Dheer
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Why not have categories, like StackOverflow, and be a general "Money" SE?
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On any stackexchange site, it’s important to have most questions answered. If questions are not answered, it would be a Ghost town with lots of questions and no answers. The first thing a new user who ...

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2014 Community Moderator Election Results
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A hearty thank you to all the pro-tem moderators: Alex B, George Marian, MrChrister, and C. Ross. And a special one for Chris W. Rea for initiating this site as SE V1.0 and then seeing it to ...

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Why was my forex question off topic, when other similar questions weren't?
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The question you asked is a broad level economic and politics question. It is hypothetical as to what happens to Euro. Well it would depend on politics ... There was no Euro 15 years back. What ...

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Why not have categories, like StackOverflow, and be a general "Money" SE?
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Just so that you don't feel your questions are not answered; Why is money.stackexchange.com only personal finance, especially when there's no better SE for other money-related questions? Ans: It’s ...

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What does this site gain by coming out of beta?
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Finish is just a small issue. The key I think when the site comes out of Beta is it would mean to all "The site has all the abilities to grow and sustain all by itself" This is more like graduation, ...

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Should *all* questions that *depend-on* a country include a country tag?
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Otherwise, I'd ideally want one well-written answer to my question that includes details for every country/region/etc. This is not only difficult. There are too many countries, and there is no single ...

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Fraud vs Scams? Tag merger?
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Ben Miller would definitely put out an well balanced answer. In the meantime ... fraud and scam are different in my view. Fraud would more used at one of attempt by someone trying to impersonate or ...

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How should we handle questions that are too localized? Close or edit?
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In my opinion a localized question can be made generic only if the OP agrees, to an extent an assumption can be made and the question edit to make it more generic, but one should't try to salvage a ...

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Does this question belong on this site instead of Politics.SE?
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This is more apt on economics site than this one. If posted, this question would have got closed here.

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Are questions about personal finance from a religious framework on-topic?
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Agree at broad level with Ben. Although the request is for generic discussion, if I take a look at the 2 specific questions, one was on topic, and if we see the up votes, they reflect overall 25 that ...

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Should there be a tag for questions about welfare benefits?
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Between welfare or welfare-benefits I would prefer welfare-benefits. To me welfare is more generic, it could also be more of well-being. Public-Aid is also a good choice. However it may not be ...

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Site Design Celebration
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We can conduct a celebration drive to clean up the house. Focus on Unanswered questions. We have 154 with no answers, we can take a look; - Some should be easy to answer given that I see similar ...

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What to do with potentially criminal scenario questions?
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There is a thin line in such question; - At times someone doesn't know and is asking a genuine question - At times someone knows hes done something wrong and wants to know likely hood of being caught. ...

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Is there any benefit to the site when people accept an answer?
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An accepted answer means that the Original Poster (OP) got the answer he is looking for. The only benefit is knowing that the OP got what he was looking for. In most cases the accepted answer is ...

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What is meant by the off-topic close reason "product or service recommendations"?
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I think its a mixed bag. To me intent of this was to closed question like is Bank A better than Bank B. Which bank/service gives the cheapest service. So to me there are 3 things happening; ...

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OnStartups is closing. Should the PF&M "on-topic" list change? UPDATE: There's a new "startups" site
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It's too bad onstartups is closing ... I guess we can allow question on taxation on small business. At times we do have and answer questions on Sole Proprietorship ... The only question we need to ...

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What Bitcoin questions should be on- and off-topic here at Personal Finance & Money?
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All the questions listed do not belong here and are more apt on bitcoin site. There could be some bitcoins question that can be here ... but I can't think of any ... nor come up with some guidelines ...

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Should we have a tag for Islamic-oriented investment questions?
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The list of question is small. If we still want to have a tag; islamic-banking is a better tag as it is well known word. It would be easier to think the term and tag.

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Expanding the scope of "money" to economics, etc
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While some questions on economics can make sense here, most don't. The community does not have expertise in answering quite a few economic concepts. The difficulty this community is facing is can we ...

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Are questions about the terms and interest rates of savings accounts on topic?
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My question would be about the typical terms for promotional, luring rates for this. I basically want to know how common it is for the savings rate to be cranked back down to the currently typical 0.1%...

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Community blog for Money.stackexchange
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Yes We should have the dedicated blog area. I will be reading it, but will not be contributing [or contributing less than once per week] Please upvote this if you like the idea of blog.

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Is there a place to add general information on a topic that might be useful, or should I ask/answer my own question?
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Right now I don't think there is any place, however once the site graduates, there will be a blog for the site that members can contribute. I think these useful info could go in there. Right now you ...

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How should we handle posts from scammers (or about scams)?
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I think we should keep it. We are anyways keep an eye on links that promote sites ... There could be some users for whom this maybe very usefull / valuable ... given the populatiry of our site, over ...

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Can we maybe not chastize people for bad situations?
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At time what looks OK for one, looks not so OK for others. If you feel a particular comment offensive, you can flag it for moderator attention and normally it gets removed. No one knows the ...

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Is it appropriate to mark "Is this person xxx" as duplicates?
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Even if we mark these and duplicate and close; we generally don't delete such questions or answers. Most are scam questions and simple answer is to stay away from these. There are some variations or ...

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Increase Rep Level for Commenting
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Specifically on this site I haven't seen abuse of comments. There are some that have attracted more comments. What I have seen is that quite a few new users even with the low threshold need to make ...

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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?
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The question here should be a straight question of fact. There's no real opinion involved - Either the law requires plan sponsors to allow participants to get out or it doesn't. There are two answers ...

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Is asking questions here, in order to gain insight for product development ok?
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In the past questions on products / services or applications were considered offtopic and were closed. If the questions are around generic understanding of say how a specific feature of something [...

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The re-phrased new questions/ close as identical?
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I think it should be closed. There was another user sometime back, who wanted to make it rich by taking a 1 Million unsecured loan from Bank and investing in Facebook IPO and getting rich when it ...

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Is a question on contracts appropriate?
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Looks more like a legal question. ie Can a Business refuse to sell you a particular type of contract because of residency. They want to sell you something else that is more expensive. If this is ...

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