New York State has billions of dollars of YOUR money! The State is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars to residents every day. Seems too good to be true but it's not. In 2022 approximately $400 million was returned to New Yorkers. Yes, returned because...it's your money.

As much as we keep track of our income and accounts, there could be money out there that is ours, and we don't even know it. The State of New York has more than $17 Billion dollars worth of unclaimed funds and they payout $1.5 million every day. Here's how to get your money.

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$17 billion dollars? Billion? Yes, according to the New York State Comptrollers Office, this is considered "lost money" from insurance settlements, unclosed bank accounts, court funds, estate proceeds, telephone and utility security deposits, abandoned property settlements and money for Holocaust survivors and their families, to name just a few.

In a way it's like finding money in a coat pocket or a pair of pants. You put it there, it's your money but you forgot all about it. What a nice surprise! Not everyone will have lost money waiting for them but there's only one way to find out.

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Photo by 金 运 on Unsplash
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There's well over $100 million In the Capital Region alone that is still unclaimed and waiting for you. In order to search for your lost money you will be asked for your first and last name or an organization's name. Begin your search HERE.


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