r/personalfinance

18.7M members
r/personalfinance is a subreddit with 18.7M members discussing topics like Debt and Car. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has crazy activity.
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Popular Topics in r/personalfinance

#1

Debt

: "Debt collector told me they have no proof of why I owe the money"
26 posts
#2

Car

: "My bad decision of buying my Car is keeping me poor and I’m $11,000 underwater."
21 posts
#3

Savings

: "i have 11,000 in Savings. what should i do right now to make sure this money grows? i have no guidance in my life at all"
21 posts
#4

401k

: "Got a job with a 100% 401k match up to 10% of salary, not sure how to plan for retirement as well as a down payment."
21 posts
#5

Retirement

: "My dad had no Retirement plan and is DoorDashing right now, should he sell his other house?"
17 posts
#6

Income

: "Wife’s Job never took out federal Income tax."
15 posts
#7

Credit

: "Tried to take out $200 at ATM, machine went "out of order", called ATM and Bank, they say 90 days to investigate with no provisional Credit. Any recourse?"
13 posts
#8

Taxes

: "How do we keep owing Taxes when it’s time to file?"
10 posts
#9

Mortgage

: "Mortgage Officer told me I cannot accept my promotion at work? How can this be right?"
10 posts
#10

Loan

: "Mother wants me (a college student) to cosign on a Loan, is it a good idea?"
10 posts

Popular Themes in r/personalfinance

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Tax Advice for 2024: Do not file with Turbotax."
45 posts
#2
Money Talk
: "My surgeon charged me $3,400 for wisdom teeth surgery, I paid out-of-pocket. They billed insurance after. The EOB processed, said I was should have paid $638. Can I get my money back?"
32 posts
#3
Advice Requests
: "How to stop obsessing over my salary?"
27 posts
#4
Solution Requests
: "Sell stocks to buy house with cash?"
2 posts

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Member Growth in r/personalfinance

Daily
+-1020 members(-0.0%)
Monthly
+127k members(0.7%)
Yearly
+1.4M members(7.8%)

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