Posts by John Fonville

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 […]

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Take the plunge into summer with GEICO Now magazine and

By on May 23, 2012 at 9:13 AM

What are you doing for fun this summer? Whether it be ways of cutting costs without clipping your lifestyle, prepping your boat before cruising the waters, or finding the perfect family vacation that leaves the world a better place, read about it first in the most recent edition of GEICO Now magazine. Looking for your […]

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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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Hey feds! Get half-price tickets to Washington Nationals games

By on May 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Baseball season’s in full swing, it’s time to celebrate … and save! Federal and military employees can get half off the purchase price on select Nationals tickets for choice home games. Why is GEICO doing this? Since 1936 the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) has served the needs of federal and military employees, and this […]

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Advertising giants take a trip back to 1965 in Newsweek’s tribute to Mad Men

By on March 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

There’s a lot to be said about GEICO’s commercials over the years, especially all the fun we’ve had with our beloved Gecko. But how would the Gecko fare in the golden age of 1960s advertising? Here’s your chance to find out – and express your opinion. This week’s issue of Newsweek celebrates the return of […]

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Federal workers to face off for laughs in standup comedy contest

By on March 5, 2012 at 3:41 PM

The GEICO Gecko is known for his cheeky responses that make people laugh, so it’s fitting that after 75 years of providing many discounts and benefits for federal employees, GEICO will sponsor Funniest Fed®, a standup comedy contest for federal employees in the D.C. area. Starting in March, auditions for the contest begin and elimination […]

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GEICO teams up with National Geographic to save you money

By on February 21, 2012 at 10:11 AM

National Geographic has been telling the earth’s story in thoughtful articles and dazzling photographs for nearly 125 years. GEICO supports National Geographic’s efforts to raise awareness about our planet and the creatures that inhabit it – especially adorable geckos. You can help contribute to this effort and save money, too, by taking advantage of a […]

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Protect yourself from fender-bender fraud

By on February 17, 2012 at 9:16 AM

You’ve seen them on TV: car accident “victims” with fake neck braces trying to win a settlement they don’t deserve. But this is more than TV fiction – fender-bender fraud happens in real life, too. If you get into an accident — big or small — there are things you can do to minimize the […]

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