It is extremely important to monitor credit continuously. Most people only look at their credit when they’re about to make a large purchase or investment. If that’s the case, they won’t have time to fix their credit if a mistake occurred or if someone else tried to take out credit in their name. Monitoring credit can be a time-consuming task so the best course of action may be to purchase a credit monitoring system that will monitor all three credit bureaus. For a small price, a monitoring system can be purchased that will alert an individual if something were to occur. This ensures their credit is constantly being monitored and they can have peace of mind when the time comes to make that big purchase.