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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Statement on DFS Settlement

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Department of Financial Services of the State of New York recently announced a settlement with Blue Global Media, an online financial search platform based in Scottsdale, Arizona. “Blue Global is pleased to have obtained a satisfactory resolution with the Department of Financial Services of the State of New York regarding certain prior business practices of Blue Global. Reaching this agreement is in our company’s and our stakeholders’ best interests, and we will be complying fully with the terms of the consent decree. The regulations governing the financial services industry can be very complex and we applaud efforts by regulators…

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/ By Chris Kay

FINANCIAL SERVICES MARKETING: 4 DIGITAL TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2016

Consumers are demanding more targeted, relevant, and personalized communications from their favorite brands. This isn’t exactly a new development, as it’s been the case for the past several years. What’s notable about this ongoing trend is that increasingly, consumers are coming to expect this same level of personalization from companies in every vertical – and that includes the financial services sector. The shift towards highly personalized communications coupled with increased competition, including competition from 2.0-era services (think peer-to-peer lending shaking up the traditional lending market), and the continued evolution of technology are the key drivers of marketing trends in financial services. Let’s…

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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Media Announces New Program with Refound

  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Global Media is a leading online financial search platform based in Scottsdale, Arizona. With over ten years of industry experience, the company is dedicated to driving exceptional results and maintaining innovation within the industry. The executive team is dedicated to consistently improving the company culture and recently announced a new program offered by Refound, a company focused on supporting leaders and employees in both personal and professional growth. Blue Global’s president, Abdu El-Shaaraway explains, “At Blue Global we constantly strive towards improvement. This driving force encompasses all aspects of our organization,…

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/ By Chris Kay

15 Quick Tips for Excelling at Work

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D   As part of the celebration of Quintessential Careers’s 15th anniversary, we’re presenting lists of 15 tips on some of the most essential topics in college, job search, and career. Most of us want to be good employees — and most of us want to excel at our jobs. To be a successful employee and excel at work, though, is not simply a matter of being good at what you do. Being a successful employee also involves issues such as professionalism, attitude, and teamwork — all of which is the thrust of this article. Here’s…

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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Media Shows Support for Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s ‘Downright Beautiful’ Fashion Show

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital will be launching its Second Annual Fundraiser in support of their Pediatric Down syndrome Clinic. The event will be hosted on Sunday, March 20th in the Main Courtyard at Scottsdale’s Musical Instrument Museum. The luncheon will showcase a professional fashion show featuring children with Down syndrome and local celebrities.   Chris Kay, CEO and Founder of Blue Global Media, is dedicated to giving back to the community, the company recently donated to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. “My employees and I are always looking for new ways to give back to the community, we…

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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Media Announces Meals for Easter Donation to Phoenix Rescue Mission

Phoenix Rescue Missions goal this year is to provide 69,496 meals to our homeless neighbors this Easter. Each meal costs around $1.92 and will provide hope and happiness to those less fortunate in our community. The Phoenix Rescue Mission provides life-transforming solutions and help to those persons facing hunger and homelessness. Join Blue Global Media in the fight to end hunger!   It’s impossible to say exactly how many homeless people are in the Phoenix metro area. However in 2014, officials counted 17,558 homeless people in Maricopa County throughout that year. On one particular night, there were 4,865 homeless individuals…

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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Media Announces New General Counsel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Global Media, a leading online financial services search platform based in Scottsdale, AZ, announced the recent hire of an in-house General Counsel. Jennifer Schimmel brings with her extensive experience, most recently as Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel for LGM Finance Companies, LLC. Schimmel has more than ten years’ experience in the consumer finance industry, including five years of direct industry experience. She developed a third-party vendor compliance management program, and provided legal counsel to LGM’s executive staff and companies. Well versed in consumer lending laws and the CFPB’s regulatory requirements, she has developed risk assessments and compliance programs, implementing and managing…

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/ By Chris Kay

Blue Global Media Supports United Negro College Fund

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Chris Kay and Blue Global Media has recently donated to the UNCF (United Negro College Fund). Going to college is one of the most important things to achieve in your life. We recognize that it is hard to be able to afford to go to college, and not everyone has the same opportunities.   About UNCF UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to our nation. UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and…

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