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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nearly Half of All Americans Embarking on New Beginnings This Year

New jobs, moving and DIY home renovations top the list



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Financial Disruptions Delay Targeted Retirement Age to 68 Years Old or Later

Monday, March 30, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

GEICO and Game On serve up tennis and academics to inner-city kids

GEICOtennisFor many reasons, kids from urban communities generally have few opportunities to learn and participate in the sport of tennis. But GEICO is helping to change that with its sponsorship of the Game On program. The insurance company and the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) have teamed up to bring high-quality tennis instruction and educational enrichment to students in Washington, D.C., who wouldn’t otherwise have access to tennis facilities.


Working in collaboration with GEICO, DC Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, Game On offers state-of-the-art tennis and life skills lessons to more than 120 local students. The goal: to promote academic achievement, health and wellness and team-building, all in a safe and fun environment. Game On selects participants between the ages of 4 and 18, and provides training that could lead to scholarships at colleges and universities.


Game On is modeled after the ideals and principles of the late tennis great Arthur Ashe, who believed tennis could be used as an avenue to reach students, helping them learn the sport while enhancing their educational processes along the way. Ashe emphasized the importance of thinking, interpretation of ideas and demonstration of knowledge; fundamentals that can help one advance in the game of life.


Because of GEICO’s generous support, dozens of area students have been given the unique opportunity to learn tennis instruction, receive professional tennis equipment and participate in educational enrichment courses.


GEICO has been instrumental in promoting the sport as well as offsetting student expenses and, more importantly, helping to send students to major colleges and universities across the country on full academic scholarships. Well played, GEICO!






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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

GEICO More connects with customers

GMore Most people know GEICO for its commercials touting savings on car insurance, but the company is much more than affordable rates and lovable ad icons. Welcome to GEICO More, a new online branding and content hub designed to serve customer needs through insightful tips and inspirational storytelling.


Many people think insurance is a bland, impersonal subject, until they need it – then insurance becomes extremely personal. GEICO More tells related stories and provides useful tips about how insurance works and fits in your life, helping customers understand how these products are used to protect assets and provide peace of mind.


“We want our customers to get out there and enjoy life; that’s the point of having good insurance,” said Julia Dubner, creative services director. “GEICO More is a conduit, a meeting place, for customers to engage with aspects of the brand that interest them, and better understand how GEICO protects their lifestyles now and in the future.”


To put it simply, when you need to know more about GEICO, check out GEICO More .






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Liberty Mutual Insurance names Chris Russell as Senior Public Affairs Officer

Liberty Mutual Insurance announced today that Christopher Y. Russell has joined the company’s Public Affairs office in Washington, D.C. as Senior Public Affairs Officer, focusing on federal issues.



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Friday, March 20, 2015

Big fish in a big pond: Walker’s a lifesaver at GEICO Bassmaster Classic

Bassmaster Walker awardWhile it was a little chilly on opening day, anglers from all over the world converged at South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell in late February for the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic. GEICO-sponsored David Walker and Mike McClelland were among the dozens who took to the water for three days in the hopes of catching the biggest bass and/or the most bass (by weight).


McClelland finished in 8th place, but it was Walker who earned perhaps the highest honor, for something other than his fishing skills. On the last day of practice, Walker pulled a drowning man from 40-degree water after his boat sank on Lake Hartwell, possibly saving his life. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented Walker with an award for his heroic effort on the water.


On Sunday, Feb. 22, South Carolina native Casey Ashley took home the coveted Classic trophy after catching bass totaling 50.1 pounds. GEICO was ever-present at the event, giving away tickets to the exclusive area in front of the stage and handing out goodies. Want to hang out with us? The GEICO RV will be rolling around to cities and events around the country all year, so check out the schedule and join us!






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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Making seconds count: behind GEICO’s unskippable ads

You choose a video, and then – BAM– an ad pops up, blocking your immediate access to visual delight. What do you do?


Hover over “Skip” for 5, 4, 3, 2 … but wait! It’s already over! Phew. GEICO’s latest online ad campaign makes a dreaded pre-roll ad seem like a breath of fresh air, since the ad’s message is delivered right at the beginning; the rest is pure entertainment.


