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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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…
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for questions related to credit worthiness history, related tags credit-score, credit-rating and credit-report
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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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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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not limited to, budget planning, budgeting practices, budgeting software.
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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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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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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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to be used for any question within the geographical region of Germany
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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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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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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 inflation, which is the general increase in the prices of goods and services over a period of time.
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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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usually contracts to pay an individual a fixed sum after retirement from an organization or service.
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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 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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For questions related to the trading practice of short-selling, which involves selling securities or financial instruments that one doesn't own with the intention of repurchasing them at a lower price…
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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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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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The act of paying off debts (either partially or completely). One may do this to lower or eliminate a monthly payment and regain control of one's personal finances. There are different ways to do th…
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for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the European Union (EU).
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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 relating to the US Social Security system, e.g. payments, benefits, FICA taxes, etc.
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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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to be used for any question on call-options. i.e. an agreement or right to buy a stock or commodity at a specific price. Related tags [put-options, options, options-assignment, option-exer…
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For questions relating to futures contracts.
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For questions related to health care costs and paying for them. A country tag is almost always important to add alongside this tag.
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to be used for questions related to life insurance.
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For questions relating to online payment services (Paypal, Google Checkout, etc.) and the use of online payments as a way to make purchases.
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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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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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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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also a generic insurance tag.
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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 the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, rights, and obligations upon the death of an individual. Please user appropriate "Country" tag.