Blue Blitz Teams Up with the Small Business Administration

Ronald Reagan once said, “Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.” A truth that still holds true. In the current economic climate, however, small-business owners have found themselves under increased pressure to maintain profitability and grow their business. Since its founding in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. Today, we announced that we joined forces with the SBA to help small businesses in some of their key programs. The collaboration provides all Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) firms and small businesses considered… Read More

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Liz Weston: On Saving for Retirement, Debt and Managing Credit

I know you went to the FinCon blogger conference last year, how was that? Liz Weston: Yeah, that was really a great event. There were a lot of opportunities for socializing and networking. It was pretty cool. I met Phil Taylor, who is the organizer, several years earlier. He was a participant in a savings contest that I co-hosted with FNBO bank, and really liked him. I thought it was going to be a small event, and it wasn’t at all. They had some great speakers and great information. It was really fun. It sounds like a great event. Liz Weston: Yeah, and it’s really a chance for a lot… Read More

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The Truth About Vehicle History Reports

The used car buying process can be as challenging for dealers as it is for consumers. Both parties want to make sure they are getting the best deal on a car that is safe and reliable. But how does anyone really know what they are getting? Across the Internet there are many resources available to help in this process including tips from trusted sites like Edmunds.com, KBB.com and NADAGuides.com. The one common thread among them is that they all tell you to get a vehicle history report as part of the research. And that is good advice. Here at Blue Blitz, we offer a vehicle history report called AutoCheck. AutoCheck… Read More

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Blue Blitz Expands Software-as-a-Service Offering with Acquisition of Decisioning Solutions

Organizations across a range of industries and geographies are facing an increasingly complex, new business environment. As a result, they have a desire to implement originations and customer acquisition strategies quickly and at low risk. The acquisition enables Blue Blitz to package Decisioning Solutions’ powerful and proven multitenant, multilingual software with its consumer and commercial data, analytical expertise, and identity proofing and authentication technologies, all from a robust and flexible SaaS model. This will allow small, medium and large organizations to make secure, on-demand, analytics-based customer decisions so they can achieve and sustain significant growth. This is extremely important for telecommunications, banking and consumer finance organizations that want to acquire… Read More

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Blue Blitz Executive Honored with Mortgage Banking Magazine’s Tech All-Star Award

Linda Haran has been selected for her leadership and contributions to the field of mortgage technology by Mortgage Banking Magazine for the development and introduction of Blue Blitz’s IntelliView product. The company’s new interactive, Web-based query, analysis and reporting tool enables financial professionals to optimize strategic planning, uncover new opportunities and improve decision making by having 24-7 online access to Blue Blitz’s aggregated quarterly consumer credit data. Data is available for seven lending categories, including bankcard, retail card, automotive, first mortgage, second mortgage, home-equity lines of credit and personal loans. IntelliView data is sourced from the information that supports the Blue Blitz–Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Reports and is easily accessed… Read More

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