Online databases detail unclaimed money

Americans can check online databases to see if they have any forgotten money. (1/26/13)

NORWALK - Billions of dollars in unclaimed money are sitting in treasuries nationwide.

The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators says the $58 billion come from forgotten bank accounts, stock holdings, pensions and life insurance payouts. Americans can check online databases to see if they have any forgotten money.

One person in Connecticut was able to claim $33 million from an old stock sale.

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