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related to the practice, at times required by law, of deducting money upfront before paying the balance. Generally used in the context of taxes.
For questions related to moving money between accounts or electronically moving funds or paying back the dues owned. Generally used in context of credit-cards, loans, bank-account.
Questions around financial laws and legal systems.
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.
for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products in the state of New York.
For questions relating to rollovers of 401K's, IRA's, HSA's, etc.
The cost of a good or service.
For questions relating to the IRS tax form-1099. This does not include questions relating specifically to tax forms 1099-MISC or 1099-DIV, which have their own tags. This form is used to report the va…
for questions specifically related to savings account. There is a general tag for "bank-account". Related tags "checking-account"
to be used for any question on put-options. i.e. an agreement or right to sell a stock or commodity at a specific price. Related tags [call-options, options, options-assignment, option-exe…
a generic tag related to spending. To be used along with other related tags like accounting etc
For questions relating to paying in cash, cash deposits, accepting cash, cash on financial statements, etc.
to be used for any question related to financial markets including share/securities markets, money markets, foreign exchange markets, commodities markets, bond markets, etc.
generic tag for questions related to small business. Related tags corporation, limited-liability-company, s-corporation, limited-partnership, sole-proprietorship can be used as appropriate.
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.
to be used for any presonal finance question related to employment. Related tags are "Self-employment, unemployment, employment-law
A specific retirement plan in US. Related US specific retirement plan tags "Roth IRA" and "401K"
A security (also known as a financial instrument) is a tradable asset of any kind. For questions related to a specific asset class, use a specific tag, e.g. "stock" or "bond".
A type of bank account that allows unlimited withdrawals and usually gives no interest on the balance. The account can be set up so that a negative balance produces an instant loan, referred to as Ove…
the result of reinvesting interest so that interest in the next period is then earned on the principal sum plus previously accumulated interest.
For questions relating to Vanguard mutual funds, ETF's, IRA's, and other financial products.
For questions related to working independently with an organization rather than employee. Most question may require country tag as law could vary from country to country. Additional tag like taxes cou…
for questions that relate to asset allocation. Asset allocation is an investment strategy that attempts to balance risk versus reward by adjusting the percentage of each asset in an investment portfol…
In options trading, the option holder has the right but not the obligation to buy or sell the underlying instrument at a specified price on or before a specified date in the future. Exercise means to …
For questions about sources for historical financial data and its applications to personal finance.
To be used for general economics questions that are in some way related to personal finance, the subject of this site. Avoid asking questions that are speculative in nature, academic, or unrelated to …
For questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the Canadian province Ontario.
a type of Corporation in the United States that has a preferential tax treatment under the Sub-chapter S of the Internal Revenue Code. Corporations (and limited liability com…
related to depositing cash or check into a Bank Account or in general deposits kept for various purposes like securing a rental property etc. Additional context specific tags like bank-account, rental…
for questions that relate to government bonds. It is recommend you use a country tag or state what country you are referring to. A government bond is a bond issued by a national government, generally …
To be used for questions related to RRSP [Registered Retirement Savings Plan] as applicable in Canada. This is an older program, the newer one being TFSA [Tax Free Savings Account Program]
a metric for tracking a collection of securities. For example, among US stocks, a commonly referenced index is the S&P 500. An index may be price-weighted, market-capitalization weighted or …
The yellow precious metal, used in jewelry, and as money, as well as in the industry and medicine.
For questions related to debt collection, debt collection agencies, unpaid debts, etc.
Questions related to wanting a price for a product or service.