Thursday, February 21, 2013
California Database of Unclaimed Property is Easy to Use
California has a database of unclaimed property. It is easy to use.
The search database is at:
I was surprised at how easy this was to use. I saw that my wife and a few friends had some claims coming to them (old stock dividends, car company rebates or refunds, etc). One friend had five claims for over $500. I had nothing.
If you fill in a claim form, you should get the funds.
Take a few seconds to check this database. I checked this database after reading a San Jose Mercury News article about it, which mentioned various tech celebrities that were included in this database. I checked Steve Wozniak (one of my favorite people in the tech world) and I see that Apple owes him a bit over $5! Really, Apple can't find Steve Wozniak?