Nevada in Your Future: The Complete Relocation Guide for Job-Seekers, Business, Retirees, and Snowbirds

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Nevada is on a roll! It's America's fastest growing state and Las Vegas is the fastest growing metropolitan area. Nevada leads the nation in economic growth and job creation and it's a great place to retire! Are you tempted to join the migration to our most dynamic state? Everything you need to know is between these covers!
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Overview

Nevada is on a roll! It's America's fastest growing state and Las Vegas is the fastest growing metropolitan area. Nevada leads the nation in economic growth and job creation and it's a great place to retire! Are you tempted to join the migration to our most dynamic state? Everything you need to know is between these covers!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942053425
  • Publisher: DiscoverGuides
  • Publication date: 12/24/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The State
1. Why Nevada?
Nevada state map 10
Seeking sanctuary in the Silver State 11
The way it was 18
The way it is 27
Weather or not 28
Beating the heat 29
Shielding the sun 30
Driving and surviving the desert 32
Just the facts 33
Nevada counties map 35
2. Essential Nevada
A taxing situation? 36
Things automotive 39
Nearly everything else you need to know about the state 43
Useful state government addresses 50
Statewide associations 52
Just visiting? 53
3. School Days
Nevada's education picture 55
Enrollment and attendance requirements 57
Attendance requirements 58
Colleges and universities 59
4. The Job Market
Where and how to find that job 64
Where the jobs are 65
What the jobs are 69
Casino jobs 71
The wage picture 73
The "Job Connection" 76
State-licensed professions 77
Professional organizations 80
How to land that job 82
Cover letters and resumes 84
5. Business Sense
Starting or relocating a business 90
Business types 92
Small business information sources 95
6. Special Section: Incorporating in Nevada
The advantages of a Nevada corporation 98
Incorporating: The necessary steps 101
7. The Retirees
Seniors and the Silver State 106
Planning for retirement 109
An "off to Nevada" checklist 111
The most popular retirement areas 114
Senior service agencies and useful reference books 120
8. The Snowbirds
Feathering your winter nest 122
Where the Snowbirds roost 124
Casino camping 126
Joining the RV clan? 132
9. It's Just a Game
Recreation, not ruination 141
Games people should and shouldn't play 145
Part 2 The Communities
10. The Southern Tip
Clark County: Wagging the dog 151
The Clark County communities 161
11. Reno-Tahoe Area
Scenery, substance & silver 178
Reno-Sparks 184
Neighboring towns 187
12. Rural Nevada
The western edge 199
Interstate 80 corridor 205
Highway 50 corridor and the eastern edge 212
Part 3 The Attractions
13. Southern Nevada
Lusty Las Vegas 224
Attractions elsewhere 238
14. Reno-Tahoe
Reno-Sparks 243
Lake Tahoe and beyond 250
15. The Great Basin
The U.S. 50 corridor 264
Way out east: Highway 93 271
Interstate 80 corridor 274
The Silver Trail 276
16. Afterthoughts
The very best of Nevada 279
A Nevada gaming glossary 281
Other useful Nevada books 286
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