But what goes into making unskippable ads? The recipe calls for straight faces, suppressed laughter and impressive willpower! Here’s what you didn’t see behind the scenes and on set:



  • A custom remote-controlled vacuum cleaner was built for the Cleaning Crew ad enabling it to zip around and wreak havoc.

  • Bolt, the large and very hungry St. Bernard, had a body double in case he got fed up (pun intended) with the food takes. The stand-in, much to his chagrin, wasn’t needed.

  • Speaking of takes, Bolt starred in 15 in order to get the perfect shot. Beethoven would be proud. On the last take, Bolt just went after it, which resulted in the extended, and most popular, cut… and one happy hound. The knocked-over salad and spilled milk were all unplanned, but Bolt’s favorite snack was definitely the meatballs.

  • The high-five guys were suspended for 56 seconds in harnesses before the camera cut, all with the help of apple boxes. The longest they went without apple boxes was 24 seconds.

  • Aside from a few blinks here and there, the elevator business men were staring pros! We all know what a lengthy smile can do to your cheeks!


Check out all the Unskippable Ads on YouTube and tell us which one is your favorite!






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Allstate Announces February Catastrophe Loss Estimate

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The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) today announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of February 2015 of $223 million, pre-tax ($145 million after-tax). Catastrophe losses occurring in February comprised seven events at an estimated cost of $224 million, pre-tax, partially offset by favorable reserve reestimates of prior reported catastrophe losses. Three severe winter weather/freeze events accounted for over 88% of the estimated loss for February events.


Estimated catastrophe losses for the first quarter months of January and February 2015 totaled $225 million, pre-tax ($146 million after-tax).


The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” The Allstate brand’s network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada.


Financial information, including material announcements about The Allstate Corporation, is routinely posted on http://ift.tt/1kdfBpc.


Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” that anticipate results based on our estimates, assumptions and plans that are subject to uncertainty. These statements are made subject to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and may be identified by their use of words like “plans,” “seeks,” “expects,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “intends,” “believes,” “likely,” “targets” and other words with similar meanings. We believe these statements are based on reasonable estimates, assumptions and plans. However, if the estimates, assumptions or plans underlying the forward-looking statements prove inaccurate or if other risks or uncertainties arise, actual results could differ materially from those communicated in these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the forward-looking statements may be found in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the “Risk Factors” section in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and we assume no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement.


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Contacts:


Greg Burns

Media Relations

(847) 402-5600


Pat Macellaro

Investor Relations

(847) 402-2800






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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Memory of the Month: luck of the Irish

MoMarchEach month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to comment or exercise your caption-writing skills.


I started my GEICO career some 21 years after this woman ascended to the throne of GEICO’s Irish Fellowship Club. Here, she’s apparently dictating some royal edict to her court scribe. What her other duties and responsibilities as queen may have been, I can only guess, because by 1984, the Irish Fellowship Club had either ceased to exist, or it had gone so far underground that I never heard of it.


My money’s on the former fate, because Jack Byrne was GEICO’s CEO during my first year here. Jack didn’t hail from the Emerald Isle, but he was as Irish as an American can be, and if there WAS an Irish Fellowship Club at GEICO then, he would surely have been among its most prominent members. And I, as a writer for the employee tabloid, would have known about it.


We may not celebrate GEICO associates’ Irish heritage these days (except on March 17, of course, when everyone’s Irish), but we celebrate many other cultures – Black History, Diwali, Asian Pacific Islander, Caribbean, Hispanic Heritage, and more. We’re proud of our diverse associate population, and we enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of ALL their cultures.


I’m particularly partial to the Diwali and Caribbean celebrations – so colorful, and such great music! How about you? Other than your own heritage, which ones do you most enjoy?






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TD Ameritrade Hosts Free Investor Education Day; Empowering Investors To Tackle Their Retirement Strategy Head On

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Americans Take Advantage of Lower Gas Prices and Tax Refunds to Pay-Off Debt, Cover Everyday Needs -- Finds Allstate/National Journal Poll

Middle class Americans living on tight budgets despite improving unemployment rate; poll finds growing positive economic sentiment for second half of year

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Despite lower gas prices and reduced unemployment, most Americans are taking advantage of their savings at the pump to cover basic needs and pay off debt, according to the data released this week by The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) and National Journal.


