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South Carolina Unclaimed Money

South Carolina Adds ‘Claim Your Cash For Christmas’ Program for Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed money in the state of South Carolina totals over $550 million and state treasurer Curtis Loftis has a new creative way to get residents of SC to search for their money.  The new program is called ‘Claim your cash for Christmas’.  Loftis is asking all past and former residents of South Carolina to look …

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Nebraska unclaimed money

Nebraska Holds Over $170 Million

In the state of Nebraska, their unclaimed money and unclaimed property department hold over $170 million for roughly 350,000 current and former Nebraskans.  Some examples include health claim payments, dividends, utility deposits, life insurance proceeds, wages, stocks, outstanding checks, safety deposit boxes and unused gift certificates.  These items can also be from a relative who …

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Tennessee unclaimed money

Tennessee Unclaimed Money Department Returns Purple Heart

Tennessee unclaimed money department led by State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. returned a purple heart to its rightful owner earlier this year.  The purple heart was awarded to Claude Parris for his service in World War II and was one of two medals awarded.  Parris fought in Europe and lost part of his leg in the …

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Florida unclaimed money map

Florida Unclaimed Money Totals Over $1 Billion

The state of Florida is holding over $1 billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  Florida’s website defines unclaimed money as mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility companies, securities and trust holdings. In addition to money and securities, unclaimed property includes tangible property such as watches, jewelry, coins, currency, stamps, historical items …

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Ohio Unclaimed Property

Ohio Unclaimed Money Totals $2.6 Billion

Ohio unclaimed money totals have climbed to $2.6 billion according to a recent report.  Ohio returned a record number of unclaimed money last fiscal year totaling more than $ 96 million broken down in over 60,000 claims for an average return of over $1,500 per claim.  While Ohio returned a record number of unclaimed property …

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Unclaimed Money USA

Unclaimed Money Tips For Searching

According to an article from ABC News, there are several places to look for unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  Here is our take on some tips for unclaimed money searching. Unclaimed money is a common name for unclaimed property which is defined as monetary or physical assets which have become separate from their rightful owners over …

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Illinois Unclaimed Money Nearing $3 Billion

Thanks in large part to the large city of Chicago and surrounding areas, Illinois unclaimed money and unclaimed property accounts total over $2.9 billion.  In the last two years alone, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs’ office and their Illinois Unclaimed money department returned over $300 million in unclaimed funds to its rightful owners.  According to a report, …

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Unclaimed Insurance Policies Over $350 million in California

In California there is close to $9 billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property with over $350 million of that in unpaid insurance claims.  Occasionally the California State controller’s office will do routine audits of business to ensure they are following the law in regards to unclaimed money.  Legally all companies are required to turn …

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California unclaimed property

Unclaimed Money In California Totals $9 Billion

The California State Controller’s office estimates that by 2018 the unclaimed money total in California will exceed $9 billion.  In 2016 alone the state received over $700 million in unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  According to the California State Website, unclaimed property is defined as any financial asset that has been left inactive by the owner …

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Texas Unclaimed Property

Unclaimed Property Website in Texas Makes Claiming Easier

In Texas there is currently over $4 Billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property waiting to be claimed by current and former Texas residents. Last year in the Lone Star State, the Texas Comptroller’s office returned over $281 Million in missing money and unclaimed property.  That averages to over $770,000 per day!  If you live …

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