How to Claim Money that Should Be Yours For Free
There are billions of dollars’ worth of forgotten or overlooked passbook savings, checking accounts, utility deposits, stocks, bonds, and other funds and interest waiting to be claimed by you if you are the direct owner or heir to this money.
The reason is that sometimes money just “falls through the cracks.” Because you may have change your address or change your name, computers bury your file, and without warning, a company that holds assets that belongs to you can’t find you. After 3 to 5 years, the company gives up and turns the assets over to the state. The state is supposed to track you down but most states don’t make any effort.
Here’s how to see if there is any money waiting for you. Contact the “Unclaimed Property” Division of your states Treasurer’s Office: and any other states where you or your family have lived, went to school, or been in business. When you contact them, you going to need to give them your name, address and a photocopy of your ID and your Social Security Card to the unclaimed-property agency. The agent will then check his records to see if you are due anything. Many states even pay annual interest. So, for example, if you had $100 electric company deposit from the 1970's, it could be worth over $500 today. Jared from South-bend Indiana said "I discovered I had $1100 payout from an old insurance policy, I used that money to take my family on vacation. Thank you unclaimed money!!"
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Website to Claim Free Money for Each State
District of Columbia: http://cfo.dc.gov/service/unclaimed-property
New Hampshire: http://www.nh.gov/treasury/
New Jersey: http://www.unclaimedproperty.nj.gov/
New York: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/index.htm
North Dakota: https://land.nd.gov/UnclaimedProperty/
South Carolina: http://www.treasurer.sc.gov/unclaimed-property/
South Dakota: https://sdtreasurer.gov/unclaimedproperty
West Virginia: http://www.wvtreasury.com/