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Low-cost International Calling - Using Skype for Long Distance

There are many low-cost ways to keep in touch with the USA, Skype is just one. Skype is a popular messenger/VOIP service that has been in operation since 2003, that was recently purchased by Microsoft and has absorbed the Microsoft Live Messenger accounts. The Skype application allows people to communicate for free by text chat, voice and video calls between Skype accounts, and also offers a service for making or receiving landline calls with a subscription.

Last UK-USA Christmas Posting Dates (2016)

If you're sending packages and cards overseas, you've got to be on the ball and send everything early to ensure you'll beat the last minute Christmas rush.

How to watch the live election results in the UK

It's nearly election day in the USA (finally!) and there are so many choices in how to watch the election news and results, both on televsion and internet live streams. This has been such a stressful election season, expats may stay up all night to watch the results come in as it's been so close.

How to Watch the First Presidential Debate Live in the UK (Update: Replay)

The first of the 2016 presidential election debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is tonight at 2am, (9pm Eastern) for 90 minutes. If you're willing to stay up until the wee hours, you can easily watch live.

Five Things You Need to Know About US Expat Taxes for 2016

When it comes to US expat taxes, there may be a lot you don’t know! In addition to the confusing laws, deductions, credits and qualifying factors, things change from year to year. So let’s take a look at 5 things you may not know about filing US taxes- but should.


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