The 22nd quarterly Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll revealed that nearly four-in-five Americans (78 percent) are realizing savings at the pump, and 58 percent of them are using these savings to cover basic necessities (31 percent) or to pay off/avoid debt (27 percent). Nearly one third of Americans (32 percent) state that the decline in gas prices has had a “huge” or “significant difference” in their personal financial situations, according to Americans polled who benefitted from price savings.


In addition, more than half of Americans (55 percent) expect to receive a refund on their taxes this year and nearly four-in-ten (37 percent) of them will use their refund to pay off debt.


The Heartland Monitor poll surveyed Americans’ attitudes, expectations, and personal financial situations amidst lower gas prices and as the country approaches the height of tax season. The results reveal a population that is more optimistic for the future but continuing to struggle despite the broader economic recovery.


In a positive sign, for the first time in Heartland Monitor’s polling since June 2013, Americans are now more likely to say that the national economy will improve over the next twelve months (32 percent) than they are to say it will get worse (25 percent). However, an overwhelming majority of Americans express deep concerns over the cost of living for necessities and wages and income with nearly 80 percent of the country claiming the U.S. economy rates “Fair” or “Poor” on these factors.


"While many Americans still face financial challenges, these poll results also indicate the great progress made in turning around our economy," said Tom Clarkson, president, West Territory, Allstate Personal Lines. "As a network of small businesses, we understand that middle class Americans have been incredibly resilient to overcome these challenges and local institutions and small businesses will continue to play an important role in our economic growth."


"Americans indicate in the poll that they still plan to be cautious with their savings at the pump and any tax refund they might receive," said Ronald Brownstein, Atlantic Media’s editorial director. "That fits with the pattern of restrained optimism we see throughout the poll. While Americans’ attitudes about their personal prospects and the country’s direction have clearly brightened since last fall, most Americans remain skittish about the economy’s overall performance and concerned about its ability to generate rising wages and living standards."


Impact of Lower Gas Prices



  • Among the 78 percent of those polled who’ve benefitted from savings at the pump, nearly half of those polled (43 percent) say that the decline in gas prices has had “only a slight difference” or made no impact on their personal financial situations.

  • Americans who say that lower gas prices have made a huge or significant difference in their personal finances are more likely to believe that their personal finances will improve by this time next year.


Impact of Tax Refunds and Property Taxes



  • The top priority for spending anticipated tax refunds is paying off debt (37 percent) followed by saving or investing (29 percent) and spending on necessities (20 percent).

  • The highest expectations for a tax refund come from households that earn between $30k and $75k per year and among younger age groups.

  • Individuals under 50 years old expressed a higher degree of commitment to pay off debt than older Americans.

  • Four-in-ten (40 percent) Millennials and 45 percent of Gen X’ers plan to use their tax refunds to pay off debt. Across the nation, just 8 percent of respondents say they will spend their tax refund on non-essential purchases.

  • When polled on different factors about the community they live in, Americans gave a substantial “fair” or “poor” rating for the amount they pay in local and property taxes (63 percent), followed by wages and incomes (62 percent), and costs of living (60 percent).


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Survey Methodology

Since April 2009, the Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Polls have explored Americans’ personal financial experiences, their views on the financial system, and their opinion of how the federal government’s budget situation impacts their personal finances. The most recent Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor national poll was conducted by FTI Consulting, from February 18-22, 2015, among N=1,000 American adults age 18+, with 500 reached via landline and 500 reached via cell phone. The margin of error for survey is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.


About Allstate Corporation

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” The Allstate brand’s network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2014, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $34 million to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.


About National Journal Group

National Journal Group (NJG) is a premium provider of essential insights, analysis, and solutions for those operating in Washington’s policy and government arenas. The brand currently reaches an audience of over 3 million through its editorial products, including NationalJournal.com, Hotline, National Journal, the magazine, and National Journal Daily. In addition, NJG serves 700 of Washington’s top organizations through its robust Membership Services, and convenes the nation’s top leaders at its 75 widely attended live events each year.


Tim Hartman is the Chief Executive Officer, Tim Grieve is President and Editor-in-Chief and Poppy MacDonald serves as President and Publisher. National Journal Group is a division of Atlantic Media.


About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. For more information, visit http://ift.tt/1cZG6dT and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.


