Site helps users track down unclaimed property
By Holly Henry, WTKR/WGNT Online Producer
Billions of dollars remain unclaimed in the United States – and some of it may be yours.
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators has a website, where users may track down unclaimed property and assets.
According to the site, Unclaimed.org, unclaimed property (sometimes referred to as abandoned) refers to accounts in financial institutions and companies that have had no activity generated or contact with the owner for one year or a longer period.
Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, unredeemed money orders or gift certificates (in some states), insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments, and contents of safe deposit boxes. That’s according to Unclaimed.org.
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