and domestic violence. NISA also runs a shelter for abused women in the Bay Area.

He has a passion for community service. He served on the Human Rights Commission for the City of San Jose for over 5 years, and the Human Relations Commission for the County of Santa Clara for one year. He also leads a group for Hajj each year, which has been covered by CNN twice.

This episode covers:

– Urgency to pay off debts

– The problem with student loans

– Being out of debt is a choice you make

– Teaching kids good money habits with real-life examples

Connect With Imam Tahir Anwar:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Imam-Tahir-Anwar/199482670069376

Homepage: http://www.imamtahir.com/

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Adam Taufique

Adam Taufique is a founding member of Qur'an Weekly and Debt Free Muslims. He is a regular khateeb in his community and has served in Masjids from being a weekend school teacher to youth coordinator. You can follow him on Google+ or on Twitter @adamtaufique.


  1. June 10, 2014

    Great advice, as always. Thanks for keeping this running.


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