|Money Smart Week-ICASH Lincoln Library|
Event Type: Program|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Stop by Lincoln Library and have representatives from the Illinois State Treasurer's office search for unclaimed property in your name.Library: Lincoln Library, The Public Library of Springfield, IL Find Lincoln Library
The State Treasurer is holding 2.9 billion dollars in unclaimed funds for Illinoisans. The State holds these lost funds until they are claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. Property is returned at no cost with the proper identification.
WHAT IS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY?
Unclaimed property consists of accounts and other financial instruments, usually intangible, being held at corporations, financial institutions, financial intermediaries, courts, and life insurance companies, that have gone dormant for a specified period of time based on property type.
Common types of unclaimed property include: checking and savings accounts, uncashed wage and payroll checks, uncashed stock dividends and stock certificates, insurance payments, utility deposits, customer deposits, accounts payable, credit balances, refund checks, money orders, travelerís checks, mineral proceeds, court deposits, uncashed death benefit checks and life insurance proceeds. Unclaimed property does not include real estate or vehicles.