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Media Contacts:



Jeff Cartwright

National Journal

Jeff@nationaljournal.com

(202) 266-7405


Dan Margolis

FTI Consulting, for Allstate

Dan.Margolis@fticonsulting.com

(213) 452-6472


Pam Morris

Allstate

Pamela.Morris@allstate.com

(847) 402-8565






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Friday, March 13, 2015

The Risk Management Implications of Low Oil Prices will be Explored in a Liberty Mutual Presentation at Upcoming IRMI Energy Conference

A presentation at the Insurance Risk Management Institute’s Energy conference will help energy companies refine their risk management programs in light of record low oil prices.



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Irish eyes are smiling…when everyone has a safe and enjoyable St. Patrick’s Day

SiSt. Patrick's Day zzle up some corned beef and cabbage. Don your favorite green outfit, and don’t forget about that shamrock and the pot of gold. OK, I’ll stop with the St. Patrick’s Day stereotyping, but hey – it’s the one day everyone gets to be Irish—and we just want to make sure nobody takes the fun a wee bit too far.


Here are a couple things to be mindful of if you partake in the day’s revelries:



  • Good libations are a part of St. Patrick’s Day – that’s no secret. So, if you plan to drink, please don’t drive. Find a watering hole accessible by bus, subway or taxi to get your green beer.

  • If you’re heading off the beaten path and have to drive to your celebration, assign a designated driver. He or she will have to stick to soft drinks for this one – you can return the favor on Cinco de Mayo.

  • Remember to eat something with all that green beer. Three hearty helpings of corned beef and cabbage should do the trick.

  • If you’re driving around areas with lots of bars, stay extra alert. St. Patrick’s Day is a popular day for pub crawls, and the number of pedestrians out and about will sharply increase. In 2013, more than a third of pedestrian fatalities had a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more.

  • If you’re a pedestrian, try to travel with a group and be aware of your surroundings. Always cross in a crosswalk when it’s clear, and never assume a driver will magically see you.


As you shake your shillelagh and do your best leprechaun impression, do remember to be careful, too, and the luck of the Irish will indeed stay on your side.


And, don’t count us out of the celebration because green just might be our favorite color here at GEICO!






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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

TD Ameritrade Awarded Highest Rating of 4 ½ Stars; Named Best for Novices Four Consecutive Years and Best for Long-Term Investing for Three Consecutive Years

TD Ameritrade Reports Monthly Metrics

Monday, March 9, 2015

Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational Culminates 2014 Tournament by Crowning National Champions at TPC Sawgrass

Charity Series Tees-Off 2015 Slate of 80 Events on May 4



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TD Ameritrade's Investor Movement Index: IMX Falls to a New Two-Year Low

Allstate Named as a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

Recognition Demonstrates Allstate’s Commitment to Ethical Leadership, Good Governance and Compliance

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Allstate Insurance announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company®.


The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a significant impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company.


Receiving this honor underscores the company’s commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices ensuring long-term value to key stakeholders including customers, employees, agency owners, suppliers, regulators and investors. Allstate is one of only 132 companies representing more than 50 sectors worldwide to receive the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation.


"We’re proud to be a company that truly goes beyond just talking about behaving ethically," said Kelly Noll, Allstate senior vice president, chief ethics, compliance & privacy officer. "We strive to do the right thing, putting people ahead of policies and defying expectations—delivering more than what people would expect from an insurance company."


"The World’s Most Ethical Companies embrace the correlation between ethical business practice and improved company performance. These companies use ethics as a means to further define their industry leadership and understand that creating an ethical culture and earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition involves more than just an outward facing message or a handful of senior executives saying the right thing," said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. "Earning this recognition involves the collective action of a global workforce from the top down. We congratulate everyone at Allstate for this extraordinary achievement."


The World’s Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Quotient™ (EQ) framework developed over years of research to provide a means to assess an organization’s performance in an objective, consistent and standardized way. The information collected provides a comprehensive sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies, rather than all aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and ethics. The EQ framework and methodology is determined, vetted and refined by the expert advice and insights gleaned from Ethisphere’s network of thought leaders and from the World’s Most Ethical Company Methodology Advisory Panel.


Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program (35%), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20%), culture of ethics (20%), governance (15%) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10%).


The full list of the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies can be found at http://ift.tt/1geEYb7.


