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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 6/20 – 6/26/10

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    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 PowerBar Pure & Simple – $0.99

    Pay: 99 cents + tax
    Receive: 99 cents ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 PowerBar Pure & Simple – $0.99

    – 99 cents ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: tax
    Receive: 99 cents ECB

    Transaction #3:
    1 Colgate Total Advanced or Enamel Strength – $2.77 (price may be regional)

    – $1/1 Colgate Total Toothpaste from 6/6 SS
    – 99 cents ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 78 cents + tax
    Receive: $2 ECB

    Transaction #4:
    1 CVS/Pharmacy Ibuprofen or Acetaminopehn 50 ct. – $3.99

    – $2 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $3 ECB

    Transaction #5:
    1 Gillette Fusion Pro Glide – $9.97

    – $4/1 Gillette Fusion Razor from 6/6 P&G
    – $3 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.97 + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB