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Questions tagged [faq]

These questions are the most frequently asked and answered questions on Meta.

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Frequently Answered Questions (by topic)

Members are welcome to continue to directly edit this FAQ Note The Help Page shows a link to this FAQ. If you missed it, please read the Code of Conduct Getting Started starting-out-investing ...
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What Bitcoin questions should be on- and off-topic here at Personal Finance & Money?

A couple of years ago, the following question was asked here: Is this a good place to ask and answer questions about BitCoin? At the time, there was no Bitcoin Stack Exchange, but one has existed ...
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What should be the off-topic list of questions on the FAQ page?

We can edit the faq page to clarify what is off topic. See https://cooking.stackexchange.com/faq (among others) for an example. Answer below with the bulleted list of what is off-topic and we'll see ...
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What should be the on-topic list of questions on the FAQ page?

We can edit the faq page to clarify what is on topic. See https://cooking.stackexchange.com/faq (among others) for an example. Answer below with the bulleted list of what is on-topic and we'll see ...
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What should our policy be on login information present in questions - allow or ban?

Occasionally, there are questions where a poster would like to provide login information to a third-party site in order to better explain their problem. Sample questions include: Obtaining FOREX ...
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Questions of form “Is it a good time to buy X?”: On-topic, or not?

Should we allow questions of the kind: Is it a good time to buy X? ... where X denotes a financial instrument such as a currency, a stock, a mutual find, an index, etc.? Consider if these ...
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Should questions on the technical usage of a financial management tool be on-topic, or off-topic?

Consider this question: Gnucash: Keyboard shortcut to move to blank transaction? Should it be on-topic, or off-topic? It relates to the technical usage of a piece of software, which isn't directly ...
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Should we encourage more specifics in the questions?

Most of the questions I see are pretty general and make a goal of generally improving the base of personal finance. Should we encourage specificity for situations? Like I make make $XXK per year ...
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Is my credit score too low? type of questions

The specific question is: Is my credit score of 766 lower than it should be? Personally, I think this question is subjective as it depends on a variety of things. I myself think that is a decent ...
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Are questions along the lines of “How do I save on X?” acceptable?

After some contemplation and discussion regrading questions like "Where can I get deals on X?" in this meta question, I have another. What about questions of the form "How can I save money on X?" I ...
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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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Should we rewrite titles into questions?

There have been some questions that don't have questions for titles. Should we be changing those to questions (if you have >1000 rep) via edits? Should we comment to the poster: "Please rephrase ...