Bonnie Gringer
Bonnie is the Online Marketing Manager and Content Developer at TMX Finance. She loves boating, writing, inventing, designing and most of all her family, friends and the amazing people she gets to work with each day. Her focus has been developing and optimizing content for B2B and B2C industries such as Finance, Real Estate, Mortgage, Auto, and Home and Family.

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the chance to celebrate the many abilities and accomplishments of those with Down syndrome Facts about Down syndrome: Down syndrome occurs when there is an extra full or partial copy of chromosome 21 in an individual. In the U.S., 1 in every 700 babies is born with Down . . .

Home should be a place of love, safety, and comfort. For many, home is anything but safe. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year. October is designated as a time to become aware of the signs, to share knowledge, . . .

How much trash does America produce? We’ve looked at some gross data to calculate what one person produces in garbage per year by type of waste. See how many water bottles are tossed out by your average Joe, how many newspapers, how many cardboard boxes, and how much of other kinds of waste. See how . . .

Have you been hearing bumps in the night? Have you seen flickers of light in the sky? How about shadows in rural forests? You’re not alone. Americans have been seeing odd phenomena and coming up with scary stories and legends to explain them for centuries. We’ve gathered some of the best, most obscure, and creepiest . . .

Wondering, “What can I afford with $50,000 a year?” We’ve taken a closer look at the basic expenses of 30 American cities to see where you’d be able to live comfortably on a fairly average yearly salary. <a href=” https://www.titlemax.com/discovery-center/personal-finance/how-far-50k-salary-gets-you-by-city”><img src=”https://storage.googleapis.com/titlemax-media/how-far-50k-salary-would-get-you-30-american-cities-6_85per.jpg” alt=”How Far a 50K Salary Would Get You in 30 American Cities – TitleMax.com . . .

Wishing your day is filled with exploration, journey, and great adventure! Columbus Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Columbus landed on a small island in the Bahamas, while convinced that he had reached his destination of Asia. And although he was not the . . .

Saving should be simple, but the truth is that for many of us, extra money can be difficult to find when expenses pile up. When you add in unexpected costs that may come up, saving money can seem impossible. A recent survey found that as many as 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Without surplus money, . . .

Everyone has to eat, and buying groceries is a fact of life. Although stocking a kitchen with food for meals and snacks is a part of most monthly budgets, these expenditures don’t have to break the bank. Instead of spending a sizable chunk of your take-home pay at the grocery store or spending hours couponing, . . .

How much would it cost to end poverty in America? Experts have estimated anywhere from $1.74 trillion to a few billion for specific programs. But it’s incredibly challenging to visualize how much that is — it always sounds like an exorbitant sum, no matter how you slice it. See the full-size graphic Would you like . . .

About one-third of Americans believe that they will most likely become a millionaire in their lifetime. But how likely is it really? What are the odds of becoming a millionaire, a billionaire, or just monetarily successful? We’ve taken a deeper look into the true likelihood of wealth and, importantly, who is more likely to succeed . . .

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