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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter CVS Transactions 9/4 – 9/11/10

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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:
    2 Stride Shift gum – $0.99 each

    – B1G1 Stride Shift Gum Free from 5/16 SS

    Pay: 99 cents
    Receive: 99 cents ECB

    Transaction #2:
    1 Schick Hydro Razor – $8.97

    – $5/1 Schick Hydro Razor from 8/8 SS
    – 99 cents ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.98 + tax
    Receive: $4 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    1 Excedrin Menstrual Cramps Express gel 20 ct. – $6.99

    – $1/1 Excedrin 20-ct.+ from 8/29 SS or $1/1 Excedrin Menstrual Complete printable
    – $4 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB