Posts by John Fonville

Out to win at the Brickyard, again

By on May 22, 2014 at 1:58 PM

 The Indianapolis 500 is considered one of the most prestigious auto racing events in the world, and GEICO and KVSH Racing will be looking to cross the “yard of bricks” in first place once again this year. This Memorial Day weekend, GEICO and KVSH Racing return as defending Indy 500 champions, this time with Sebastien […]

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Use hoops fervor to improve your financial plan

By on April 3, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Considering the upsets in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, there’s a good chance your bracket isn’t going to win you a billion dollars, or any amount close to that. But don’t let those upsets ruin your financial plan. The kind of analysis that helped you determine which team will win this year’s tournament can […]

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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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Don’t miss Free Family Nights at the National Children’s Museum

By on January 17, 2013 at 2:52 PM

If you’re looking for a place to take children to have fun, play and learn something new at no cost, then GEICO has an answer – at least for one night a month. GEICO is sponsoring Free Family Nights at the new National Children’s Museum at the National Harbor, located just outside Washington, D.C. Starting […]

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GEICO Motorcycle announces multi-year title sponsorship of AMA Pro Racing

By on October 4, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Calling all motorcycle racing enthusiasts! Check out the action as your favorite riders fight for position and appear to defy the laws of physics while speeding through the winding turns that characterize AMA Pro Racing. GEICO Motorcycle has been named the official title sponsor of America’s premier motorcycle road racing championship circuit. The multi-year partnership […]

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Get ready for fall with geiconow.com

By on September 7, 2012 at 4:33 PM

The kids are back at school, the leaves are changing color and autumn adventures await. Let the fall hues inspire a few updates to your home decor. At GEICO Now, we suggest six easy, affordable ways to infuse your space with the warmth of the season, including do-it-yourself door wreaths and clever uses for leftover […]

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Nighttime adventures with GEICO Now

By on August 9, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Stargazing, anyone? Whether you’re in the city or cruising the countryside, you can’t deny the beauty of a twinkling night sky. In the new issue of GEICO Now, you’ll learn about four star parties across the country, where you can explore the sky with high-powered telescopes and the help of your fellow amateur astronomers. After […]

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Read GEICO Now’s summer favorites

By on July 6, 2012 at 3:34 PM

If you miss watching Grand Slam legends like Andre Agassi and Lindsay Davenport in action, here’s your chance to see them play live during the GEICO-sponsored 37th season of World TeamTennis. Check out the article on GEICO Now online where we size up the competition and highlight a few star-studded matches.  Tempt your sweet tooth […]

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Have a good-looking, clean, tasty and entertaining summer

By on June 15, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Summer sunshine means street festivals galore, and looking good while cruising in your shiny, clean car. To prepare, check out GEICO Now for tips on how to shine your ride with natural cleaners. We’re also giving you a heads-up beyond the seasonal barbecues and concerts to find some truly unique summer fests — from a […]

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Money matters: between friends and family

By on June 5, 2012 at 4:07 PM

If you’ve ever tried borrowing money from your family or split a big dinner check among friends, you know how awkward it can be. GEICO Now breaks down these tricky transactions and gives you tips on how to keep the peace with relatives, pals and significant others. Learn to talk dollars and sense at geiconow.com […]

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