To search for property held by the states. – Go www.missingmoney.com. Search all of the states in which you or your relative has ever lived. The National Association of State Treasurers have records from 35 states. There is no time limit apparently for making claims.
Search for matured savings bonds. For bonds dating from 1974 or for missed payments from U.S. Treasury securities, go to Treasurydirect.gov/indiv/indiv.htm. Click on “Search for your securities in treasury hunt”.
For older bonds or those still drawing interest go to Treasurydirect.gov.
Find a lost 401(k) plan. Go to unclaimedretirementbenefits.com. Plan sponsors, administrators and custodians register missing participants who have unclaimed retirement funds. To look for plans that appear to no longer exist go to askebsa.dol.gov/abandonedplansearch
Life insurance of a deceased relative. If you suspect that your relative has a life insurance go to missingmoney.com. For more information go to the American council of life insurers website acli.com. click on ‘Missing policy tips‘ under ‘Tools’
Expecting a Tax Refund from the current year and it has not arrived. Go to IRS.gov. Click on “where is my refund
If you find funds that belong to you the fiduciary that holds them will give you specific instructions on the procedure to claim them. Of course you will need some proof of your identity. If the property belongs to a relative or friend you will have to also prove that you are the executor of the estate or the rightful heir.
If you live in Australia and you are looking for lost or unclaimed funds go to Australian Unrecovered finance service