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UnclaimedMoney.org is your free source for information on the tens of billions of unclaimed money and unclaimed property being held today in state and federal unclaimed accounts. By clicking on the “Search Your State” link you can freely search your state data base for unclaimed funds.  If you want to learn more about the subject matter of unclaimed property in general and require a more comprehensive search strategy, Check out our “What is Unclaimed Money” section.  Here are some basic tips:

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  • Stocks
  • Insurance policies
  • Un-cashed money orders
  • Forgotten about accounts
  • Insurance policies

A good portion of all unclaimed money is held by individual states. New York, for instance, now holds over $11 billion in unclaimed money in roughly as many as 23 million accounts. Pennsylvania has $1.5 billion and New Jersey holds at least $1 billion as well. Smaller states such as Maine list lesser amounts – $131 million in 42,000 accounts.

The collection, management, and efforts to find rightful property owners is a business in and of itself. In general a state collects more unclaimed money than they return to rightful property owners through the course of one fiscal year. It takes a significant bureaucracy to enforce laws that govern the collection of unclaimed money and to devise and implement strategies to find rightful property owners. In New York as well as other states boast that the amount of money returned is expanding. For example, in 2008 NY returned $194 million to property owners – a $25 million increase over money returned in 2007. Unclaimed money is a win win situation for all involved and there’s money to be had for those on both sides, you just have to know where to look. This site is dedicated to helping you find missing funds.

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Vanity Fair “Great News for People Who Love Finding Lost Money”

Vanity Fair wrote an article outlining New York’s unclaimed money and unclaimed property programs.  Here are some stats highlighted about New York:

New York’s coffers are lined with $13.3 billion in forgotten funds, and the Times reports that nationwide, more than $62 billion languishes in unclaimed accounts.

The article also lists some notable names who have unclaimed money or unclaimed property, like President Obama and Madonna.

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Indiana Attorney General reminds Hoosiers to check for unclaimed property

Indiana Attorney General has begun a campaign urging Hoosiers to check and see if they have any unclaimed money or unclaimed property.  Here are some stats on Indiana’s unclaimed money:

More than $400 million in Indiana, $22 million in Southern Indiana. There’s $5 million in Clark County and nearly $4 million in Floyd.”

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Unclaimed Money.org is dedicated to getting unclaimed money and property back to the people it belongs to. Searching is free and we try to offer a little bit of of the knowledge we learned along the way. It is your money go and get it!

Ohio might owe you money; find out and claim it today

Ohio has been urging their residents to take a few minutes and search to see if they have any unclaimed money or unclaimed property.  Here are some stats from Ohio’s efforts last year:

“In Fiscal Year 2014, the Division returned a record $74,478,325 of unclaimed funds to Ohioans.

This was a 7.6 percent increase over the previous Fiscal Year 2013 payment of $69.2 million. The average claim was for $1,561.49.”

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Unclaimed Money.org is dedicated to getting unclaimed money and property back to the people it belongs to. Searching is free and we try to offer a little bit of of the knowledge we learned along the way. It is your money go and get it!