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US State Kansas’ Capital Topeka will pay you $15,000 to move there

(CNN) — Ever thought about picking up and moving to Kansas? Now you might. Topeka, the state capital, is offering potential new residents up to $15,000 to move there.

A pilot program called “Choose Topeka” will match employer funds put up for people who move to Topeka and live and work there for a year, city and Shawnee County economic development groups announced Thursday.

Source: Topeka will pay you up to $15,000 just to move there


11 Best Places to Live in Florida

Read our list of the best places to live in in Florida. Discover the most vibrant and livable communities in the Sunshine State.

Known as the Sunshine State, Florida is the third most populous state in the U.S. and has a population nearing 22 million. The state is broken into four geographical areas – the Panhandle, Uplands, the Everglades and the Keys.

Its location along the southeastern border of the United States provides residents with ample job opportunities as well as gorgeous year-round weather.

12 Best Places to Live in 2019

Our curated list of where to live and how to live there

America’s biggest burgs have become thriving adventure hubs, home to a new breed of outdoor athletes who paddleboard before work, bike singletrack at lunch, and hit the climbing gym before dinner. Here’s where and how to join the fun. Continue at Source: The 12 Best Places to Live in 2019

5 countries to retire in if you find New Zealand too expensive

Fed up with NZ? Why not spend your golden years somewhere sunny and affordable?

As patriotic as New Zealanders can be, most of us are well aware Aotearoa is far from perfect.

With its relatively high cost of living, inclement winter weather and remoteness from just about everywhere, it can be tempting to contemplate upping and leaving for pastures greener, skies bluer and property prices far less financially ruinous.

If you no longer have work to worry about, your options are almost endless. Here are a few ideas for those in or approaching retirement – or fantasising about doing it early. Continue at Source: Five countries to retire in if you find New Zealand too expensive

Top 6 places to live in Sussex

Moving to Sussex? This helpful guide will show you all the best areas the county has to offer.

If you’re a fan of Cate Blanchett, The Cure or Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville, why not follow in their footsteps by moving to the stunning county of Sussex.

Piers Morgan lives there too, but we don’t tend to mention it – we don’t want to put you off.

Boasting a number of high-profile celebrities, the county is the sunniest place you can live in the UK, according to three decades worth of Met Office records.

Plus, with the South Downs on its doorstep, a truly stunning coastline and close proximity to London, it’s not hard to see why Sussex is such a popular destination. Continue at Source: Top six places to live in Sussex

10 best places to live in America in 2019

Analyzing the data from the CNBC America’s Top States for Business study, we reveal the 10 states that get the highest marks for low crime, inclusiveness, a strong health system and a healthy environment.

If you could live anywhere in America, where would that be? By the numbers, these are the states that offer the best quality of life. That’s because they offer everything people yearn for: job opportunities, affordable housing, great schools, a low cost of living, affordable health care and a clean environment.

Good quality of life is also good business. What better selling point could there be for a company looking to attract the best talent than to offer a great location for employees to settle down and raise a family. In this tight labor market, companies are increasingly realizing how important this is for their strategic growth plans. It is why Quality of Life is one of the key categories worth 300 out of 2,500 points in CNBC’s annual America’s Top States for Business 2019 rankings. We use hard data to evaluate all 50 states as places to live — factors including crime rates, local attractions, environmental quality and inclusiveness as measured by legal protections written into state laws.

Here are the states that lead the rankings for being the best places to live in the U.S. this year. Continue at Source: These are the best places to live in America in 2019