Category: Odds & Ends

From GEICO to you: a feast for your ears

By on December 22, 2014 at 12:02 PM

It’s that wonderful time of year where seasonal music starts taking over the radio airwaves. I joined in all the reindeer games and compiled a very eclectic mix of holiday joy for your ears. Enjoy!  

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Spread holiday cheer without draining your bank account

By on December 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM

The holidays are upon us – time to spread our joy…and open our wallets. Thinking of the amount of money that will be coming out of my bank account gives me some anxiety. But not much, because I am fabulous on a budget and ‘tis the season to save. Read on for some glad tidings […]

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Holiday sweaters, cookies and gingerbread houses keep us cozy

By on December 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

The holidays are full of traditions and, here at GEICO headquarters in Washington, D.C., my corporate communications colleagues and I recently renewed ours: a cookie throwdown. With 18 different cookies to sample and vote on, everyone left with a sugar buzz, a smile and a bag full of cookies to take home. Chocolate peppermint cookies, […]

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Giving Tuesday, GEICO style: Recycled Ride eases single mother’s hardships

By on December 9, 2014 at 3:29 PM

By guest blogger Michael Young, public relations I hope you all survived this year’s post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza. Maybe, like me, you even brought home a couple of sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. But let’s toss aside the shopping for now and focus on what I call the crown jewel in this string of […]

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Delicious desserts make for a sweet holiday season

By on December 5, 2014 at 3:35 PM

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend with your family and friends, and if you’re like me, your favorite way to spend that time is beside a warm fire with hot cocoa in one hand and your favorite holiday dessert in the other. So, if you haven’t nailed down your holiday dessert list yet, […]

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Memory of the Month: ‘I was born a Ramblin’ Man …’

By on November 28, 2014 at 9:23 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. OK, maybe I wasn’t born in the back seat of a Greyhound bus, rollin’ down Highway 41, like it says in the Allman Brothers’ song, but I did spend chunks of my “formative years” in the back seat […]

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Appreciation abounds at GEICO

By on November 26, 2014 at 12:11 PM

November is a time to reflect upon what we’re thankful for, and we continue the tradition with this month’s GEICO Careers Now video. If you were ever curious about what it’s like to work at GEICO, you’ll see what a few of my colleagues at our corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C., had to say about […]

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On Turkey Day, ditch the oven to cook a better bird

By on November 21, 2014 at 10:59 AM

The lead-up to Thanksgiving dinner can be an exciting time for families, especially when the conversation focuses on the main attraction – the turkey. The traditional Thanksgiving scenario usually includes hours of oven time to cook the big bird, but you can free up your kitchen this year with some delicious alternatives that will keep […]

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What Veterans Day means to me

By on November 11, 2014 at 10:08 AM

By guest blogger Johnny Underwood, GEICO Military Team Manager and retired Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Veterans Day is my day. It’s my day to ponder why I freely gave 30 years to the U.S. Army, to our country and to the citizens of the United States. It’s my day to remember my military teammates: […]

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GEICO joins the People’s Marathon

By on November 5, 2014 at 3:23 PM

By guest blogger Andy Jones, Fredericksburg Running a marathon or participating in any endurance event can change your life. It can change how you feel about yourself and how you compare yourself to others, because when you’ve run a marathon, you have done something that most people will never do.  A marathon is 26.2 miles […]

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