Is it permissible for a wife to take from her husband’s money?

Question 10: Is it permissible for me to take some of my husband’s money to give in charity with or without his knowledge?

Answer: It is not permissible for you to take of your husband’s money to give in charity except with his consent, or if he usually approves of such kind of charity… read more here.

Permissibility of a wife giving from the money she is paid to buy clothing for her parents

Question 9: Is it permissible for a woman to give her parents some of the money her husband gives her to buy clothes or something else for herself?

Answer: If the money is above her needed expenses, there is no harm in giving her parents from it with her husband’s permission… read more here.

Is it permissible for a wife to live on her husband’s ill-gotten money?

Question 8: A man earns unlawful money, and he does not listen to his wife’s advice. Is it permissible for his wife to live on this unlawful money, given that she has no other source of living? Should she continue her life with him or is she obligated to ask for Talaaq (divorce pronounced by a husband)? It is worth mentioning that his money is earned through trading in unlawful items.

Answer: If she knows that her husband’s money is unlawful, it is not permissible for her to live on these ill-gotten gains… read more here.

What is the ruling on the wife’s taking money from her husband to fulfill her needs?

Question 7: My husband refuses to support me and my children financially. When all the money I have is spent, I take from his money without his knowledge in order to sustain myself and my children. Am I sinful?

Answer: If the reality is as you mentioned, that you take from your husband’s money to sustain yourself and your children… read more here.

Does a husband have the right to spend his money without disobeying Allaah?

Question 6: Should a husband give his wife a monthly allowance in addition to providing her with all her needs, such as food, clothes, etc?

Answer: A husband is not a required to give his wife a monthly allowance as long as he provides her with… read more here.

Should a husband give his wife a monthly outlay?

Question 5: Should a husband give his wife a monthly allowance in addition to providing her with all her needs, such as food, clothes, etc?

Answer: A husband is not required to give his wife a monthly allowance as long as he provides her with… read more here.

What is the amount of money that should be given to the wives to fulfill their needs?

Question 4: Is it permissible for a man to marry four wives and give the first wife a quarter of a French riyaal, the second wife half of a French riyaal, the third wife one and a half French riyaals, and the fourth wife one French riyaal to buy their needs?

Answer: It is permissible for the Muslim man to marry four wives… read more here.

Is the husband of a rich wife obliged to spend on her?

Question 3: Why are a rich wife and sister not obliged to spend on a poor husband and brother respectively?

Answer: Allaah has obliged men to spend on their wives and the womenfolk who are under their care, as He says… read more here.

What is the ruling on spending a lot of money on lawful things?

Question 2: What is the ruling on having a lot of possessions, such as furniture and the like, with the intention of comforting oneself?

Answer: The basic rule regarding expenditure is that Muslims have to be moderate in eating, drinking, dressing, and furnishings… read more here.

What is the ruling on spending money extravagantly?

Question 1: I am a well-to-do person and I have earned all my wealth from Halaal (lawful) sources. I perform all my duties towards my relatives and the poor. I am trying not to fall short in that matter. Thanks to Allaah (Exalted be He), I have built a house and equipped it with luxurious and expensive furniture brought from abroad. However, I am at a loss, because I do not know whether what I have done makes me one of those about whom Allaah (Exalted be He) says: “And turn not your face away from men with pride, nor walk in insolence through the earth. Verily, Allaah likes not any arrogant boaster. But spend not wastefully (your wealth) in the manner of a spendthrift.

Answer: Spending money extravagantly may be Haraam (prohibited) or Makrooh (disliked). The prohibition of squandering is emphasized in the following Aayah (Qur’aanic verse) in which Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.