Sarma Sponsoring St. Mary’s Homecoming Golf Tournament
The 30th Annual St. Mary’s Homecoming Golf Tournament benefiting the men’s rattler basketball team is upon us once again. Sarma’s continued support of the St. Mary’s Golf Tournament directly benefits the St. Mary’s men’s basketball program in an effort to help continue its winning traditions. St. Mary’s University men’s basketball coach and two-time heartland conference […]
Number of Evictions Records Reaches Lowest Level Since 2009
TransUnion SmartMove: Number of Evictions Records Reaches Lowest Level Since 2009 Renters are the least risky in more than five years. The number of yearly apartment evictions in 2014 reached the lowest level in five years, according to a new analysis by TransUnion SmartMove®. Approximately 3.41 million evictions records were recorded by TransUnion in 2014, […]
Sarma To Sponsor 29th Annual SSFCU Charity Golf Classic
Security Service Federal Credit Union will host their 29th Annual SSFCU Charity Golf Classic at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club in San Antonio, Texas. Sarma’s annual sponsorship will help support the fostering of better communities that will improve the lives of those in need. The charity golf classic will consist of 18 holes […]
Tax Season Is Over. Identity Theft Isn’t
Hear that? It’s the collective sigh of relief coming from millions of Americans who are glad tax filing season finally ended last week. Enjoy your tax-filing conquest (and your refund spoils, if applicable), but don’t quite let your guard down. Unfortunately, fighting tax fraud can be a year-round effort. Fortunately, it’s easy to start taking […]
Securing Sensitive Debt Data
Like juggling chain saws or using a Ming vase as a sippy cup, some things are just too risky to be reasonable. Here’s one to add to that list: posting unencrypted financial information about 55,000 consumers on a website available to anyone with an internet connection. Two FTC settlements with debt brokers – and a […]
Annual Report On FDCPA Enforcement And Administration Released By CFPB
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) late last week released its fourth annual report to Congress detailing the regulator’s efforts to administer and enforce the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The report includes updates on supervision, enforcement, rule making, and complaints in the debt collection market, among other things. The report details the […]
Welcome To Our New Home!
It’s nice to be home!! After months and months of rigorous planning, rearranging, and construction Sarma can now call 555 E. Ramsey home. We are excited to begin 2015 in our new corporate headquarters. We hope everyone is as excited as we are! Sarma 555 E. Ramsey San Antonio, Texas 78216
Mortgage delinquencies in Texas will reach pre-recession levels by the end of next year.
Mortgage delinquencies in Texas will reach pre-recession levels by the end of next year, an annual forecast released Wednesday by TransUnion says. The share of people who miss two or more mortgage payments in Texas is expected to reach 2.2 percent at the end of 2015, down from the 2.83 percent forecast for the end […]
A Good Time To Start Closing Your Books
We are well into mid-November and before you know it, the holiday season will be quickly upon us. Time moves by pretty quickly during this time of the year, especially when you are bombarded with holiday shopping, office parties, gift exchanges, and family gatherings. During times like these, people sometimes forget the other important tasks during the […]
Have You Heard Of OIG, Excluded Parties List or FACIS?
Employing sanctioned or excluded individuals or vendors can put you and your practice in jeopardy of facing serious penalties. The U.S Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Inspector (OIG) suggest regular reviews and recommends monthly screening of all employees to verify that employed individuals do not appear on the OIG List of […]