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Merge “indices” into “market-indexes” tag

market-indexes (~150 questions): This is 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,...
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Ambiguity: “premium-bonds” tag

Referring to premium-bonds. There are only 4 questions at the moment, but I'm just going to mention that "premium bonds" has two meanings: A premium bond is a bond trading above its face ...
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Merge tags “hedging” and “hedge”

Description for hedging: for questions that relate to hedging. A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses/gains. Description for hedge: A hedge is an investment to reduce ...
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The “coupons” tag is being used for bond coupons, shopping coupons, and vouchers

Look at coupons. It is being used for bond coupons, shopping coupons, and vouchers. We should probably make some new tags. I suggest: bond-coupons: A bond coupon is an interest payment that the ...
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Useless tag: how-to

I found a tag that looks useless: how-to. There are currently only 5 questions with that tag. I think it is a useless tag because it is too general. There are currently more than 2500 questions that ...
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Merge tags “volume” and “trading-volume”

Tags volume and trading-volume are about the same thing. Should they be merged?
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Tour page: mention that questions seeking off-site resources are off-topic

The tour page currently says: Ask about... Personal investing and asset allocation The financial aspects of homebuying Best practices for saving for retirement, education, and other goals Strategies ...
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Create tag synonym: “security” and “securities”

security and securities are essentially the same. Can someone make security a synonym of securities?
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Merge tags “share-repurchase” and “buybacks”

Description for share-repurchase: Questions relating to companies buying back their own shares from the market. Description for buybacks: Stock buybacks refer to the repurchasing of shares of stock ...
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Remove “problem” tag

There are currently 6 questions tagged with problem. A couple of them are basically just homework problems, and a couple are along the lines of "help, I have a problem". Aside from one, they all have ...
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Why can´t we answer this question

Why am I not able to give an answer to this question: I’m 18 years old and want to finance a £30,000 car Presumable, because it already has a lot of answers? Edit: apparently a bug? I know ...
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Merge tags “abroad” and “offshore” into tag “international” and establish tag synonyms?

Do we really need the abroad and offshore tags? We already have the international tag which is used far more often than either of the aforementioned.
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Can we remove “Strategies for earning more money” from the on-topic list?

In theory, "Which non-mathematical subject could I tutor to make the most money?" is on-topic, as our help centre explicitly lists Strategies for earning more money It doesn't feel like a ...
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Will you please create an asset-backed-security tag?

I think it would be appropriate for this question: Extension risk with IO bonds
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Merge tags lease and leasing

Please merge the tags lease and leasing.
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Should [wealth] be a synonym of [net-worth]?

I was reviewing some edit suggestions for the wiki of wealth and it basically suggested that it was related to net-worth. There is only one question with this tag. I think we should either make a ...
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Merge [bills] and [billing]

Can the tags for bills (20 questions) and billing (37 questions) be merged? I don't see any reason why these tags wouldn't be used interchangeably.
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Difference between tags “income-tax” and “income-taxes”

There is an tag income-taxes. I see few question tagged with this. We already have a very popular tag income-tax . We already have a plural generic tag taxes and it doesn't make sense to have ...
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Merge tags 1099 and form-1099

Can we merge tags 1099 and form-1099 as they are same. The tag form-1099 can be primary as we have all forms starting with form-. The tag 1099 can be made a synonym. If possible we should also have ...
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Merge tags w2 and form-w-2

I am not sure if the tags w2 and form-w-2 are the same. If they are Can we merge this. Else can we have tag wiki to explain the difference. A synonym may not be required as search for w-2 ...
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Merge sales-tax and sales-taxes tags

I noticed that we have both sales-tax and sales-taxes, both of which with a significant number of questions. (20 and 47, respectively, but only 7 questions with both.) I propose that the two be ...
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Is a question about purchasing power off-topic?

Should this question be considered off-topic? I have my own opinion which I'll post as an answer. Is there a measure that uses both cost of living plus income? I don't know much about economy and ...
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What does the [decision] tag mean?

The decision tag currently has eight questions thus tagged, covering a wide range of topics. Their only common thread among them seems to be that they are somehow about someone trying to make a ...
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Make fsa and flexible-spending-account synonyms?

Similar to the request here to merge hsa-related tags, Should we do the same for fsa and flexible-spending-account? I stumbled across an FSA question and realized it didn't even have a tag wiki, ...
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Accounting Area51 proposal has been deleted

I noticed that in the help center article What topics can I ask about here?, the list of topics that are off topic includes: Questions about accounting that are academic or have no bearing on ...
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Can we have a 'Direct Debit' tag?

I have asked a question about direct debits today and noticed that there is no direct debit tag. With 73% of bills payed by direct debit in the UK I think it would be a useful tag.
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Should “microsoft-excel” tag be changed to “spreadsheet”?

