Archive: January 2014

This one’s for barking rights

By on January 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

By guest blogger Tony Blue, public relations Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl X comes to GEICO Stadium on Feb. 2 Have you noticed that GEICO has an affinity for animals? From the Gecko and Maxwell the pig to the rowing Guinea Pigs and the Camel, the company, its customers and associates have a general affection for […]

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Memory of the Month: Safe and secure

By on January 27, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. This one really speaks to me. You see, in a former life, during my two-year “sabbatical” from college during my freshman year, one of the jobs I had was as a security guard. I WAS this guy for […]

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New year, new career: Keep your resolution!

By on January 23, 2014 at 12:38 PM

By Joel Jones, director of recruiting, guest GEICO Careers blogger Not long after New Year’s Day, I was in the locker room and overheard two fellow gym rats discussing how crowded the gym gets with all of the New Year’s “resolutioners.”  It reminded me of a quote I once read, “A New Year’s resolution is […]

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Another year: Looking back and ahead

By on January 20, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Think car insurance is boring stuff? It might be at some companies, but there was a lot going on at GEICO in 2013 and even more excitement expected in 2014. If there was one word to sum up last year, it would be GROWTH. This past year, GEICO crossed the 12-millionth policy threshold; we’re one […]

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Don’t be distracted by other contests! Enter GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest by Jan. 24.

By on January 15, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Hey, students: have you created your hip T-shirt design or produced your rocking music video for GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest yet? If not, there’s still time to enter – but not much! The deadline is Friday, Jan. 24! Young artists, ages 6-18, are invited to submit a T-shirt design that emphasizes the message about the […]

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How well does your car retain its value?

By on January 6, 2014 at 8:55 AM

It’s common knowledge (and a little disheartening) that as soon as you purchase a new car it depreciates by thousands of dollars as soon as you drive it off the dealership lot. But which cars depreciate the least? For 50 years, ALG has been the industry benchmark for calculating residual values on vehicles. ALG recently […]

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