There is more than $40 billion in unclaimed money, sitting with US state governments. Do a free check to see if any of it is yours.

by tosi-ebin

I’m always surprised by how few people know about this.

When a business owes you money but can’t send it to you, they may turn it over to the state. Each state holds onto that money and keeps a detailed list of who it belongs to. If some of it’s yours, you can file a claim to get it back into your pocket.

The money could be anything from eg.

  • States’ Unclaimed Money
  • Unclaimed Back Wages
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Taxes
  • Banking, Investments, and Currency
  • Mortgages
  • Saving Bonds
  • International Funds

The United States Government 🇺🇲 has a service set up to help assist you with any queries or claims here: www.usa.gov/unclaimed-money

Edit: For Canadians 🇨🇦:

www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/banking/unclaimed-balances.html

Edit: If you live in Britain 🇬🇧:

unclaimedassets.co.uk/trace-forgotten-funds

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France 🇫🇷:

www.afb.fr/

Australia 🇦🇺:

www.fido.asic.gov.au/

New Zealand 🇳🇿:

www.ird.govt.nz/unclaimed-money/

Switzerland 🇨🇭:

www.swissbanking.org/

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