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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.
A generic tag to understand the calculations in a specific case. Please give out a sample illustration and ask a specific question. Ideally should also be accompanied by specific subject tags like "cr…
for questions that relate to all forms of credit.
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…
for questions that relate to stock exchanges. A stock exchange is a physical entity that provides services for stock brokers and traders to buy and sell securities.
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.
Questions specific to small businesses, generally under 100 employees and revenues less than $1,000,000.
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.
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.
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…
Questions around the use of property that is rented to others.
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…
Transferring money electronically between accounts.
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…
Units for measuring corporate ownership.
A student loan is 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.
Discussions about different investment strategies, and their different outcomes.
for questions related to a Check [spelled as Cheque in Asia, UK, and Canada] as a bank instrument to withdraw money.
For questions relating to state income taxes. For most questions, a state-specific tag should also be included.
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 …
For questions related to currencies or foreign exchange markets. Ideally, this tag should be accompanied by specific currency tags under discussion.
For questions about the meaning and usage of specific terms used in personal finance, alternative names for concepts, etc.
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…
Sending and receiving money internationally
generic tag to be used for questions related to fees. Ideally to be accompanied by other subject tags
A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography to secure transaction records, to control the creation of additional coins, and to verify the transfer of coin ownership.
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.
For questions that relate to health savings accounts in the USA and health spending accounts in Canada, and any similar accounts in other jurisdictions. Must include an appropriate country tag.
For questions relating to the valuation of stocks, based on fundamental analysis, market conditions, etc.
Questions by users purchasing a home for the first time, and questions relating to the various first-time home buyer credits.
For questions relating to beginning investing. It should normally be used with other tags to clarify the area that it relates to.
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…
For questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of Australia.
For questions related to fraud awareness, prevention, and resolution.
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…
to be used for any question within the geographical region of Germany