Finding Unclaimed Balances / Lost Money / Forgotten Funds
It's hard to believe, but people forget about funds that they have on deposit in banks, trust companies and loan companies. They also forget to notify banks, brokers, and others when they have a change of address, or a change of name due to marriage, divorce, etc.
A free searchable database is available at MissingMoney.com. The database provides access to unclaimed property in most states.
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) provides links to databases for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, a few Canadian provinces, and Guam and Puerto Rico.
The US government also has a web page Unclaimed Money from the Government, with links for
In order to avoid any of your assets becoming part of the massive unclaimed property amounts, it is important to:
Tip: Keep good records, so if something happens to you, your heirs will find all your assets!
Revised: January 29, 2016
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