Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions specific to small businesses, generally under 100 employees and revenues less than $1,000,000.
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refers to all situations where money is owed to another party, often a bank or other financial institutions. This tag covers how to get out of debt, how much debt to carry, and other bor…
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Questions concerning government regulations or corporate practices that apply specifically to people who are not residents (or not citizens) of the country in question.
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to be used for any dividends related question. When appropriate it should be accompanied by country tag.
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The promise that something will be paid in case of loss. Used to cover important items and reduce personal risk. This tag covers how to get it, how to keep it, what kind, and why you should have it.
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for questions that relate to interest. Interest is a fee paid by a borrower of assets to the owner as a form of compensation for the use of the assets.
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a loan taken for the purpose of education. Ideally the country tag should also be used as the response may differ based on the country.
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Transferring money electronically between accounts.
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Questions around the use of property that is rented to others.
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for questions that relate to stock exchanges. A stock exchange is a form of exchange which provides services for stock brokers and traders to trade various securities.
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for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of accounting. Please note that questions about accounting that are academic or have no bearing on personal finance are off-topic here.
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any question related to scams where funds are siphoned off innocent victims by one way or other. Related tags "fraud"
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to be used for any questions related to Index funds. The question should clearly state the Index in question [Nasdaq,LSE] or the fund house in question. If the question is generic with the intention t…
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to be used for any question related to Company incorporated with Limited Liability. Abbreviated as LLC. LLC is a US specific term per se. Other countries have similar concepts but are called different…
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For questions about health insurance policies, including relevant terminology, types of policies, how to evaluate a health insurance policy, etc. Questions should be tagged with a country-specific tag…
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For questions related to currencies or foreign exchange markets. Ideally, this tag should be accompanied by specific currency tags under discussion.
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to be used for all questions related to Self Employment. Typically this tag should be accompanied by a geography tag indicating the region for the question along with other specific topic …
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for questions related to a Check [spelled as Cheque in Asia, UK, and Canada] as a bank instrument to withdraw money.
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For questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of Australia.
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Sending and receiving money internationally
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For questions that relate to health savings accounts in the USA and health spending accounts in Canada, and any similar accounts in other jurisdictions. Use with an appropriate country tag.
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For questions about the meaning and usage of specific terms used in personal finance, alternative names for concepts, etc.
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For questions relating to beginning investing. It should normally be used with other tags to clarify the area that it relates to.
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generic tag to be used for questions related to fees. Ideally to be accompanied by other subject tags
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To be used for a) questions about outside the country of current residence. For example, regarding how the U.S. taxes earnings generated by U.S. citizens outside of the country. and b) questions invol…
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Questions related to the earning of money (or other capital) within a specified time frame. Topics such as methods to increase income, account for it, track it, analyze it, or disclose it are all app…
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Questions by users purchasing a home for the first time, and questions relating to the various first-time home buyer credits.
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Units for measuring corporate ownership.
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Discussions about different investment strategies, and their different outcomes.
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for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products for the state of California. California is a state within the 50 state union of the United States.
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For questions relating to state income taxes. For most questions, a state-specific tag should also be included.
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For questions relating to the valuation of stocks, based on fundamental analysis, market conditions, etc.
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A credit report gives out the credit history, credit score. Often used interchangably with Credit Score. This tag is to be used for questions related to credit report. Related tags are credit-history,…
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For questions related to fraud awareness, prevention, and resolution.
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to be used for any question related to gain due to appreciation of capital. Typcially Capital gains are treated differently based on the geography and hence a country tag should ideally be…
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For questions related to the GnuCash personal and small-business financial-accounting software freely licensed under the GNU GPL. As this is a personal finance site, questions about usage of the soft…