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.

to be used for any question within the geographical region of Germany
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Short selling of stock involves borrowing shares that one doesn't own with the intention of repurchasing them at a lower price. Short selling of an option involves selling an option without having a…
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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 relating to futures contracts.
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should be used for any questions related to schemes for retirement or post-retirement planning or saving. A country specific tag should also be used if the question pertains to specific geogr…
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A credit report provides an individual's credit history, including their credit score. This tag is to be used for questions related to overall credit report, of which credit score is just one part. Re…
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to be used for any question pertaining to gifts received and taken and applicability of taxes. If this tag is used, ideally a country-specific tag should also be specified, to indicate whi…
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Risk is the potential that a chosen action or activity (including the choice of inaction) will lead to a loss (an undesirable outcome). The notion implies that a choice having an influence on the outc…
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For questions about brokerage firms, opening a brokerage account, etc. Questions asking for specific service recommendations are off-topic.
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for questions related to credit worthiness history, related tags credit-score, credit-rating and credit-report
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Any questions related to Home Ownership. There is a related specific tag for Mortgages. It is recommend you include a country, state tag, or location in your question.
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A put option is a contract giving the owner the right, but not the obligation, to sell–or sell short–a specified amount of an underlying security at a pre-determined price within a specified time fram…
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to be used for any question related to debit cards. If the question is specific on legality, it should be accompanied by a country tag. In case the debit card is being issued in one countr…
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For questions relating to various measures of the rate of return on an investment, e.g. Internal Rate of Return, Financial Management Rate of Return, etc. Note that questions about these terms that do…
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For questions that relate to inflation, which is the general increase in the prices of goods and services over a period of time.
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to be used for any question related to Home Loan. Questions in this tag should also use the appropriate country tag as the answer may vary depending on the region.
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For questions related to pension, which are usually contracts to pay an individual a fixed sum after retirement from an organization or service.
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for questions that relate but are not limited to, budget planning, budgeting practices, budgeting software.
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for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the European Union (EU).
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Questions around the idea of borrowing rather than owning an asset. Could apply to real estate as well as other assets as cars can be rented as well.
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Questions related to periodic income earned through employment, especially in predefined amounts such as might be stipulated in a contract. This tag should be used in contrast to questions about wage…
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for questions that relate to refinancing of debt. A country tag should also be included when asking about refinancing.
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Questions relating to the collection of an individual's investments, looked at at a whole.
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to be used for questions on loans taken to buy a vehicle / automobile [generally cars]. Country specific is recommended to be used as appropriate.
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To be used for any questions related to banking transactions that can be carried out online [web based]. There is another broader tag online-tools if the questions is not specific to Banking
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PayPal is a global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives to paying with traditional paper m…
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For questions relating to the US Social Security system, e.g. payments, benefits, FICA taxes, etc.
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For questions relating to technical analysis, the practice of evaluating securities by analyzing statistics and patterns generated by market activity, such as past prices and volume.
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Money put into retirement plans, political campaigns or charities are known as contributions. Questions here may be around the limits of how much one can contribute in various situations to various p…
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for questions related to the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, rights, and obligations upon the death of an individual. Please user appropriate "Country" tag.
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An individual/entity who helps buy or sell a tradable asset. Often used with stocks, bonds, options, foreign-exchange. Related tag is brokerage, the fees charged by the broker.
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For legal questions relating to personal finance. Note that Stack Exchange does *not* provide legal advice; for questions with potentially serious legal ramifications, consult a lawyer specializing in…
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a generic to be used for questions related to withdrawal of funds from an account. Generally used to other specific tags like retirement, mortgage, etc to give the specific context.
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ownership of company given to employee, generally in start-ups instead of giving cash rewards. Also used by listed organisations as a mechanism for employee retentionship
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a mechanism to electronically transfer funds from one account to another account. Generally used to cross-border transfer, i.e. moving money between accounts located in 2 different countries.
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The cost of a good or service.
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