It's called the "CT Big List" and your name just may be on it.

According to an article at, more than 1,600,000 Connecticut residents are owed millions of dollars in unclaimed property. The state collects unclaimed assets from inactive bank accounts and last paychecks and keeps the cash until the owner shows up to claim them.

If you think you may have a payout coming from the state of Connecticut or you're just curious, here's what you need to do. Click on and follow the instructions. You may be surprised. When I typed my name into, I found out I was owed zero, zip, nada, bupkis.

According to, in 2018, $58 million was paid out to more than 18,000 property owners in Connecticut. Currently, the state is holding onto $922 million in assets. There is no charge to claim your money and there is no expiration date on your claim. If you are owed money by the state, click on CTBiglist to find out how to apply.

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