Have you ever wondered what it would be like to receive money that your weren’t expecting? Finding an unexpected $20 in a jacket pocket is always nice, however, what if you found $1,000 or more? It is quite possible that you may have funds available to you, that you are not aware of.
States are currently holding approximately $42 billion in unclaimed property from abandoned bank accounts, safe deposit box contents, stocks, uncashed dividend or payroll checks, bonds, mutual funds and utility security deposits, according to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators. The accounts have had no activity or contact with their owners for a year or more (dormancy period).
To help guide you on your search for unclaimed property, you can now find on my website resources on how to do an unclaimed property search along with how to claim missing money. You can also download an unclaimed property search checklist.
There are many free and easy ways to check to see if you have unclaimed money. All of these services can be accessed directly and at no cost. There is almost never a good reason to pay a service to locate money for you. Find out how to conduct your Unclaimed Property Search: How you can find and claim missing money