Were you aware that the state of Connecticut currently has $868,786,336 in unclaimed property?

Even if you don't think Connecticut has any cash or property that belongs to you, you can easily find out. For example, I was surprised to find that the credit union I once belonged to owed me over $100.

Why is it when you owe money, you're inundated with phone calls and in some cases, debt collecting services doing everything they can to make sure you pay up. But when you're owed money and don't know it, good luck trying to track it done.

According to unclaimed-funds.org, there are over 1.5 million people in Connecticut who are owed unclaimed money. However, there is an easy way to find out if the state treasury of Connecticut is holding on to some of your cash; click on CTBigList.com or call 1-800-833-7318.

According to the website portal.ct.gov, unclaimed assets could be a savings or checking account, uncashed checks, matured certificates of deposits, stocks, bonds or mutual funds, and traveler's checks, money orders, along with money from a business or organization that owed to you.

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As I was writing this article, I typed in my adult children's names and discovered they were also owed money from an insurance company and an overpaid hospital bill. So get the money that is rightfully yours by clicking on CTBigList.com or by calling 1-800-833-7318.

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