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How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad

Thanksgiving is a time when expats naturally think about their family and friends back in the States. No other country celebrates on the same day in the same way, so there might be an inclination for expats to hide away with a turkey sandwich. There are however lots of other things you can do to make Thanksgiving just […]

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting for American Expats Guide

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting for Americans Expats Guide

Many expats were early adopters of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and as all American citizens, including expats, have to file a US tax return every year, how to report Cryptos is a pertinent question for many Americans living abroad. In 2021 in particular, cryptos have frequently featured in the news due to dramatic value changes. With many […]

How to Celebrate 4th of July Abroad in 2021

How to Celebrate 4th of July Abroad in 2021

While in much of the States life has returned to normal, in many other countries it hasn’t yet, meaning celebrating the 4th of July in 2021 for Americans expats may require imagination and improvisation for a second year running. Being resourceful comes with the territory for expats though, and wherever you are there’s bound to […]

Self-Employment Tax Deductions and Credits for US Expats

US small business owner sits at a table in a kitchen claiming her self employment tax deductions.

When you embark on the adventure of living abroad, you open yourself up to exciting experiences, diverse cultures, and tantalizing cuisines. However, if you’ve decided to pursue a side gig or fully embrace self-employment during your overseas journey, navigating your tax obligations becomes a bit more intricate. As a self-employed expat, understanding your income, tax […]

Insurance Challenges and Options for American Expats

Insurance Challenges and Options for American Expats

Adjusting to living abroad takes planning, especially when it comes to your finances and health. Healthcare and health insurance, in particular, come with their own challenges abroad. In this article, experts from International Citizens Insurance share the most common insurance challenges and solutions for American expats.  Challenges of Local healthcare abroad Healthcare in the United States ranks as one […]

5 Considerations for American Expats Transferring Money Internationally

5 Considerations for American Expats Transferring Money Internationally

(Article contributed by Jason Landrum a OFX International Money Transfers.) In today’s international job market, global mobility has allowed Americans to move around the world. The ability to work from a beach bungalow or a mountain retreat is an appealing notion. And, for many, living abroad can only be possible with “money mobility.” Whether you’re […]