17. Check Your Account and Credit Rating Regularly

Keep a beady eye on your checking account.

Did that bank of yours add charges where they shouldn't have or did you go overdrawn when there was no need for it?

Checking your credit rating regularly will also show you what others, like credit card companies for example, think of your creditworthiness.

It's a great tool and reminder to get your finances into order and to remain vigilant.

Draw up a Proper Household Budget