Claim Your Treasure – Florida’s Treasure Hunt

If you missed the recent auction in Jacksonville of unclaimed property harvested from abandoned safe deposit boxes, you may still be able to benefit from Florida’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property.  One, attend a Florida public school—auction proceeds go into a bank account where the accumulated interest helps support public education statewide.  Or two, use the Florida Department of Financial Services website to see if you are eligible for money from a dormant account. There is no cost to make a claim and no statute of limitations on claims.   You do not need a shovel or a strong back.  From the comfort of your air-conditioned home, you can find out what treasure could be waiting for you.  Go to the State’s Division of Accounting and Auditing Bureau of Unclaimed Property website at https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/.   Read More

Holiday Hangover on Your Credit Cards?

The holidays are over and the credit card bills are coming in.  Before you pawn the diamond ring of your current marriage, you may want to take a look online to see what funds may be available to you through unclaimed property held by the State of Florida. Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer of Florida has over a billion dollars’ worth in dormant accounts and things people have left in safe deposit boxes.  There is no cost to claim it, and no statute of limitations to make a claim.  A free online search could put dollars in your pocket.  For more information and to search what may be available to you, go to the State’s Division of Accounting and Auditing Bureau of Unclaimed Property website at https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/. Read More

How to Pay for Christmas: Florida Treasure Hunt

Cash, credit, or theft are the traditional methods of acquisition for retail items.  However, before you take up shoplifting, you may want to take a look online to see what funds may be available to you through unclaimed property held by the State of Florida. Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer of Florida has over a billion dollars’ worth in dormant accounts and things people have left in safe deposit boxes.  There is no cost to claim it, and no statute of limitations to make a claim.  A free online search could put dollars in your pocket.  For more information and to search what may be available to you, go to the State’s Division of Accounting and Auditing Bureau of Unclaimed Property website at https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/. Read More

Treasure Hunt Online with the State of Florida

You do not need a metal detector or shovel.  From the comfort of your air conditioning and an Internet connection you can dig up treasure from unclaimed property held by the State of Florida. Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer of Florida has over a billion dollars’ worth in dormant accounts and things people have left in safe deposit boxes.  There is no cost to claim it, and no statute of limitations to make a claim.  A free online search could put dollars in your pocket.  For more information and to search what may be available to you, go to the State’s Division of Accounting and Auditing Bureau of Unclaimed Property website at https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/.   Read More