Unclaimed Government Pension Benefit Search

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Records on two million former Civil Service workers are not automated, but rather stored in some 35,000 file cabinets by alphabetical order. Because these government employee records at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Retirement Operations Center are not computerized, it is virtually impossible to determine when a federal retirement benefit goes unclaimed and unpaid…. Click Here to Read More

Missing TSP – Unclaimed Government Retirement Benefits

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Unclaimed federal retirement benefits include Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) distributions, a defined-contribution plan similar to a 401(K) created by the Federal Employees’ Retirement System Act of 1986 to supplement Federal Employees Retirement System benefits. Thrift Savings Plan accounts currently worth $88 million have not been claimed. A TSP account is considered abandoned if, by age 70 1/2,… Click Here to Read More

Unclaimed Retirement Benefits: Missing Pension Search

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Pension plan administrators are often unable to locate lost employees or missing beneficiaries who have moved or changed name over the years, and companies owing unclaimed pension benefits may have moved, change name, merged or gone bankrupt, making them difficult to trace. To further complicate matters in many cases pension obligations have been transferred to… Click Here to Read More

Social Security Death Benefits – Missing Checks and Unclaimed Death Benefits

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Heirs of decedents who have left behind unclaimed assets and unclaimed benefits make up the largest group of individuals owed money and property. Most family members do not know they are entitled to receive funds, as financial records are often incomplete or missing at the time of death. Approximately $500 million dollars in Social Security… Click Here to Read More

401k Search – Find and Claim Missing 401(k) Retirement Plan Benefits

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates each year tens of thousands of workers fail to claim or rollover $850 million in 401k retirement plan assets when they change jobs. A disproportionate share of the missing are family members of deceased employees who fail to claim pension benefits stemming from employment that may have ended years… Click Here to Read More

Trace a Missing IRA – Unclaimed Individual Retirement Account Search

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Approximately 50 million Americans own Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) worth an estimated $3 trillion. Types of IRAs include: Traditional IRA & Roth IRA 401(k) Rollover IRA Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA), Health Savings Account (HSA) SEP (Simplified Employee Pension) & SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees) IRA About half of all IRAs are administered… Click Here to Read More

Unclaimed Railroad Employee Retirement and Pension Benefits

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The Railroad Retirement Act replaces Social Security for railroad employees, providing payment of retirement, disability and survivor benefits. Monthly benefits are payable to surviving widows, children, and certain other dependents at the time of death of a covered railroad employee. The Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act also provides unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad employees, replacing… Click Here to Read More