I will never forget helping Robert from Virginia find $24,578 in a bank account he didn’t know existed.He heard me talking about how to find the money hidden in my house national radio program.
Almost everything seems like a scam these days, but the money can be yours just waiting to be claimed. I need to know the correct location.
Why is so much unclaimed money left unattended? To get it, you have to do some work. Here’s how:
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One of the US Treasury’s mandates is to help ordinary citizens claim their lost money. you have the right Either your or a deceased relative’s old bank accounts, safe deposit box contents, uncash checks, insurance policies, CDs, trust funds, utility deposits, stocks and bonds, wages, escrow accounts.
No need to hire dubious services or spend money to make money. If someone asks you for money to find an unclaimed property, ignore them. He can easily do it himself.
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Start with your home state
Your search starts where you live. Each state has its own independent Treasury Department website with special search features for outstanding dues.
Ignore Google as there are many scammers in such search users. To find a link to your state’s Department of Treasury website, go to: Website of the National Unclaimed Property Association. Please select a state or province.
Each state’s site is a little different, but you just follow the step-by-step instructions to fill in the information and the database does the rest. In many cases, the paperwork you need to fill out to claim your money can be printed on these pages.
You will also need to prove your identity and may require a notarized signature. Collection times vary by government agency. It may take weeks or even months, but it works.
Pro tip: If you frequently misspell names or have names that are easily confused, look for those misspellings on the Unclaimed Funds site. Also search for previous names and nicknames.
extend your search
Searching for a specific state may bring up national database sites. MissingMoney.com. If you have lived or done business in many states, this site will connect you to the right finance department.
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MissingMoney is a free government search site. The site only asks for your name and country of residence. Living in multiple locations complicates the search, so you may have to filter the results.
Check Veterans Life Insurance Benefits
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs makes it possible to search the site for unclaimed claims due by current and former policyholders or beneficiaries. This study does not include funds from Military Group Life Insurance (SGLI) or Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI) policies from 1965 to the present. But worth a try.
simply Search the VA.gov site for your own or a veteran’s last name.
forgotten retirement benefits
As you move from company to company in your career, it’s your job to see if your past benefits and retirement savings can be transferred or cashed out. There may be money left in your forgotten past 401,000 accounts.
of National Register of Unclaimed Retirement Benefits Helps find funds entrusted to you by previous employers. To search, you will be asked to enter your social security number. This site promises to be secure, encrypt your personal information and conduct regular security audits. Seems safe to me.
Don’t forget closed banks and investments
Banks close like any other business. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Offers Professional Search This is to see if there is money in your name left in a bankrupt financial institution.
You can find money left in the credit union at: National credit union management site.
and TreasuryHunt.govyou can look for maturing savings bonds that have stopped paying interest.
Check for unclaimed tax refunds
The Internal Revenue Service may be in debt to you. Each year, millions of dollars in tax refunds go unpaid or unclaimed by the IRS.
If you think the IRS may owe you money, Claim Contact the IRS to update your new address. Additionally, if your employer withholds funds from you, the IRS gives you up to three years to file a claim to recover the funds.
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You never know what you’ll find. Set reminders to do this for anniversaries, birthdays, or another day you remember each year. Tell me if you find hidden treasure So I can celebrate with you.
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