Why Changing Address Prevents Missing Money …

Why Changing Address Prevents Missing Money …

changing address prevents missing money

The moving house headaches are never enjoyable. With so much to organise, it can be easy to forget the finer details. However, failing to notify certain people of your change in address can be the catalyst for missing money.

Once the furniture is unpacked and the bedrooms have been chosen, you need to figure out who to inform of your new address. This can seem like a daunting prospect, so we have decided to help you out and have made a comprehensive list of everybody you need to notify. By letting all these people know where you’re now living, you will minimise the risk of missing money:

Personal Checklist
  1. Family
  2. Friends
  3. Employer

Government Checklist

  1. HMRC/Inland Revenue
  2. Electoral Register
  3. Local Council
  4. Child Benefit
  5. DWP

Financial Checklist

  1. Current Account
  2. Travel Insurance
  3. Credit Cards
  4. Savings Accounts
  5. Hire Purchase Providers
  6. Pension
  7. Student Loans Company
  8. Home Insurance
  9. Loyalty Cards
  10. Car Insurance
  11. Share Register
  12. Life Insurance
  13. Premium Bonds

Utilities Checklist

  1. Water
  2. Gas
  3. Electricity
  4. Landline
  5. TV Licence
  6. Digital TV
  7. Broadband
  8. Mobile Phone

Motoring Checklist

  1. DVLA
  2. Vehicle Registration
  3. Breakdown Cover

Health Checklist

  1. Doctor
  2. Dentist
  3. Optician
  4. Vet

Entertainment Checklist

  1. Film/TV Rental
  2. Gym/Sports Clubs
  3. Newsagent
  4. Magazine Subscriptions


  1. Library
  2. Solicitor
  3. Trade Unions/Professional Bodies
  4. Schools
  5. College/Universities
  6. Pet Micro-Chipping Services
  7. Milkman
  8. Cleaner
  9. Window Cleaner
  10. Gardener
  11. Supported Charities

We know that this is a hefty list to be ringing, especially when you are trying to settle into your new home. However, a short phone call will limit the chances of missing money slipping through the cracks of your accounts.

Josh Cousens – Monimine