Do you think you may have left a retirement account behind at a former job? Or maybe you'e not sure if you did? The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College estimates that about 21 million vested retirement accounts in the United States are inactive. In 2018, the average value of assets in these inactive accounts was about $60,000.
Here are some resources that you can use to check on whether or not you have a stranded account at a former employer: