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Written by Kathryn Vercillo on December 29, 2009

We aim to not only bring you the best promotional codes but also to provide you with interesting, useful information and advice about how to save money. Our posts discuss the latest trends, technology and options for living frugally. Here’s a look back at 50 of the best articles that we posted here on the site in the 2009:

JANUARY

  1. 10 Best Ways to Save Money in 2009. We kicked off the year with a look at how to save money and these tips still apply in the New Year.
  2. 20 Easy Tips for Reducing What You Spend on Food. This is the area of spending that consumers most want to be frugal about.
  3. 15 Ways to Create Wealth by Giving Time. A guide to bartering your time to get what you need.
  4. Should All Products Come with a Lifetime Guarantee? We asked this tough frugality question and tried to provide a thoughtful answer for it.
FEBRUARY
  1. 20 Things To Sell That You Already Have at Home. Need some quick cash? This article will point out all that you have that you can sell to get it.
  2. How To Make or Save $10,000 (£7k) This Year. Think that you can do it? It’s tough but it can be done.
  3. How a Rainy Day Can Save You Money. Use these tips to save rainwater and use it to save money throughout the year.
  4. How to Use Promotional Codes to Save Money during the Recession. Our complete guide to using discount codes.
MARCH
  1. Comprehensive Guide to Saving Money with Mobile Coupons. We also gave you the latest information about this emerging method of saving money.
  2. 100 Tips for Talking about Money with your Spouse, Family and Friends. It’s really important to learn how to communicate about money if you want to save it and spend it properly.
  3. Cheap Ways of Curbing the Travel Bug. There are a lot of things you can do to satisfy your travel urges without actually traveling. We tell you all about them in this article.
  4. 10 Tactics to Lowering Shipping and Handling Fees. Why would you pay fees like this when you don’t have to?
  5. How to Not Get Scammed Online. We want to make sure that we help you to be as smart as possible when using discount codes and doing your shopping online.
APRIL
  1. Save Money by Advertising on your Car. This article is about one UK company that lets you place advertising on your vehicle to offset the cost of driving it.
  2. 20 Ways to Keep your Travel Costs Down. Sometimes people do want to travel so they need to learn how to do it frugally.
  3. 5 Things to Sacrifice if you Really Want to Get Out of Debt. If you’re serious about it then this is what you’ll need to do.
  4. Promo Codes are Better Than Printed Internet Vouchers. Here’s why.
MAY
  1. How Online Coupons Can Help You Make and Keep Friends. The social aspect of using discount codes.
  2. How to Save Money Getting Food Fresh from the Farm. Even better than saving at the grocery store!
  3. 20 Cheap Summer Activities that Kids Love. You can do so many fun, frugal things with kids during the summer!
  4. 10 Promotional Deals that Can Save you Thousands. These are big deals that are worth making sure to know about.
JUNE
  1. 30 Great Ways for Kids To Earn Money. Children should start their own businesses from a young age. This article gives lots of business ideas for them.
  2. 10 Best Ways of Getting Money to Start Your Own Business. It’s not just kids that should start their own businesses for a bargain.
  3. 10 Ways to Turn Your Summer Holidays into Cash. Yes, you can make money from your travels.
  4. RoundUp of Frugal Living Philosophies. A mid-year review of the different reasons that people may live frugally and what matters to them most.
JULY
  1. Top 15 Frugal Living Twitterers to Follow. People to know on Twitter. Don’t forget to follow us too.
  2. How Does Debt Consolidation Work? Do you know about this important way to deal with your past financial mistakes?
  3. Financial Reasons to End Your Long Distance Relationship. It’s just too expensive!
  4. 10 Tips to Avoid Picking up the Bill. How to make sure that others pay for you when you go out.
AUGUST
  1. How to Split a Check. The Ultimate Guide to Dividing Up a Bill. Pay for yourself but don’t pay for others. Here’s how to avoid paying too much when you go out.
  2. 10 Things to Know if you want to Start a Business with No Money. It’s do-able if you know what you’re doing.
  3. 20 Tips for Saving Even More Money with Discount Codes. We try to keep bringing you new tips about how to best make use of the codes we make available to you.
  4. Top 10 Tips for How to Grow a Frugal Garden. It’s a great way to help you save even more money on groceries!
SEPTEMBER
  1. Young Entrepreneurs: Top 25 Teenage Millionaires. What amazing, creative, rich kids!
  2. 20 Millionaires Who Give Away Their Money. Share what you have. Being frugal doesn’t mean being cheap!
  3. Inside Secrets of eCoupon Marketing. Knowing these will help you better understand the tricks that can trap you into poor use of online discounts.
  4. Coupon Queen Feeds Family of 6 on Less than ₤3 Per Week! Inspiring! Could you do it?
OCTOBER
  1. How Much House Can I Afford. Questions to Ask When Buying a Home. The most important thing about living a frugal lifestyle is knowing how to assess the cost needs of your family and to budget appropriately to meet those needs.
  2. Top Lessons from Freelancers about Budgeting. More advice for better using your money from people who really know how to do it!
  3. 10 Cities that Will Surprise you with Low Cost Holidays. These cities may seem expensive but you can visit them frugally.
  4. 10 Ways to Turn your Freebies into Cash. You can get a lot of things for free from various places. Here’s how to make them work for you by turning them into money-makers.
NOVEMBER
  1. Ultimate Guide to the Etiquette of Splitting a Check. Earlier in the year we taught you how to do it; then we taught you how to do it with grace.
  2. 10 Creative Businesses Started by Kids. These children could inspire anyone to start making more money with a frugal business and a great idea.
  3. How to Improve Mobile Voucher Codes. This technology is getting more and more popular as time goes on.
  4. Top Body Parts and Byproducts to Sell for Extra Cash. You might not want to get rid of your body but if you do then it could earn you some quick money.
  5. 10 Extreme Examples of Lottery Addiction. A warning to anyone who is wasting their money on the lottery! Frugal people probably wouldn’t do that and these stories reveal why.
DECEMBER
  1. 10 Ways to Make Discount Codes Easier to Use. We’re still trying to bring you this information at the end of the year. Is it helping?
  2. 10 Most Unique Family-Owned-and-Operated Businesses. Some cool families are working together to make their money.
  3. 15 Ways Not to Waste Money in the New Year. We started off telling you how to save it and now we’re winding up by encouraging you not to start wasting it.
  4. Top 10 Voucher Trends in 2010. Here’s what we’re likely to be writing more about in the year to come.

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