McRae: Meet Us at the Fair!

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By Treasurer David McRae Your Treasury is heading back to the Trade Mart this week for the State Fair, and we couldn’t be more excited! Our Unclaimed Money and College Savings teams will be there, ready to assist you from 11AM to 5PM every day of the Fair (except Sunday). If meeting our team isn’t enough reason to stop by, … Read More

Treasurer McRae Announces Unclaimed Money Event in Brandon

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On Saturday, October 1, staff from State Treasurer David McRae’s office will be available at Brandon City Hall to help area residents search the state’s unclaimed property list and file claims to receive funds. “I want to thank the Mayor Butch Lee and the Brandon Board of Aldermen for partnering with my office to help return unclaimed money to local … Read More

Treasurer McRae Returns $50 Million in Unclaimed Money to Mississippi

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Treasurer David McRae today announced the State Treasury has returned more than $50 million in unclaimed cash and stock to Mississippi since he took office in 2020. About one in 10 people have unclaimed money, which is free to search for and claim at Treasury.MS.gov. “Rarely is an elected official in the business of giving money back to citizens, but … Read More

McRae Applauds Legislature for Allowing a Parent’s Unclaimed Money to Directly Satisfy Child Support Debts

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Treasurer David McRae today applauded the Mississippi Legislature for allowing the State Treasury to use a parent’s unclaimed money to satisfy child support debts. The Treasurer also announced he has instructed his team to prioritize these returns to ensure children receive the money as quickly as possible. “When a parent fails to pay their child support, young people lose out … Read More

McRae: A Lot to Celebrate on Unclaimed Property Day

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Each February, we celebrate National Unclaimed Property Day and this year, we had a lot to celebrate. Since I took office in 2020, your State Treasury has returned $45 million and set two consecutive annual records for unclaimed property returns. My goal for 2022 is to set a third record. This money has been a meaningful stimulus to Mississippi during … Read More

McRae: Answering Your Questions

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Recently, I joined thousands of Mississippians on a live phone call about our work at your State Treasury. It was incredibly helpful for me to hear what questions Mississippians had; I gained more than one idea as to how we can serve you and your family even better from this conversation. As I reflect back, I wanted to take a … Read More

McRae: How Your Treasury Gave $40 Million Back to Mississippi

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We all know the feeling when you dig out a winter coat and find a $20 bill forgotten in the pocket. At your State Treasury, it’s our job to help Mississippians dig through life’s pockets to find money you have long forgotten (or perhaps, were unaware you were even entitled to). There’s a lot of money to be found too. … Read More

Treasurer McRae Returns $40 Million in Unclaimed Money

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State Treasurer David McRae today announced he has returned more than $40 million in unclaimed property to Mississippi since taking office in January 2020. This marks the Treasurer’s second record-breaking year in a row. “When we return unclaimed money, we are stimulating the state’s economy without increasing the burden on taxpayers. It’s a win-win,” said McRae. “Over the last year, … Read More

McRae: A No-Strings-Attached Economic Stimulus

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Nearly every receipt you get this year is a little higher than it was last year. The cost of groceries is up 3 percent from 2020. Gas prices haven’t been this high since 2014. And a new car now costs, on average, $45,000 – equivalent to the median annual household income in Mississippi. Inflation is eroding America’s Middle Class. The … Read More

McRae Returns $12,000 in Unclaimed Money to Tupelo

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Mississippi Treasurer David McRae returned more than $12,000 of unclaimed money to the City of Tupelo. “Returning unclaimed money is an incredible economic stimulus because it doesn’t rely on the generosity of taxpayers to fund,” said McRae. “It’s not just communities that can have unclaimed money sitting with the state. Small businesses, churches, and individuals can also be the rightful … Read More