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5 Tips for Living in Dubai

Expats in Dubai will find one of the largest expat hubs in the world. With so many other people from other cultures, it's a location where just about anyone can find a comfort zone with the right frame of mind and amount of effort. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Singapore, Singapore

An American woman who lived in Singapore for about 7 months loved the people, the lifestyle, the safety and the fresh, wholesome food. Her biggest challenges were the heat, the humidity and the lack of air conditioning.

Expert Advice: Use the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion to Save More on your US Taxes

US expats can deduct $97,600 of foreign income from their 2013 US tax return with the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion if they qualify as an official expat. (This amount jumps to $99,200 in 2014.) To qualify as a US expat, you must pass one of two determining residency tests: The Physical Presence test (PPT) or the Bona Fide Residence test (BFR). With the PPT, you must be outside the US for 330 of any 365-day period and earn foreign income. (Read Full Tip)

5 Tips for Living in Tanzania

Expats living in Tanzania find a wide variety of cultural influences and geography, which is largely dependent upon where in the country they live and what brought them there in the first place. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Kabwe, Zambia

Find out what it's like to move as an American expat to Zambia from Germany. That makes for a lot of different cultural dynamics... see how this expat makes it work!

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FBAR!

With the FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Report) deadline approaching and many expats unaware of whether or not they need to file, take a closer look at the filing requirements and how exactly it is done. (Read Article)

Review of Garden International School, Eastern Seaboard, Ban Chang in Ban Chang, Rayong, Thailand, Thailand

An expat parent's experiences with Garden International School, Eastern Seaboard, Ban Chang in Ban Chang, Rayong, Thailand, Thailand - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Garden International School, Eastern Seaboard, Ban Chang. (Read Report)

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