Archive: February 2011

Taking the fright out of buying a car

By on February 28, 2011 at 9:26 AM

Being a 20-something and recently out of college, I haven’t had a lot of experience making big purchases. However, my current car is going through a seemingly never-ending series of repairs, and I’m thinking the time has come to invest in a new car. While the thought of buying a new (or used) shiny car […]

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Test your tire knowledge with our interactive quiz

By on February 24, 2011 at 8:06 AM

Remember when you were in school and the teacher would take out that ominous stack of papers at the beginning of class? You’d frantically open your book and study as much as you could for the next 10 seconds before they were passed out.  It was the dreaded pop quiz. We’re here to help you […]

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What it’s like to live in … Tucson

By on February 21, 2011 at 2:39 PM

   The Mission De San Xavier de Bac is one of Tucson’s most famous destinations. By Louis Tancredi, guest blogger, service representative in Tucson, Ariz.   GEICO has business locations scattered throughout the United States. As part of an ongoing series of posts, we’ve decided to reach out to GEICO associates all across the country to share […]

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Memory of the Month: One of these things is not like the others

By on February 16, 2011 at 3:25 PM

This photo was taken at a company outing in the 1940s; clearly a celebration of some sort. That’s GEICO Founder Leo Goodwin standing tall and looking serious in the middle. He’s flanked by a group of colleagues who are … well, somewhat shorter and a lot less serious. Even back then, way before the introduction of […]

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What’s cooking for the Big Game?

By on February 3, 2011 at 7:01 AM

One of the year’s biggest sporting events is just around the corner. On Feb. 6, millions of people will gather and tune in to watch Pittsburgh take on Green Bay. No matter which team you’re cheering for – and even if you’re not much of a football fan – chances are there’s a party in […]

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