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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Cinco de Mayo, which means, “May 5” in Spanish, is a commonly misunderstood Mexican holiday. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexicos’ independence day. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, in a battle that lasted from daybreak to early evening. The French . . .

What is the best restaurant in every state, according to Yelp reviews? Since 2004, the Yelp website has been receiving five-star reviews from restaurant enthusiasts in every major US city. What does their data show us? It shows the most-reviewed restaurant on Yelp in each major city of every state. So where are the most . . .

Those attempting a 1,500-calories-a-day diet, be warned: The following infographic may be upsetting! We’ve scanned the most popular fast-food menus for 1,500-calories-per-day meals, and quite frequently, you can blow your entire calorie budget for the day in one sitting. What do 1,500 calories look like at fast-food restaurants? Here’s a hint of how fast you . . .

Who are the oldest people ever to have lived, and what are their secrets to longevity? If you’re looking to live a long and healthy life, it may be good to examine the characteristics of centenarians to find the common threads. What are some centenarian secrets? We’ve taken a closer look at the top 100 . . .

Lifestyle Discover the latest in media, entertainment, and trends, and how they influence how we dress, play, and live. Get inspired by a broad variety of topics and unique statistics that are often interesting, sometimes unusual, and often surprising.

Can quitting smoking save you money on taxes? Can you claim pets on your taxes? What about all of the strange costs that can come with raising kids? We’ve created an unusual-tax-deductions list of write-offs that depending on your situation, may help improve your refund. You may be surprised either way – See the full list . . .

Nearly a quarter-century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion, and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. We honor these efforts and awareness during the month of April.

Those of us completing our tax returns this year may be scrambling to find some of the more obscure, hidden tax deductions to help us get a better refund, asking ourselves crazy questions: Can quitting smoking save you money on taxes? Can you claim pets on your taxes? What about all of the strange costs that . . .

  • * Maximum loan amount in Illinois is $4,000. Maximum loan amount in Mississippi is $2,500. Maximum loan amount in Tennessee is $6,500, assuming customer qualifies and accepts both the Pledge and Line of Credit. Minimum loan amount in California is $2,600.
  • ** Car title loans may require a credit check in California. Motorcycle title loan and pawn approval requires satisfaction of all loan eligibility requirements including a vehicle evaluation and a credit check.
  • *** To be approved for a title loan or pawn, you must be at least 18 years of age (19 in Alabama). Account approval requires satisfaction of all eligibility requirements, including a possible credit inquiry, and a motor vehicle appraisal. Certain other terms and conditions apply.
  • † Proof of income is required in Illinois, Nevada, some Texas locations, and California. In California you are also required to provide proof of residency, and a valid vehicle registration to obtain a loan.
  • ‡ Signature and personal loans are offered by an affiliate of TitleMax® and are currently only available in Florida. Account approval requires satisfaction of all loan eligibility requirements, including a credit inquiry, and, if applicable, motor vehicle appraisal.
  • § Refinancing of a competitor’s title loan is not available in Mississippi or Virginia. In Illinois, you are required to have reduced your original principal balance by 20% before refinancing. TitleMax®, TitleBucks®, and InstaLoan®, are not considered competitors. Please see a store associate for details.
  • - TitleMax of Virginia, Inc. d/b/a TitleMax® is licensed by the Virginia State Corporation Commission, license number VTL-11.
  • - In Texas, TitleMax® acts as a Credit Services Organization to assist customers in obtaining a loan through an unaffiliated third party lender. Please see store associate for details. Please see Texas Schedule of All Fees.
  • - In GA, TitleMax® offers Title Pawns.
  • - In CA, Loans are made by TitleMax of California, Inc., California Finance Lenders Law License No. 603K014.
  • - New Mexico Consumers: please see important New Mexico Consumer Information and Disclosures.