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Each year, millions of dollars in accounts at financial institutions and companies is declared abandoned because there has been no contact with the owner for one year or longer. Common types of unclaimed property include: savings and checking accounts; safe deposit box contents; and stock shares, dividends and mutual funds.
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- State-Held Abadnoned Property
- Federally Held Abandoned Property
- Abadnoned Property General Information
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Each state has its own unclaimed property laws that protect your funds from reverting back to the company if you have lost contact with them. Instead, companies must turn forgotten funds over to state officials.
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