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Unclaimed Money: Unclaimed money schemes on the rise - 08/31/11 07:36 AM
There have been lots of articles lately that have been published related to unclaimed money and that it is a scam. The largest scam involving unclaimed money recently is a rash of emails that have you call an overseas phone number to which they try to keep you on the phone as long as possible so that they can rack up long distance charges. There are many other factors as well. To read more on this story, go to http://www.thirdage.com/news/unclaimed-money-schemes-could-be-scams_08-29-2011. I will say that one of the ways they report is that it comes in the form of an email. The state's (1 comments)
Unclaimed Money: Massachusetts helps their own - 08/31/11 07:27 AM
Treasurer Steve Grossman wants to concentrate on helping out the residents and former residents of Massachesetts to get their rightful part of the $2 Billion that the state has in its treasury. With the storms that have ravaged parts of the state, it couldn't come at a better time. These unclaimed assets come in many forms. They are from forgotten bank accounts, safety deposit boxes, uncashed checks, refunds and stocks to name a few of the many forms that this money is from. To read the whole story, go to http://www.wwlp.com/dpp/news/politics/Unclaimed-assets-outreach-in-WMass. (1 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 31, 2011 - 08/31/11 07:09 AM
Good Wednesday to you, Many times when you concentrate and focus on a course of action, it takes awhile for any results to be seen. That is what's been happening to me over the past few weeks, however, I will continue to forge ahead and continue on the marketing efforts that I have been doing. I have a feeling that by next week I will be getting some results. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Wednesday.
"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." ~ Winston Churchill (2 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 25, 2011 - 08/25/11 08:58 AM
Good Thursday to you, Focus seems to be the word lately. Especially with what's been happening on the East Coast. First the earthquake (which is not that big a deal to those who live out west) to the present hurricane, Irene that will hit in the next few days. Focus on your family and yourself, the rest will come. That's what the inspiration is going to be this entire week. Focus. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Thursday
"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until (2 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 24, 2011 - 08/24/11 10:56 AM
Good Wednesday to you, It's amazing what I actually accomplished by focusing on what Stephen Covey says is First Things First. For me, it was focusing on business and working on getting deals done. I was able to accomplish quite a few things since I've put my mind to it. It is very easy to get distracted with everything that is happening. Focusing like a laser beam is helping me to move forward. That's what the inspiration is going to be this entire week. Focus. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Wednesday.
"Business is (1 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 23, 2011 - 08/23/11 09:23 AM
Good Tuesday to you, There are many days when you wake up and go through the daily grind of your day doing what you do. That's what I've been doing the last few weeks. The difference is that I have been sidetracked and doing many other things involving my buusiness except what matters - making deals. Focus - that's what I've been missing lately. I've been doing busy work and not focusing on bringin in the money right now. That's what the inspiration is going to be this entire week. Focus. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great (1 comments)
Unclaimed Money: Illinois calls it Cash Dash - 08/21/11 09:44 AM
Illinois wants to give back more than $1.5 billion in cash that it is holding. This is money form numerous sources including, but not limited to bank accounts, safety deposit boxes, ucashed checks, savings accounts, unclaimed deposits from utilities and properties and more. The state has papers that list the names of those who have recently been added to the state's database. The Cash Dash program was instituted to help reunite owners with their unclaimed property. On average, the Cash Dash program returns about $80 million annually to owners. To get more details on the unclaimed property the treasurer’s office may (3 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 15, 2011 - 08/15/11 08:34 AM
Good Monday to you, It's amazing how fast time goes by. Sometimes you are working on a project that is important and yet, it is very simple to lose site and focus on what is important to keep things moving forward on a daily basis. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Monday.
"Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight." ~ Henry R. Luce (1 comments)
Unclaimed Money: Stolen! - 08/14/11 09:46 PM
Rickey Beard's hard luck started eight years ago when his wife died of cancer. Then, in 2008, he lost his three-bedroom home in a tax foreclosure. Now undergoing kidney dialysis, the 61-year-old grandfather and Air Force veteran thought he'd finally caught a break when he learned Shelby County Chancery Court owes him $39,900 -- money he needs for medical bills and to pay an IRS debt. When the court auctioned his home in 2008 to pay delinquent property taxes, the sale generated a large surplus of funds that Beard is legally entitled to recover. But when he petitioned the court this (2 comments)
Unclaimed Money: Massachussetts - 08/13/11 11:55 AM
Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman is working on a more aggressive approach to reunite his constituents with their unclaimed money. Grossman said that he would circulate to government and other groups lists of those who are owed the money, thus giving the rightful owners their chance to get their money back. "My goal is to reunite the people of Massachusetts with the money that is owed to them and this partnership program is just one of the innovative ways we will be going about doing that," he said in a statement. In the first of the programs, Grossman's office will provide a CD (2 comments)
Well, according to the state of Washington, where Costco is headquartered, they want it in their Unclaimed Property Division. The amount is $3.2 Million.
Costco recently filed a lawsuit against the state of Washington in King County because Costco was sent a letter of demand to pay into the fund the $3.2 Million in rebates from the state of Washington regarding their unclaimed rebates.
The state ordered the company to pay the unclaimed money from rebates into the Department of Revenue so it is available to (3 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 12, 2011 - 08/12/11 08:50 AM
Good Friday to you, I've been working hard to increase business and have succeeded in making a few very large deals. As it turns out during our due-diligence period, their have been "typos" on the amount of money that was in the county coffers. These "typos", when found out, caused the deal to be non-existant. Guess I'll have to keep trying and moving forward. If I work the numbers, I'll get a definitive soon. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Friday. "Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain (0 comments)
Unclaimed Money: Illinois: Dormancy periods - 08/11/11 10:27 AM
Dormancy periods are the period of time, also referred to as the abandonment period, during which an owner of property does not take action on his property. This is related to an individual or business that has money due to them as a result of Unclaimed Property or money. On August 8, 2011 the state of Illinois enacted HB 1560, effective immediately. HB1560 provides that unclaimed wages, payroll, and salary in any form, held or owing by a banking or financial organization or a business association, is presumed abandoned and reportable after one year (instead of 5 years). This means that if you have (2 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 3, 2011 - 08/11/11 10:07 AM
Good Thursday to you, I rolled back into town after a brief vacation. I realize that is extremely important to take time out for yourself and your family. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Thursday. "A man sooner of later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life." ~ James Allen (1 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 2, 2011 - 08/02/11 10:18 AM
Good Tuesday to you, Today I woke up to many phone calls and many problems. They can be taken care of, but it really amazes me how much time is wasted because others do not see what's in front of them correctly. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Tuesday.
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. (1 comments)
Daily Inspiration: August 1, 2011 - 08/01/11 08:24 AM
Good Monday to you, A new week and a new month have started. I've not given my inspiration in a couple of weeks and have missed writing it as much as I've missed the comments. I'm now "back in the saddle" so to speak and am ready to start again. Today is my birthday, so the quote is somewhat appropriate. Here is the inspiration for the day. Have a great Monday.
"God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well." ~ Voltaire (0 comments)
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