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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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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 […]

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.

Source: irs.gov 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 […]

Dear Member of Democrats Abroad, We know that many of you have expressed considerable concern about two relatively recent developments regarding US taxation issues for Americans living abroad, developments that go beyond the requirement to file annually the IRS tax return (1040 and associated forms): the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance […]

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