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State tag suggestion

We need tags for all 50 states, and probably the territories. For example there is no Washington or Washington DC tag, but there is California.
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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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Should the tags definition and terminology be merged

Should we create a tag synonym for the definition and terminology tags? Currently the tag wiki for definition says "to be used for any question where one needs to understand the meaning of a ...
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At what point does a company become relevant to have its own tag? Or should they be combined?

I recently asked a question about the term Equal Housing Lender being used by p2p lenders. I noticed that there is a tag "lending-club" as well as "lending" and "peer-to-peer-lending" but there is no ...
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"budget" vs "budgeting" tags

We have tags for both budget and budgeting. To me, these look identical. Currently, there are 123 questions tagged "budget" and only 9 questions tagged "budgeting". 6 of these questions are tagged ...
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Should we merge tags employee-stock-options and employee-share-plan

Should we merge [create synonyms] the tags employee-stock-options and employee-share-plan, or is there enough distinction to keep both. I guess we can create a distinction, but would need more ...
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Should we combine the UTMA and UGMA tags?

I would like to propose that we combine the utma and ugma tags into one tag, perhaps called ugma-utma. UTMA (Uniform Transfer to Minors Act) and UGMA (Uniform Gift to Minors Act) accounts are very ...
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Is the "Accounting" tag wiki accurate?

When I read the following wiki: https://money.stackexchange.com/tags/accounting/info, I am getting mixed messages. Firstly, it mentions that all accounting questions must be personal. In my mind a "...
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Bankruptcy tag definition

I noticed that the bankruptcy tag has no wiki currently, and was considering editing one; but wanted to make sure I had a solid understanding of what it should mean here. Given this is a personal ...
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Why is there no 401a tag?

I think there should be a 401a tag, I don't understand how that doesn't already exist?
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Value in having a time-sensitive tag?

I've answered a number of questions that are specific to the year, e.g. "What is this year's IRA maximum?" Some of these were closed as stale, then reopened after my update to current year's data. ...
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The "security" tag is ambiguous. Should we re-define it according to the general meaning?

I just noticed the security tag has an ambiguous meaning. I started to address this with some tag edits, and then realized I should post here about it so we can discuss & document the decision, ...
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Should the charity and charitable-contributions tags be merged?

charity seems to be applied to all questions that somehow relate to charity, while two out of the three questions tagged with charitable-contributions deal specifically with tax issues. Should these ...
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Should the "treasury" tag be renamed to make it specific to the U.S., as it has been used so far?

What is the treasury tag for? I just saw it on a handful of questions. It looks like it is being used to refer to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. But, "treasury" itself is a generic word ...
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What's the value of the "value" tag?

I'm trying to think of a tag wiki description for the value tag, but I find myself having trouble describing exactly what it's supposed to refer to. The first few questions from the tag are: ...
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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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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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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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Are the tags "online-tools" and "online-applications" redundant? Merge, change, or what?

Are the tags online-tools and online-applications redundant? I'm a developer, and I already know from a software perspective there is a difference between a tool and an application ... so I'm not ...
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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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Should we remove the "personal-finance" tag? How to?

The tag personal-finance seems completely redundant for this site, and I want to remove it. Any objections? Stack Exchange folks: I'm also wondering how I would go about doing this. I don't see ...
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Is there a valid difference between home-loan and mortgage tags?

Should both the home-loan and the mortgage tag exist?
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Should we merge the tags 'bank' and 'banking'?

Should we merge the tags bank and banking? I think they mean the same thing.
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Tag disambiguation: tag "short-selling" currently has two meanings

I've noticed the short-selling tag is being used both to refer to questions about selling stocks short in the stock market as well as the real-estate/mortgage concept of selling a property for a value ...
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Should we create synonyms for credit-score as credit-report tags

There are 2 tags credit-score and credit-report. Technically the report is the overall letter and score is the number. But is the distinction required, should we be creating synonyms
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Should we combine HSA and health-spending-account tags?

Should we combine the hsa and health-spending-account tags? Also, shouldn't it be health-savings-account instead of health-spending-account?
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Should we eliminate the sticky-wages tag?

I ran across this post that contains the "sticky-wages" tag. It is the only post with this tag. I had never heard of the term "sticky wages" so I had to look it up. Okay, it is a term that is out ...
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Does it make sense to merge the tag "tax" and "taxes"

Should we merge these tags and create synonyms.
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Is there a difference between tags 'broker' and 'brokerage' or should they be merged?

Is there a difference between tags broker and brokerage or should they be merged?
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What is the advanced-trading tag for?

I'm looking at tags and saw advanced-trading. What is this tag for? How is it different than trading? What should the tag-wiki say? Should we keep it?
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Where's the "review tag wiki" tool?

I posted a "proposed update" to the mortgage tag wiki yesterday, and got a message that it would display after being peer reviewed. I've also noticed that I have the approve tag wiki edits privilege, ...
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Is the "money" tag valuable?

Is there value in the money tag? Should we delete the tag all together? When should you use it?
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How should (currency) tags be defined?

I haven't looked too much at the tags in use, but noticed an inconsistency in the currency tags for this question -- 'usd' and 'british-pound'. I thought I'd create a meta question to discuss.
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Investor badge and Investing badge

At some point, we will have both the Investor badge (a general badge), and the investing badge (a tag badge). The investing badge doesn't exist yet, but it's third most popular tag, with 3 users over ...
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Should we eliminate the "personal-finance" tag?

Should we eliminate the personal-finance tag? It appears redundant given the site topic, which is now obvious with the "personal finance and money" name on the site during the beta. Mea culpa: I'm ...

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