Who doesn't love free money? Whether you find it in the pocket of your pants on laundry day, or in the form of unclaimed funds from the government -- it all spends the same!

Check your name at this link from NY.gov. According to the site, "Lost or unclaimed money gets turned over by organizations required to report dormant accounts to the New York State Office of the State Comptroller. This money includes things like forgotten savings accounts, lost paychecks, and stocks or bonds."

The site reports the average time it takes to check the database at under 5 minutes.

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