Assn of Americans Resident Overseas unveils ‘new student membership’

Emily Cooper, the aspiring marketing executive played by Lily Collins in the popular Emily in Paris Netflix series, would probably be too old to qualify for it, but other young Americans living in the French capital are being offered a new student membership rate of just €10 a year (US$10.55, £8.82) by the Paris-based Association of Americans Resident Overseas.

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Proposed legislation would address the ‘Expat Retirement Surprise’, but some say SS solvency concerns could keep it from passing

…and just-revealed setback to bill’s progress has sparked calls for a write-in campaign by American Citizens Abroad

“Lois” – not her real name – is an American who has lived in Paris for more than 20 years, but, like many expats, she spent the first half of her career working in the U.S., and building up a U.S. Social Security pot for her eventual retirement...

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SECURE Act 2.0: AARO seeks to mobilize overseas Americans in urging Congress to include expats in new retirement legislation

The Paris-based Association of Americans Resident Overseas is calling on American expats around the world – and other advocacy organizations who represent them – to join its campaign to convince U.S. lawmakers to include what it says are long-overdue measures to address the problems Americans who live abroad have in accessing and retaining their savings and U.S. retirement accounts, in new retirement legislation currently progressing through Congress.

AARO's Paul Atkinson to host Zoom Q&A on U.S. expat banking next Thursday

Paul Atkinson, who chairs the banking committee of the Paris-based Association of Americans Resident Overseas (AARO), will answer viewers' questions on "the everyday challenges" Americans abroad are increasingly facing, as a result of banks deciding they no longer wish to accommodate American expat clients and cancelling them, during a Zoom "meet-up" next Thursday (Feb. 17).

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AARO's William Jordan: 'Twenty Years Since September 11, 2001'

William Jordan, president of the Association of Americans Resident Overseas, remembers what happened on this day in 2001 in the U.S...

Twenty years ago, on a beautiful late summer morning on the East Coast of the U.S., two planes struck the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, and another slammed into the Pentagon across the Potomac from the nation’s capital. A fourth crashed near Shanksville, PA, after passengers realized what had happened in New York and the Washington area and decided to sacrifice themselves rather than let their aircraft become the fourth missile in a deliberate attack on the United States, its people, and what they represented.

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Ross McGill: ‘FATCA isn’t the problem: CBT is’ 

Ross McGill: ‘FATCA isn’t the problem: CBT is’ 

In the early years of this century, a number of major media exposés reported how Homeland Americans, as well as rich people from other developed and developing countries, were making...