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Sarma Sponsors St. Mary’s 11th Annual “Buddy” Meyer Golf Tournament

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Sarma Sponsors St. Mary’s 11th Annual “Buddy” Meyer Golf Tournament

Sarma looks forward to each year sponsoring the 11th Annual Golf Tournament celebrating Coach “Buddy” Meyer’s legacy. This tournament commemorates the 27 years Herman A. “Buddy” Meyer was a coach for the men’s basketball team and his legacy that was built upon leadership and sportsmanship. The fundraiser was established to provide financial assistance to student-athletes and team managers. […]

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 […]

Mortgage Rates Jump This Week

Mortgage rates were up modestly this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to a 2015 high water mark of 3.9 percent. The average 15-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 3.17 percent, while the larger jumbo 30-year fixed mortgage hit a two-month high of 4.1 percent. Adjustable rate mortgages moved higher also, with […]

Sarma is excited to share the news of TransUnion’s brand new platform.

TransUnion unveiled a new brand identity platform and logo that reflects the company’s focus and capabilities as an information solution provider for consumers and businesses. The new branding marks the expansion in which the company moving beyond its traditional consumer credit data reporting role and has begun using data and analytics to provide powerful insights […]

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week January 26-30, 2015.

Tax season is the time of the year that most people dread. The stress accumulates with endless number crunching, sorting through old receipts, and the dreaded April 15th deadline. It isn’t enough that we all stress to get our taxes complete and on time, but we also have to remember that there are some who […]