Occasionally, we get a question asking about financial functions in spreadsheet programs. Traditionally, these are called Excel sheets and Excel functions, but really most spreadsheets (including ...
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Should “debt-collectors” and “debt-collection” tags be combined?

I noticed today that we have both debt-collectors and debt-collection tags that seem identical. debt-collectors has 19 questions. It has no tag excerpt. debt-collection has 35 questions. The tag ...
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Bug: Flags underlining overlaps text

Provided you've flagged something helpful, select your flag summary. This has recently become underlined due to this change However on this site, due to its particular styling of underlines, the ...
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Meta tag box has lower z index than footer, so appears below when question box is expanded

Here I have my question box expanded so it pushes down the footer. I then click the tags box, and it's below the footer: Here is an animation: No other site does this - in all others the suggestions ...
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Why is the current site self-evaluation still running?

I reviewed a question for the current iteration of the site self-evaluation back on April 23 (here's the link). I notice that the self-evaluation is still running. Isn't this kind of a long time for ...
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The Review count in top bar shows 10. However there are no review items

For past few days I keep seeing the count of review items as 10. When I click on review there are no item. Instead of showing a count of Zero, there is a count of 10 ... it increases to 11 or 12 and ...
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Issue with new design: Suggested edit review page is clipped on the right side

Saw an edit request. Right side clipped in both Chrome and FoxFire
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Issue with new design: Deleted answers are no longer colored/shaded

With the new design, deleted answers are no longer shaded a different color. This is confusing when trying to review/moderate the site. Here's an example picture (from this question). There is no ...
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Should the “savings” and “saving” tags be merged?

I don't have enough reputation in either tag to suggest one as a synonym of the other, but I don't think it's necessary to have both. The savings tag is used on 145 questions, while the saving tag is ...
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How often are questions deleted?

Is there some sort of warning or time period I should be aware of? I assume several questions that were just deleted had low vote counts, although I don't remember off the top of my head. I mainly ask ...
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Why was one of my answers marked as spam with no apparent justification?

One of my answers was marked as such with no apparent justification. This subtracted 100 points from my reputation score. Downvotes are one thing. But marking an answer as spam when it is on topic, ...
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What are the best tools question - Should it stick around?

What are the best software tools for personal finance? Does this question still belong on our site? I have a feeling that if it was asked today, it would be closed as not answerable/not specific, ...
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Dear Community: Could you please help us by completing the site self-evaluation? Thank you!

Good day, all. There is currently a site self-evaluation event underway for Personal Finance & Money. If you haven't already completed this evaluation, could you please help us out and review ...
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Should we permit questions that ask for specific loan providers to be named or recommended?

Refer to this question: https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/20426/which-banks-allows-a-student-living-in-india-to-apply-for-unsecured-lines-of-c Should we permit such questions asking where to ...
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Remove the “finance” and “money” tags and prevent their use in the future

To the attention of Stack Exchange Inc. staff: We've got a couple of tags on the site which are redundant / intrinsic: finance, currently on 31 questions. money, currently on 3 questions. I believe ...
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Shall we broaden the allowed topics to include consumer issues & protection?

There used to be a proposal titled Consumer Issues and Protection at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/40853/consumer-issues-and-protection (now deleted) Consumer issues didn't get as far as ...
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Combine tags “loan” and “loans”?

I think that we should combine the tags "loan" and "loans". Loans is currently much more popular
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Why was a question about bank runs closed?

This question was closed as "off topic". From the list of what's on-topic, I think it's definitely about personal finance, e.g. it falls under "Best practices for saving..". For the specific off-topic ...
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What to do about questions with no tags?

At the moment, there are eight questions with the "untagged" tag only. None are closed questions. At least one* was migrated from Economics SE beta, when it closed. I will go through those eight ...
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Economics.SE is closing, do we want some of their questions?

The Economics Stack Exchange beta will be closed down next week along with a bunch of other quiescent beta sites. There's a movement building up (approved by the SE staff) to migrate as much of the ...
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Migrated question - user mismatched

Take this question as an example. A question was migrated to Money, while the user wasn't active on the site. The user followed the question, but it wasn't matched to him. How can this be resolved?
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Deleting the Armageddon Questions?

https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/12173/what-should-i-keep-in-a-metaphorical-sock-under-the-mattress and others appear to be a genre of question that want to discuss financial collapse, ...
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Question for deletion

Should this question be deleted https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/7223/have-you-ever-bought-china-stock-do-you-want-to-buy-china-stock
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Good Candidates for Deletion

Following questions are good candidates for deletion. Please vote to delete if you agree. https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/7116/how-profitable-is-creating-bitcoins https://money....