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New Year’s Money Guide 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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What is your goal? One sister’s goal was to make a documentary film about Black Pete, the racist phenomenon that makes up a Dutch Christmas. Mine was to attend the Democratic National Convention as a blogger and party delegate. Maybe you want to start your own company or stage an art exhibition. Online fundraising can […]

You moved overseas with your kids or they were born abroad making your expat experience even richer. No one plans for tragedy to strike but what would happen to your kids if you died? Will you family be able to remain overseas or if they wish to return home, will that be possible? Life insurance […]

Available in English, French and Italian:http://camillas.limequery.com/index.php/933529/lang-en The survey is conducted in the framework of the research “Highly skilled women migration from SSA to Europe. Beyond the economic point of view” that intend to analyze the highly skilled women migrations flows from Sub – Saharan Africa to Europe in order to explore the present scenario as well […]

The hardest thing about choosing to live a life in a foreign country is trying to find the right way to achieve the same level of comfort as they had back in their country of origin. The stress imposed on an expat becomes exponentially harder to manage if they live somewhere that has had constant […]

We made the cut from 8 to 3. Will you vote one more time for the Black Women in Europe™ Blog to win Best International Blog in this year’s Black Weblog Awards? Thank you! ps: You don’t have to vote in every category and scroll all the way down to the end of the page […]

We are proud to announce that our co-editor’s blog, Black Women in Europe, is listed among the previous Black Weblog Award winners for 2007 when we won the Judges and Popular vote. Her blog has been nominated again this year. Here’s what she says about that: Well we’re still here highlighting the lives of the ordinary […]

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