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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 5/16 – 5/22/10

    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 Dial or Tone Bar Soap 2-3pk – $1.88

    – $0.35/1 Dial Soap Select Varieties from 3/7 RP

    Pay: $1.53 + tax
    Receive: $1 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 Mennen Speedstick Stainguard – $2.99

    $0.75/1 Lady Speedstick Stainguard Deodorant
    – $1 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.24 + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    2 Herbal Essence or Aussie Shampoo or Conditioner, or Styler- $2.99

    – $2/2 Aussie Products or 2 x $1/1 Herbal Essences Product from 5/16 RP
    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 98 cents + tax
    Receive: $4 ECB

    Transaction #4:
    1 Blade 5 Razor System – $6.99

    – $4 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $6.99 ECB