Best places to live...and not work

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
The internet is full of lists of the best places to live and work.

But that's no fun! What we need is a list of great places to live and not work. And I'm not just talking about retirement. I'm talking a great place for folks of all ages to live and collect unemployment, acting as a leech on society's more ambitious people. Forbes of all places has compiled just such a list.

If you live in Denmark and have worked 52 weeks out of the previous 3 years, you're eligible to receive 90% of your earnings from the past 4 years. Norway and Finland have similar programs. There's a drop-off before you get to Sweden, Israel, Japan and Germany.

In the United States, unemployment benefits can be as low as 27%. The problem with unemployment tourism is that it may be difficult to successfully gain citizenship in a foreign country after you've established a track record of sitting around watching The Price is Right. So you'll want to work hard and earn a decent living for a few years before attempting this con.
Read Full Story

People are Reading

The Latest from our Partners
1 - 3 of 15