How to Find Lost Money in an Old Bank Account
What, Exactly, is Unclaimed Money?
- Property in states where you’ve lived
- Tax refunds that went undelivered
- Refund from FHA-insured mortgage
- Back wages
- Life insurance payout
- Savings bonds
- Owed money as an investor from failed company
How to Find Old Bank Accounts
Documents Needed to Make a Claim
How to File a Claim
Wait for the Money to Roll in
Avoid Scam Artists
Other Types of Unclaimed Money
- Pension and retirement plans through the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s unclaimed pension database.
- 401(k) and other retirement funds through the National Registry of Unclaimed Retirement Benefits
- Where’s My Refund? from the IRS
- Back wages through the Department of Labor
- Veterans Affairs database of unclaimed life insurance funds
- FHA-insured mortgage refund
- Bank failures listed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
- Matured savings bonds that have stopped earning interest
- Replace a lost or destroyed savings bond
Reclaim Up to $610/Year in Car Insurance
Here’s the thing: your current car insurance company is probably overcharging you. But, who has the time to look around for around a new company?
A website called CarInsurance.net makes it super easy to see if you’re getting the lowest price. All you have to do is enter your ZIP code and your age, and it’ll show you your options.
Using CarInsurance.net, people have saved up to $610 a year.
It takes just a few minutes to see how much CarInsurance.net could put back in your pocket. And the best part? Because we’re driving less, some insurers are slashing prices this month.