This week, we travel to Racine County. Here’s a look at the Top 5 people and businesses there with unclaimed assets. Do you see anyone on this list you know? If so, have check out www.wismissingmoney.com and search their name to make a claim. They can also call 855-375-CASH (2274)
Gail M Lloyd
Ganton Technologies Incorporated
The entire month of October, we are committed to Technology Saving Tips! This week, to upgrade or not to upgrade.
Sometimes we upgrade our technology because it’s stopped working; too often it is to have the latest gadget. Stop upgrading so often to save some money. Compare what you have with what you need and make sure you’re not just buying the label. Search for tips online for how to rejuvenate your old equipment by restoring factory settings or cleaning the hard drive. This might be just the new gift to yourself you’ve been looking for!
Simplify your life and make consistent, automatic contributions to Edvest by setting up payroll deduction.
If you leave your employer, contributions will automatically stop. You have the option to start a new payroll deduction with your new employer, if allowed, or you can choose to add contributions to your account by check, an automatic contribution plan or electronic funds transfer at any time.
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The entire month of September, we are committed to GETTING YOU GAS FOR LESS! This week, it’s all about HOW you pay for it.
When you purchase gas this month, the right form of payment may make all the difference! Several credit cards are offering great rebates, but most are only good through the end of September. Chase Freedom and Discover Card are both offering 5% cash back while deals beyond September include American Express’ Blue Cash Preferred and Bank Americard that offer 3%. With the average gallon of gas in Wisconsin up to $3.48, every penny counts! Just remember… if you don’t normally purchase gas on credit, be sure to set aside the cash each week for the bill at the end of the month – it doesn’t become fun money!
Some of the Numbers have changed as the Unclaimed Property Program is now being adminstered by the Department of Revenue. The Office of the State Treasurer is still responsible for promoting the program and is happy to answer any questions we can for you. However, at the request of the Department of Revenue, direct lines to claims processors were removed from our website and they asks you to call and general line. That number is:
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Welcome to Wisconsin Saves
Wisconsin Saves is a statewide initiative devoted to promoting financial awareness and encouraging financial action among people of all economic levels. The Wisconsin State Treasurer proudly teamed up with The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation to bring you a weekly saving tip through this blog site. We thought it might be a nice reminder to you on how to sign up to be a “Wisconsin Saver.” Through resources and access to diverse products, Wisconsin Saves believes that anyone can build wealth by developing positive spending and saving habits. So don’t wait any longer… enroll in Wisconsin Saves today!