Senior executives of honorees contribute high-level insights and best practices to the well-regarded World’s Most Ethical Companies Executive Briefing (download Volume 2 here). Additional insights gleaned from the World’s Most Ethical Companies will be released in a series of whitepapers and infographics over the coming months (download the 2014 Insights). Organizations interested in how they compare to the World’s Most Ethical Companies are invited to learn more about benchmarking services.


About Allstate

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” The Allstate brand’s network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2014, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $34 million to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.


About the Ethisphere Institute

The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine and The World’s Most Ethical Companies Executive Briefing. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs. More information about Ethisphere can be found at: http://ethisphere.com.


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Contact:


Allstate Insurance Company

Chris Bauer

(847) 402-5600

On Twitter @AllstateNews


Ethisphere

Clea Nabozny

(480) 397-2658

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Downhill race day finds the Gecko on Pocono slopes

SkiGecko2By guest blogger Mike Young, public relations


Geckos are only found in tropical locales, right? So wrong … if you’re the GEICO Gecko.


Recently, our jovial and amazingly athletic Gecko hit the slopes at Big Boulder in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains for the first annual Mascot Mayhem Ski Race.


This comical caper pitted some of the region’s most popular branded mascots against each other in a friendly downhill ski race, and was the brainchild of radio personality John DeBella from Philadelphia’s Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK.


SkiGecko3The Gecko’s competitors included Swoops, representing my beloved Philadelphia Eagles; the Temple Owl, mascot for Temple University; Screw Ball from the Reading Fightin’s minor league baseball team; Phil E from Philly Pretzel Factory plus a cast of 10 more classic characters.


Against the white mountainside, fans were treated to a wash of colors that could give a jumbo box of crayons a run for its money. Shapes ranging from short and rotund to lean and lank clumsily cruised down the slope, and soon a clear winner emerged in the form of a sleek fox clad in neon green.


The champ ended up being Tricky from the Pocono Mountain Raceway. No fair! He had home-field advantage!


Nonetheless, Mascot Mayhem was a blast, and I do hope the Gecko makes a return trip next year. I think invitations should get air-mailed down to Disney, as well as to the Nationals’ Teddy Roosevelt, the Penn State Nittany Lion, Tony the Tiger and Mr. Peanut for the second annual Mascot Mayhem.


Tell us who you’d like to see race the gecko in the comments! He’d better start training now!






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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

New era dawns for better collision repair training

ADtrainingRhetorical question: If your brand new car breaks down and there’s no one with the training and skills to repair it, will you ever get it back from the shop? Well, thanks to a new approach to collision repair training, that head-scratcher might not be as much of a concern in the future.


Recently, GEICO representatives joined the ribbon-cutting celebration of an innovative new collision repair program at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in North Carolina. Governor Pat McCrory also attended the event, calling the new program a “role model for the rest of the nation.”


The new FTCC program is designed to address a major skills gap in collision repair by training students in the auto industry with the latest technology. GEICO hopes to add future graduates of the FTCC program, including military members from nearby Fort Bragg and similar programs to its growing team of auto damage adjusters and auto damage management development candidates.


ADtraining2GEICO supports the FTCC and similar programs through a partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), to which it donated $100,000 at the event.


GEICO also recently partnered with CREF to award grants for collision repair programs at four high school and college trade schools through CREF’s Ultimate Collision Education Makeover program. Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla; Norwalk High School in Norwalk, Calif.; Texas State Tech College in Waco, Texas; and Wilson Technological Center in Dix Hills, N.Y., received the grants, which will allow them to purchase new collision tools, equipment and supplies.


Visit the Careers site on geico.com for more details about claims careers and the many other opportunities GEICO offers.






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Dividend Declared for Participants in the Liberty Mutual and Associated Oregon Loggers Dividend Plan

Liberty Mutual Insurance recently declared a dividend for the businesses participating in the Associated Oregon Loggers Dividend Plan based, in part, on favorable loss experience.



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Liberty Mutual Insurance Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Results

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “LMHC” or the “Company”) today reported net income attributable to LMHC of $559 million and $1.833 billion for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2014, increases of $63 million and $90 million over the same periods in 2013.



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TD Ameritrade CEO to Speak at Citi's 2015 Asset Management, Broker Dealer and Exchanges Investor Conference