USA Federal Voting Day Approaching

USA Federal Voting Day Approaching

BY Jerry Hurych / /

As the Presidential primaries are wrapping up, make sure you are registered for absentee voting in the general election in November. Visit FVAP.gov for more information and feel free to reach out with all your voting questions!

Mike Keller Meets Saad Al-Shammari

Mike Keller Meets Saad Al-Shammari

BY Saudi Gazette / /

When Mike Keller sat next to Saad Al-Shammari to enjoy a traditional Saudi lamb feast in Abqaiq last week, generations of deep family ties that cross thousands of miles of land, ocean and cultures were reconnected.

Opening Day Arrives At Last!

Opening Day Arrives At Last!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

I played a mean softball short field in my Aramco days and, while I’ve long since hung up my cleats, I continue to follow the game. And I know I’m not the only ExPat out there that feels this way.

Scud Kids Remember

Scud Kids Remember

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Scud Kids remember growing up in a little town on the edge of a desert beside the sea with cookie-cutter houses and friends who became family. We remember the Gulf War when we carried gas masks to school and hid beneath our desks while air raid sirens wailed overhead.

USA Federal Income Tax Regulations

USA Federal Income Tax Regulations

BY Jerry Hurych / /

If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad.

Saudi Arabia Travel Warning

Saudi Arabia Travel Warning

BY Jerry Hurych / /

The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Saudi Arabia. There continue to be reports of threats against U.S. citizens and other Westerners, as well as locations frequented by them.

USA Absentee Ballot Information

USA Absentee Ballot Information

BY Jerry Hurych / /

If you have not received a ballot from your State at least 30 days before the election you can vote in the upcoming election using the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB). The FWAB is a write-in backup ballot that can be completed for the election.

Insta-Lebanon: My Trip in Pictures

Insta-Lebanon: My Trip in Pictures

BY Mary Ashkar / /

Two weeks ago I was in Lebanon celebrating my dad’s birthday and spending time with my family. It had been almost 4 years since my last visit. A lot has changed but the most interesting difference for me was the ability to document my trip on Instagram!

The Legend of “The Lost City of Iram”

The Legend of “The Lost City of Iram”

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Arabian Peninsula has been known as a land of many mysteries for thousands of years. At the center of some of its most enduring legends is the fabled city of Iram, also called Ubar, the capital of the Kingdom of Ad.

Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement?

Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement?

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

According to the Federal Reserve Board, nearly a third (31%) of U.S. adults say they had no savings or pension to help them afford retirement and a quarter didn’t know how they would afford their golden years.

Federal Income Tax Info For Americans

Federal Income Tax Info For Americans

BY Jerry Hurych / /

DHS is warning users of the potential for tax refund fraud. In February, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) discovered that their Electronic Filing PIN application on IRS.gov was accessed by hackers.

Safe Travelers Enrollment Program (STEP)

Safe Travelers Enrollment Program (STEP)

BY Jerry Hurych / /

As Spring Break approaches and many families have planned exciting travels, we ask that you please consider enrolling your trip with the Safe Travelers Enrollment Program.(STEP)

Shopping for Vegetables in Al-Khobar

Shopping for Vegetables in Al-Khobar

BY Aramco ExPats / /

My name is Curtis Blake. My wife Shirley and I are thirty-year veterans of life in Saudi Arabia as employees of Saudi Aramco. We raised six children during those thirty years, three of whom were born in the Dhahran Hospital.

College Entrance Exams

College Entrance Exams

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Many Aramco ExPats have children or even grandchildren hoping to get into college and facing the fearsome challenge of taking college entrance exams such as the SAT.

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

BY Jerry Hurych / /

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.

Join Us at Hafla 2016

Join Us at Hafla 2016

BY Aramco ExPats / /

My wife, Christien, and I are looking forward to welcoming all annuitants to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for the Hafla 2016 reunion.

Reilly Financial Advisors: Your Aramco Expert

Reilly Financial Advisors: Your Aramco Expert

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Check out this short video to find out how Reilly Financial Advisors, an expert in helping hundreds of Aramcons safely navigate their retirement, can aid you in handling the difficulties of living abroad.

Reilly Financial Advisors: Your Aramco Expert

Reilly Financial Advisors: Your Aramco Expert

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Check out this short video to find out how Reilly Financial Advisors, an expert in helping hundreds of Aramcons safely navigate their retirement, can aid you in handling the difficulties of living abroad.

Las Vegas Adventures

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A trip to Las Vegas on business need not be all work. There is an abundance of choices of entertaining things to do indoors and out.