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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 7/4 – 7/10/10

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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 Bausch & Lomb Biotrue – $2.99

    Pay: $2.99 + tax
    Receive: $2.99 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 Gillette ProGlide Razor – $9.97

    – $4/1 Gillette Fusion Razor from 6/6 P&G
    – $2.99 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.98 + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    3 Post Raisin Bran, Shredded Wheat or Grape Nuts Cereals – 3/$10
    1 Crest Whitening with Scope, Extra Whitening, Whitening Expressions – $2.49

    – 3 x $2/1 Post Raisin Bran, Shredded Wheat or Grape Nuts Cereal printable (will probably need 2 computers to print 3 coupons)
    – $1/1 Crest Paste 4 oz+ from 6/27 RP
    – $5 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 49 cents + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB for Post

    Transaction #4:
    2 Tampax – $3 each
    1 Crest Whitening with Scope, Extra Whitening, Whitening Expressions – $2.49
    1 Glide or Crest Multipack – $4.99

    – 2 x $2/1 Tampax Pearl or Compak Pearl Tampons from 6/6 or 7/4 P&G
    – $1/1 Crest Paste 4 oz+ from 6/27 RP
    – $1/1 Crest Glide Floss from 6/27 RP
    – $5 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.48 + tax
    Receive: $1 ECB for Tampax, $1 ECB for buying 2 Crest paste (see previous transaction), $2 ECB for Crest/Glide multipack