Joe Biden to Americans abroad: we'll "work...with you" on the issues impacting your lives

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has at last acknowledged the American expatriate voter, with a letter "to all Americans Residing Abroad" in which he pledges that a Biden-Harris administration would "work in partnership with you on all the issues that impact your lives and well-being as Americans resident abroad, including reviewing the barriers to accessing banking and financial services".

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Wisconsin’s Thun Financial plans expat and int’l client business growth after acquisition by major U.S. RIA

 Thun Financial Advisors, a Madison, Wisconsin-based advisory firm that over the past 12 years has managed to build a business servicing some 500 clients in more than 50 countries around the world, is planning to grow its business catering to U.S. expats and international clients of other nationalities, after it’s acquired over the next few months by Creative Planning, one of the largest Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firms in the U.S.

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U.S. ambassador to Americans resident in Mexico: consider going home

The U.S. Ambassador to Mexico has urged U.S. citizens who are resident in the country to "think long and hard" about the possibility of returning to the U.S. in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic.

Ambassador Christopher Landau made his call in a YouTube video posted on the Embassy's website last Friday, and reinforced it on Tuesday afternoon Mexico time, in what was billed as a "virtual town hall for American Citizens in Mexico", to which residents and others were invited to submit questions in advance (See photo, above)... 

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Some HNW Americans reported snapping up Brexit-impacted UK property bargains

The combination of significantly lower prices for desireable London property and a strong U.S. dollar – both seen as at least in part as the result of uncertainty over Britain's political future as a result of the UK's Brexit troubles – has seen at least some wealthy Americans snapping up some of the most expensive of these London properties, at reduced prices that most people would still consider to be eye-watering.

Latest Brexit turmoil seen adding to complexity for American buyers of U.K. properties

News that the U.S. dollar was again spiking against the British pound today, on news that Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit deal was coming in for criticism and had prompted two cabinet ministers to quit, was seen as adding fresh complexity to the difficulties American expatriates looking to buy U.K. properties were already struggling with, mortgage industry sources told the American Expat Financial News Journal. 

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SEAT reminder: 'April 7 is deadline for you to tell Senate Finance C'ttee how well U.S. int'l tax regime works for you'

SEAT reminder: 'April 7 is deadline for you to tell Senate Finance C'ttee how well U.S. int'l tax regime works for you'

As we reported here last week, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee held a hearing last month on “How U.S. International Tax Policy Impacts American Workers, Jobs, and Investment." Many in...

Apr-06-2021