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How can I find my abandoned accounts?

How can I find my abandoned accounts?

June 21, 2023

To find out if you have any abandoned bank accounts, you can take the following steps: 

Check your records: Review your financial records to see if you can remember opening any bank accounts in the past. Check your old checkbooks or bank statements to see if there are any records of accounts that you may have forgotten about. 

Contact your bank: Contact your bank and ask if they have any records of accounts in your name. You may need to provide identifying information, such as your Social Security number or driver's license number, to verify your identity. 

Search online resources: You can also search online resources such as, which is a database of unclaimed property records maintained by state governments. This database may show any abandoned bank accounts or other assets that are in your name. 

Check with state treasurers: You can also check with your state treasurer's office to see if they have any records of unclaimed property or abandoned bank accounts in your name. 

If you do locate an abandoned bank account, you will need to work with the bank to access the funds or close the account. The process for doing so will depend on the specific bank and the circumstances of the account, so it's best to contact the bank directly to find out what steps you need to take. 

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