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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 5/2 – 5/8/10

    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:
    1 Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength (4oz) $2.99

    – $1/1 Colgate Total from Apr 2010 All You Magazine

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 Crest 3D White Rinse (16oz) or Vivid Toothpaste (7.6oz) $3.99

    – $0.75/1 Crest Toothpaste 4 oz+ or $0.75/1 Crest Rinse from 5/2 P&G
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.24 cents + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    1 Gillette Venus Embrace or Breeze razor $7.99

    – $2/1 Venus, Embrace or Spa Razor from 5/2 P&G
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $3.99 + tax
    Receive: $6 ECB

    Transaction #4:
    1 Depends Variety pack (6ct) $6.99

    – $6 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: $6.99 ECB