Archive: June 2010

What does saving paper really look like?

By on June 28, 2010 at 8:16 AM

You’re already making a big difference, and may not even realize it. Now you can see it. By opting for eBill, ePolicy and automatic payments, our customers are saving millions of sheets of paper. With over 9 million policyholders, that equals a lot of trees. But how many exactly? Our challenge was to help you […]

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What does my coverage really cover?

By on June 23, 2010 at 2:34 PM

By guest blogger Kristie M., service rep, Arizona If you have ever asked yourself this question, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re one of many. I had no idea what my coverage was or what it meant until I started working in insurance. Many of the coverages’ names sound like they could potentially cover the […]

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Capturing memories of accidents while they’re fresh

By on June 18, 2010 at 4:00 PM

By guest blogger Monica M., claim supervisor, Florida Have you ever had one of those moments when you can’t remember something really simple? Most of us can remember what we did yesterday, but how about Tuesday last week, or the third Monday of last month? Now imagine that you are being asked to recall something […]

Posted in: Claims


Why reward achievement?

By on June 15, 2010 at 4:10 PM

By guest blogger Shannon S., human resources I am a member of GEICO’s college recruiting team, and our Achievement Award program is without a doubt one of my favorite initiatives. For more than 20 years, we’ve offered these awards to undergraduates in recognition of academic excellence and demonstration of a true commitment to campus and […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Did you know? June is National Safety Month

By on June 10, 2010 at 3:44 PM

June marks the beginning of National Safety Month. Sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC), each week in June represents a different safety issue.  This June, teen driving and cell phone use while driving are both highlighted as major safety issues (but you probably already knew that from reading our blog post on the 2010 […]

Posted in: Safety


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Outdoor jammin’, part 2: Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

By on June 7, 2010 at 9:00 AM

June 10-13, 2010: Manchester, TN Four days of not showering, sleeping in tents in a field and walking miles in the Tennessee sun in June may not be for everyone. But for me and up to 80,000 music lovers, Bonnaroo is a unique experience that makes you eager to come back every year. Each June, […]

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Hillstrand brothers of ‘Deadliest Catch’ hooking up with GEICO

By on June 3, 2010 at 11:50 AM

Captains Andy and Johnathan Hillstrand are into the sixth season of “Deadliest Catch” aboard the Time Bandit. Throughout the year, when they’re not tackling the Bering Sea, the Hillstrand brothers keep very busy by making appearances at several different events. It was one such event that introduced the brothers to AMF Offshore Racing and the […]

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Mechanical Breakdown Insurance reassurance

By on June 1, 2010 at 9:45 AM

By guest blogger Holly Z., performance monitoring analyst, San Diego Recently I discovered that my vehicle needed to have its transmission replaced. I couldn’t believe it! My vehicle was only five years old and I kept it in immaculate condition. I took it to the repair shop and the mechanic told me that it was […]

Posted in: Claims