Do you have missing money out there? If you’re in a military family, you probably move a lot. And people who move a lot sometimes have random money that gets misplaced: utility deposit refunds, last paychecks that never got deposited, old bank accounts. It’s crazy.
That’s why you need to take a little time to check the various missing money databases every year or two. Or today.
I was reminded of this today, so I searched for myself. And found two items. Then I searched for my husband, and also found two items. I’ve now searched for our extended family and found a mind-boggling 17 things! It gets a little addictive to think of new people LOL.
There is one website, MissingMoney.com, that aggregates data from 39 states plus the District of Columbia, into one database. And every state maintains its own database. You can find them here:
Arkansas: Arkansas State Auditor | Andrea Lea
District of Columbia: Washington DC Unclaimed Property – Official State Site (findyourunclaimedproperty.com)
Massachusetts: Massachusetts Unclaimed Property (findmassmoney.com)
Minnesota: Unclaimed Property / Minnesota.gov (mn.gov)
Missouri: Missouri State Treasurer (mo.gov)
Nebraska: NE Unclaimed Property (nebraska.gov)
New Hampshire: NH Unclaimed Property (findyourunclaimedproperty.com)
New Jersey: https://www.unclaimedproperty.nj.gov/
New Mexico: Uses MissingMoney.com
Oklahoma: OK Treasure
Puerto Rico: Tenedores – Propiedad No Reclamada
South Carolina: Unclaimed Property – SC Office of the State Treasurer
Virginia: Unclaimed Property (vamoneysearch.org)
West Virginia: WV Unclaimed Property (findyourunclaimedproperty.com)
Wisconsin: DOR Unclaimed Property (wi.gov)
The only way to know if you have missing money is to search for it. So go check out those databases now.
And let me know if you find money. It would make me happy!
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