Tag: GEICO Now

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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Top 5 blog posts of 2012

By on January 4, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Now that it’s 2013, there are endless lists of resolutions and “Best Of” countdowns from 2012. It’s also a chance for me to dig into our blog posts over the past year, and see which ones you liked the most. Based on views, comments and buzz, here are the five most popular posts from the […]

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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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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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Insuring athletes’ legs … and arms … and hair?

By on May 9, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Sports injuries are common, especially for pros. So common, in fact, that some athletes insure the body parts that helped propel them to fame — like soccer player David Beckham’s legs. One Australian cricket star even insured his iconic bushy moustache! But how necessary is body-part insurance? GEICO Now talks with two sports agents to […]

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Behind the Scenes

By on January 6, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Ever watch a favorite GEICO commercial  and think, “Who comes up with these ideas?” GEICO Now goes straight to the source and talks to the creative director behind some of GEICO’s most loveable characters—from the Gecko to the guinea pigs. He dishes about the Gecko’s origins, how one GEICO character got his own ABC sitcom, […]

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NHL on the rise

By on November 8, 2011 at 9:31 AM

By Guest blogger: Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now magazine Ask people to name their favorite big-league sport and you’re likely to get back more football, baseball and basketball than hockey. But NHL hockey is lightning-fast, physical and smart—so what’s not to love? The coolest sport around just might burn hot enough this season to […]

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Last-minute road trips

By on August 23, 2011 at 9:27 AM

Guest blogger Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now magazine Summer isn’t over yet, so why not pack up the kids and show them a part of the country they’ve never seen before? Here are seven spots across America that will give your child the best “What I did on my summer vacation” story. Venture up […]

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Pig tales

By on August 1, 2011 at 12:01 PM

By: Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now magazine GEICO’s Piggy commercial was an instant favorite. Who could resist Maxwell’s infectious enthusiasm in the hilarious interpretation of the nursery rhyme “This Little Piggy Went to Market”? Piggy – GEICO Commercial We asked GEICO sales rep Thomas Shaw to explain how, with a little expert assistance, the […]

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