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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 4/4 – 4/10/10


    If you’re new to playing The Drugstore Game, these transactions should help you get started. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ, and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at CVS.

    You’ll find a list of this week’s CVS deals here. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any ECBs to start with.

    Transaction #1
    Stride Shift 14 ct. – $0.99

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: 99 cents ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength Toothpaste 4 oz – $2.99

    – $1/1 Colgate Total from April All You (or $0.75/1 Colgate Toothpaste from 3/28 or $0.75/1 Colgate Total toothpaste)
    – $.99 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    2 Pantene Shampoo, Conditioner, or Styler – $2.99

    – $3/2 Pantene Products 3/7 P&G
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 98 cents + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB ($1 for each Pantene)

    Transaction #4:
    1 Colgate Pro Clinical Toothpaste – $3.99

    – $1/1 Colgate Pro Clinical Coupon
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB