American expats ask: 'Will my vote arrive in time to be counted?'

Editor's note: This article was updated on Sept. 22nd

With less than two months to go until the U.S. presidential election, American expats are more unsure than ever about whether their efforts to vote this year will pay off. Media reports of postal delays and other issues have caused many to wonder how, if at all, they can boost the chances their vote will arrive in time to be counted. 

Here, Laura Mosedale, co-chair of voter registration for Democrats Abroad UK and a Federal Voting Assistance Program-certified voting assistance official, provides an update on this fast-moving situation...

Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland, to expat fellow Americans: ‘Vote!’

Even some who were die-hard fans, back in the day, of the globally-famous British New Wave band known as The Police, might not immediately recognize the intense, 60-something gentleman with wavy white hair and a salt-and-pepper beard, addressing the YouTube camera in a strong American accent. 

A give-away might be a tangle of drums and other instruments visible behind him – particularly for those Police fans who might previously have seen Stewart Copeland’s much-photographed-over-the-years home music studio in Los Angeles, known as the Sacred Grove…

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Essential Financial Acronyms for Americans Living Abroad

Essential Financial Acronyms for Americans Living Abroad

The American Expat Financial News Journal’s “Essential Financial Acronyms for Americans Living Abroad” is designed to help our fellow Yanks in Expatland to navigate the international seas of the financial...