With research showing that over half of us only check their bank balance once a week and a shocking 1 in 5 only check their balance once a month, it's clear we're in need of some financial guidance. Most of us have no idea of our financial status when we make a purchase and this lack of control has resulted in over a third of the UK population going accidentally overdrawn. The research conducted by Monilink also found that over a quarter of Brits have had sleepless nights over their finances, if you are one of these poor souls, don't worry. Help is at hand!
Click here to watch Lawrence Gold from TV's "The Bank of Mum and Dad" share his top tips on bettering your finances. He offers simple and easy to follow tips such as separating your essentials from your non- essentials, and making sure that you check your balance at least once a week.