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How to indicate that credit score related questions need a location tag?

There have been several discussions over the years about requiring all posts to have a location tag, requiring all new users to specify their location in their profile, providing a prompt for a ...
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Should answers ignoring the country tag be removed?

If a question provides a country tag, and further specifies in the question body that the question applies to that country, should answers that address the question in regards to other countries be ...
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Is it helpful to apply currency conversions in a question?

In this question the OP quoted a number of domestic finance figures in USD. In the comments it was established that they did this with the intention of being helpful to the majority audience - so '...
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Guidelines for asking for/editing country tags in questions from new users

Information on the location of the question asker (country tag) is important for answering many questions on this site. And, unfortunately, needing to continuously ask new users for their location ...
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Can we add pictures of country flags to country tags?

I thought the old money site had pictures of flags on the country codes. Can we add that back? I imagine we could create a "fake" sponsor for the tag like the real sponsors for tags on Stackoverflow....
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Could a regional tag (or a new "international" tag) be made mandatory?

I saw that this possibility was already mentioned (a little over a year ago) in an answer to this question, and Chris W. Rea commented that the lack of a specific regional tag should be taken to mean ...
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What should the template be for regional/country code tag wikis?

Looking at tag wikis, what should the regional or country tags be? Here are the region/country tags from the first page of tags: https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/united-states ...
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Issue with using multiple country-tags and ignore lists

I've also posted an answer about this issue on the main meta.SO site, but I thought I'd get some opinions here as well. I'm British, and don't have an interest in, nor do I feel qualified to answer, ...
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Do 401k questions all need the United-states tag?

Chris W Rea was retagging some questions with united-states that were about 401ks. 401k is definitely a us tag. There was some discussion of this over on the chat page and it was brought up that ...
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Do provinces in Canada have different financial laws/regulations?

I saw this question: Can I take advantage of lower interest rates while I'm stuck in a fixed-rate mortgage? tagged with both "Canada" and "Ontario". I understand the Canada tag, but Ontario? ...
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