How To Find Out If You're Owed Unclaimed Money

Nowadays, almost everything seems like a scam. But money might be yours, just waiting to be claimed.

You need to know the legitimate places to look.

Helping citizens claim lost money is one of the duties of the U.S. Treasury Department. You are entitled to any of your or a deceased relative’s old bank accounts, safe deposit box contents, uncashed checks, insurance policies, CDs, trust funds, utility deposits, stocks and bonds, wages, and escrow accounts.

You don’t need to hire a dubious service or spend money to make money. If anyone asks for payment to help you find unclaimed property, ditch them. You can learn how to easily do it yourself .