How To Find Unclaimed Money! Free Unclaimed Property Search

It’s easy to search for unclaimed money and property online for free. Don’t pay a service to search for you. You can check for unclaimed money and property in every state you’ve lived in. You may be owed money from banks, utility companies, cell phone companies, undelivered tax refunds, mortgage refunds, insurance policies, trust funds, and other sources. Begin your search with the cool list of resources below. Good luck!

NAUPA Unclaimed Property Authority
Search for unclaimed property and money by state on the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrator’s website. The nonprofit organization is affiliated with the National Association of State Treasurers and the Council of State Governments.

USA.gov - Find Unclaimed Money
The government’s official unclaimed money site provides multiple resources that will assist you with your search. Find out where to search, what to search for, and how to avoid being scammed.

US Dept. of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) 
If you believe you may be owed back wages from a former employer, you can search the WHD’s database. If you’re owed funds, submit a claim and collect your cash!

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Search for veterans'unclaimed insurance funds on the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs website. The Unclaimed Funds Search does not include funds from Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) or Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI) policies from 1965 to the present.

PBGC - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
PBGC is an official government agency that was created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). The agency is responsible for protecting retirement incomes of millions of American workers. Search PBGC for unclaimed pensions.   

4 Tips To Find Unclaimed Money - PDF
This PDF offers easy tips to help you get started with your search.

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