This is aimed at US residents, though other countries may have similar programs.
The gist: There are billions of dollars waiting unclaimed in abandoned bank accounts, closed-down pension plans, even insurance plans. Here's an MSN article with click-throughs to those dedicated at no fee to getting funds back to rightful owners. It only takes a few moments to try and who knows? You might get lucky... http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/every...ney/ss-AA9EWni