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My husband and I have received nearly $400 in money from our state’s unclaimed property fund.
Another $300 is wrapped up in red tape, requiring documentation.
It took me about 10 minutes to check for funds and file a claim. 
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We’ve all heard stories about people who have found themselves unexpectedly getting a windfall: found money or a small inheritance from some long-lost relative. Unfortunately, few of us know anyone who this has actually happened to. Stumbling upon cash seems more like a fairy tale than reality. 

Of course, with the pandemic taking a big economic toll this year, it’s a fairy tale that we’d all like to believe in. And, as I found out earlier this year, it’s not as far-fetched as it may seem. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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