Unclaimed Certificates of Deposit (CDs)

Rediscover Your Savings: Unclaimed Certificates of Deposit (CDs)

Certificates of Deposit (CDs) are secure investments, but unclaimed CDs are turned over to the state after they mature. Here’s how to recover them.


Finding Unclaimed CDs

Start by contacting the issuing bank:

  • Banks and Credit Unions: Reach out to the financial institution that issued the CD. Provide your Social Security number and any account details.
  • State Unclaimed Property Offices: Search your state’s unclaimed property database using your name and previous addresses.

Claiming Your CDs

To claim your unclaimed CD, follow these steps:

  • Documentation: Provide ID and any original CD documents or account statements.
  • State Procedures: Each state has specific steps for claiming unclaimed property, so follow their instructions carefully.
Don’t let unclaimed money slip through your fingers. Take a moment to search your state’s unclaimed property database and see if you have any hidden treasures waiting to be claimed. Visit Your State’s Unclaimed Property Office to start your search today!