Voting in the US from abroad?

Expat voter and your State The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act allows US citizens overseas to vote in the state where they last resided prior to departing the US.  Find out more and how that may impact on your US taxes.

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Vote in the US Global Presidential Primary

I just voted in the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary If you are an American living overseas or across borders and want to support the Democratic Party you can vote in the Global Presidential Primary. Find out how here:

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Expat lives in France – From Paris to You: Celebrating 25 Years in France

I just gave a contribution to Ellen. She is a personal sheroe of mine. I hope you’ll support her too! Merci!

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Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice.

Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice. Anyone may increase their chances of winning something by applying using the different methods. Check out our current giveaway to learn more information, including how to enter. About the website So… who’s in charge […]

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Expat in Stockholm finalist in Savuer food blog awards is a Finalist for “Best Use of #Video” in the 6th Annual @saveurmag Blog Awards! We are one of six finalists (out of 50,000!) in the “Best Use of Video” category: and I need your vote! Click the link in the bio! Now until April 30, 2015 voting will be open at NOTE: […]

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US Expats and their US tax returns

Source: U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad. Your worldwide income is subject to U.S. income tax, regardless of […]

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My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström.

An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm: ‘Find your own secret space and own it’ My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström. I was born in Nigeria, studied and worked in the United States, and moved to Stockholm for love many moons ago after giving up my life as a system architect working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). […]

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Interview: Eli Homawoo in Hong Kong

The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong, a trendy spot you would choose to invite some friends for a special night. Eli Homawoo was the glamorous Manager of Salon de Ning…

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Background: On January 20, 2009, Michelle Obama became the 44th First Lady of the United States. Unlike previous First Lady’s she is distinguished not only as the most educated First Lady but the first African American First Lady. Her rise to this position was extraordinary. Throughout the nearly two-year presidential campaign, Michelle Obama demonstrated intelligence, […]

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