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New Year’s Money Guide for Women Part 1 with Ellevest

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. “There’s no instant formula to greatness here, no “simple steps,” because that’s just not how life works, right? But from my years of experience working on Wall Street, here’s my advice to help you achieve financial confidence.” — Sallie Krawcheck, […]

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Yup! Get your US tax return together

Note: We (BlackExpat.com) recommend Taxes for Expats because of their transparent flat fee service, years of experience and excellent customer reviews. Source: TFX Why Americans Abroad Should File U.S. Tax Return 1. First and foremost, it’s the law – If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, you must report income from all sources […]

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Time to register to vote &/or request your absentee ballot

  Dear Adrianne — Happy New Year 2018! The midterm elections 2018 are our first major opportunity to hold the Republican Party accountable. They have been letting Trump get away with his attacks on the democratic institutions so important to everything we hold dear about the United States, while also destabilizing the world, making inequality […]

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Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son

Decolonial Daughter Expat Lesley-Ann Brown will have a new book published next year. Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son will be available in paperback on –15 May 2018.  A Trinidadian-American writer and activist explores motherhood, migration, identity, nationhood and how it relates to land, imprisonment, and genocide for Black and Indigenous peoples. Having […]

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It only took me 2 days to finally understand Lagom.

Editor’s note: I went to Lola’s book mingle on Thursday, unwittingly with one of the contributors I connected to the author, and met so many interesting people supporting the book launch. I got my hands on a hardcopy of the book [I have the Kindle verson too] and read it in two days. The book […]

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Lagom is best.

As the Swedish proverb goes, ‘Lagom är bäst’ (The right amount is best). Lagom sums up the Swedish psyche and is the reason why Sweden is one of the happiest countries in the world with a healthy work-life balance and high standards of living. Lagom is a way of living that promotes harmony. It celebrates […]

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Historic Black Girl Magic

Vashti Harrison’s Bold New Book Available for UK delivery: http://amzn.to/2vkQnDw US delivery: http://amzn.to/2uW34lH

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A Weekend of Wellness: Relax, Relate, Release!

Note: Shared from Black Women in Europe for the Yoga loving Black Expat women. Scroll to the bottom for your exclusive discount. A Weekend of Wellness: Relax, Relate, Release! Fri, Aug 18, 20174:00pm Sun, Aug 20, 20173:00pm Bore PlaceBore Place RdChiddingstone Kent TN8 7ARUK Join the OYA team for a weekend away at Bore Place, 500 […]

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Dear Readers, We’ve been gone for a bit but the Q2 issue is coming out now as promised! As before, we will provide stories and insights from Black expatriates around the globe from the usual to the most unexpected. In this new issue we chronicle: David Crane, man of many talents – MC, illusionist, entrepreneur, […]

Hat tip to Andrea Martins, Director, ExpatWomen.com Clements International is excited this year to be offering a new scholarship program for expatriate students. US$10,000 will be shared between six winning students, aged 12-18, of any nationality, who have spent at least two years living outside of their home country. The scholarship contest offers expat students […]

Multi-talented Bonnie Greer was born in Chicago where she later studied with David Mamet before moving to New York to study at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. She has been living in Britain since the late 1980s. Bonnie regularly contributes articles to the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent and Marie Claire as well as appearing for […]

BlackExpat.com is proud to have Black Girl on Mars, Lesley-Anne Brown, as a guest blogger. The fact of the matter is that no matter how well you have adjusted to your new life abroad, you will always be visited by a nagging longing to go home. This longing does not reveal itself constantly, but instead […]

The International Institute of Education (www.iie.org) is an organization which sponsors programs and research to support study abroad and international education for all nationalities around the world. Each year they publish a report on international student flows called “Open Doors”. In these reports are always demographic breakdowns of US students studying abroad and here is […]

A Special Message to all Black Expats (and expats in general) Dear Readers, As everyone knows, we live in increasingly precarious economic times with all of us struggling to keep our jobs or just make ends meet. In light of the current turbulence in some areas of the world, we on Black Expat would like […]

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