The only person who should be benefiting from your good credit is you. Therefore, when your identity is stolen or your credit is being accessed and used by someone else you need to become aware of it as soon as possible to stop it and prevent additional purchases and further damage to your overall credit picture. One efficient way to do this is to use a credit monitoring service. I just signed up one of my clients to further monitor his credit and to provide an additional layer of protection. I chose LifeLock. However, there are many credit monitoring services available. Be sure to investigate the specific services offered and choose the one that best fits your needs. Check out the 2014 Comparison of Identity Theft Protection Services. This website compares several companies and the services they offer:
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Jennifer is committed to helping her clients as well as other folks improve their daily financial circumstances by providing simple financial solutions.