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he Internet has Lessened the Burden in Searching for Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed money is now widely available for searches on the internet. Internet access has brought a lot of relief to people on both sides of the fence: those who have lost money and those who are in charge of the lost money. Because of its universal accessibility, the databases of unclaimed money can be updated and published with great time lines and effect.

Apart from initiating the traditional reclaim programs initiated by federal government, state treasuries have also taken very concrete and practical steps in an online world to ensure that U.S. residents do not face roadblocks when looking for their lost funds. Most of the owners of lost funds are now realizing that the process of reclaim is much easier than they anticipated after the new internet based reclaim process has been adopted by many of the state treasuries.

In a strictly online manner, from the comfort of your home, most of the steps of the reclaim process are kicked-off as soon as you get on the website of the state treasury. Most of the states have created online claim forms on their unclaimed funds website. These forms can be filled up and submitted online. Once these forms are received by the concerned activities, the final steps are triggered. The process of validation and authenticity of claims is started and you might have to submit documented and domicile proofs regarding your claim.

Every federal and state treasury will have its personal unclaimed funds database, which can be accessed online at any time. According to the Treasury department, “There is no government-wide, centralized information service or database from which information on unclaimed government assets may be obtained. Each individual Federal agency maintains its own records and would need to research and release that data on a case-by-case basis.” As of now, there are scores of reliable and accredited unclaimed funds search agencies which helps us in locating our missing money

Internet has made it easier…

Internet has facilitated the search and procurement of lost funds to a great extent with a 24/7 accessibility and access to all the current information. Even people who are no longer active can look for the missing funds by visiting the sites of the state treasuries where they might have lost their hard earned monies.

Internet has the capacity to provide the most obscured of data if it is utilized in an intelligent manner. If you are the owner of a lost property or funds, then internet will prove to be a great starting place. Before starting on a search mission, it is recommended that you list all the states where you have been residing during your professional career.

Other major online resources for lost funds

-Unclaimed bank money: The first step is to determine whether the bank where you might have lost the money is still in business. This can be done by visiting the site, www.fdic.gov.

Saving Bonds: According to the Treasury more than $15 billion savings bonds are now unclaimed and which have stopped earning interest. The website of the the recordkeeping office of the U.S Treasury department is a great resource and can be accessed online to determine if you have some unclaimed funds in the savings bonds.

-Unclaimed Pension Funds: If you or your relatives might have a pension which is still unclaimed, then it can be tracked down at PBGC at search.pbgc.gov/mp/. There, you can type in your name and company in a search tool.

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