Does the government owe you money? There might be unclaimed funds or property waiting for you from savings or checking accounts, wages and pensions, tax refunds, life insurance policies, and a lot more. Companies may offer to find this money for a fee. And scammers may try to trick you with fake promises of money from the government. But you can find your unclaimed money yourself for free.
Most states make it easy to check for your unclaimed property. Each state maintains a database of unclaimed property.
Click on this link and then scroll down until you see a map of the United States. Then click on any state that you’ve lived in the past and search to see if you have any unclaimed assets. Most states allow you to search by last name only so you can check if any relatives have unclaimed funds. You’ll need to verify your identity to claim lost money.