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Kayleen Kavanagh

Kay started with Logix in early 2009 and has held a few different member service roles. She enjoys sharing her positive learning experiences with hopes that we can all continue down the path of smarter banking.

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Logix "Blanketeers" & Giving Back to SCV Project Linus

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 9/4/2018

Earlier this year, we shared that October 8th will be our inaugural Community Day.  Logix staff will be supporting SCV Project Linus by making 200 blankets that will comfort children who are ill, traumatized or otherwise in need.  The SCV Project Linus chapter was formed in 2013.  Many of their “blanketeers” are students from local high schools, who donate completed blankets to several nonprofits throughout the area, including Henry Mayo, located in Santa Clarita.  We're grateful for the opportunity to help.

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Topics: Community Stars

Logix Employees Raise $44,000!

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 7/23/2018

This summer, we are proud to give an $11,000 check to each of these nonprofit organizations: Penny Lane CentersBurbank Temporary Aid CenterFor The Troops, and Circle of Hope, Inc.

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Topics: Community Stars

It's That Time - Santa Clarita's Concerts in the Park

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 7/5/2018

With the changing of seasons, there are activities we come to look forward to.  In summer, those activities include days at the beach, picnicking with friends and family, catching local baseball games, and taking advantage of free concerts offered at parks throughout L.A.  Weekend entertainment options are abundant, and we're here cheering about one of our faves.

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Topics: Community Stars

Fraudsters Like Peer-to-Peer Payments Too

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 6/26/2018

Pay back your best friend for lunch?  Easy.

Transfer money to your sister for your parent’s anniversary gift?  Easy-peasy. 

Unsuspectingly transfer money to a scammer.  Yes, all too easy. 

Peer-to-peer (P2P) apps, such as Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, and Square have increased in popularity and earned a spot as an efficient means of transferring money quickly to other parties.  This method of transferring funds is not only a plus for consumers, but fraudsters as well who are always on the prowl for new ways of scamming their victims. 

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Topics: Fraud & Identity Theft

Let's Talk Interest-Only ARMs

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 5/11/2018

You’re ready to buy a home, and this may or may not be your first rodeo.  You’ve gone through the mental process of figuring out when the right time is, conducted research on the home-buying process, and put aside money for a down payment.  Just as there are a number of reasons why you decided to buy a home, there are many ways of reaching that goal.  In a typical home-buying situation, receiving keys to your new home starts when you get qualified for a home loan.  A traditional mortgage may be the loan option that comes to mind first.  With its fixed loan rate and steady payment amount for terms up to 30 years, this mortgage option is popular; however, in a one-size-does-not-fit-all world, there may be a better option for your situation.  Putting aside time for researching additional home loan options is worth it, given the investment you’re making. 

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Topics: Home Loans

Staying Organized With eBills

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 12/22/2017

Yearning for a little bit of order in your life?  When days are hectic and your brain is maxed out, having a tool that reminds you to pay your bills (or, pays your bills automatically) can be a huge relief. 

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Topics: Online Banking, Tips & Tricks

Balancing Your Checking Account

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 11/27/2017

If you don’t have a system in place for balancing your checking account, beyond mentally deducting each bill payment, please read on.   There’s an easy and quick way of doing so in your Logix online banking account. 

This is a test.  Can you identify what's pictured in the image below?

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Topics: Online Banking, Tips & Tricks

Paying People with PopMoney

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 11/3/2017

Paying people back for kindly spotting you at lunch couldn’t be easier these days.   Person-to-person services (or P2P) offer a way to electronically pay the people you owe, so you don't have to find the nearest ATM to make a withdrawal or write a check or provide an IOU.  There are several P2P options available, and we have one that lies just within your Web BillPay service.  

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Topics: Online Banking, Tips & Tricks

A Consumer's Guide to Mail Theft Prevention

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 10/31/2017

As the holidays draw near, it becomes more common to hear about instances of mail theft, either in your neighborhood or on the news.  Ordering gifts and mailing cards can become a stressful endeavor for both consumers and recipients of mail.  If you’ve ever been a victim of mail theft, chances are you felt invaded and frustrated at the fact that it happened.  Your time becomes personally impacted as you try and figure out who needs to be contacted regarding a missing or stolen package, and there’s also a worry that more than just consumer goods were taken – that identity theft may have occurred, if your personally identifiable information was also compromised during the mail theft incident.

If you’re someone who mails packages, gift cards, or orders goods online for delivery, here are a few mail theft prevention tips to consider.

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Topics: Fraud & Identity Theft

"What's that noise?" Car Repairs or New Car?

Posted by Kayleen Kavanagh on 10/3/2017

A few years back, I shared a story about a car that our free car-buying service, Auto Expert, helped me find and purchase.  My car goals today are similar to what they were back in 2011.  I was looking for a used vehicle that was economical and had a price tag that wouldn’t make me wince every month when the payment was due.  Beyond those two items, I didn’t much care what else made up the car.

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Topics: Auto Loans, Vehicle Loans

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