Don’t worry, this won’t cost you a penny. And you don’t even have to leave your chair.
Go to the Department of Commerce website and search for their name at https://mn.gov/commerce/consumers/Unclaimed-Property/.
A disproportionate amount of veterans and active military members have unclaimed funds. This makes sense if you think about it. Those serving in the military often move more, are away from home for long periods, and sometimes have tasks that take precedence over keeping track of an old bank account, a final check from a past employer, an appliance rebate or a life insurance policy of an aging parent or relative. Checks from insurance companies, banks, retailers and past employers that go uncashed are eventually deposited with the State.