Fatima Iqbal is an investment advisor and senior financial planner with Azzad Asset Management. She graduated from Cornell University with a degree in applied economics and management and earned a master’s in finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has extensive training on issues pertaining to halal investing and Islamic inheritance and estate planning. She specializes in planned charitable giving that incorporates traditional Islamic charitable concepts in modern America.
Fatima’s training in both Islamic finance as well as complex financial planning strategies make her a unique advisor. She works with affluent American Muslim families, small businesses, and community organizations to help them achieve their financial goals as they stay in line with cherished Islamic principles.
Fatima provides comprehensive financial planning services including retirement, college, and estate planning. She is also a published writer and frequent speaker at conferences and seminars in the United States and abroad. She has presented at national conferences, including annual events sponsored by the Islamic Society of North America, the Islamic Circle of North America, and the Islamic Medical Association of North America. She has been interviewed as a subject matter expert by such media outlets as the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal.
Fatima lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and children. Besides her work as an advisor, she serves as a director of the Diwan Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to supporting and improving Muslim life at Cornell University.AZZAD-Part-2B-Iqbal_2021