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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 8/29 – 9/4/10


    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: (through today only)
    1 Philips in ear headphones – $6.99

    Pay: $6.99 + tax
    Receive: $6.99 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    2 Glide Clinical Protection floss, Clinical Gum Protection Toothpaste, or Complete Rinse – $3.47
    1 Listerine Total Care Zero – $3.97
    1 filler, e.g., Paper Mate pens – 99 cents

    – 2 x $1/1 Crest Glide Floss or Crest Mouthwash from 8/29 P&G or $1/1 Crest Toothpaste from 8/1 P&G (regional; SoCal got 75 cents/1)
    – $2/1 Listerine Zero Mouthwash printable
    – $6.99 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: 91 cents + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB for Glide/Crest and $1 ECB for Listerine