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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Rite Aid Transaction


    If you’re new to playing The Drugstore Game, this transaction 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 Rite Aid.

    You’ll find a list of this week’s Rite Aid deals here.

    1 ThermaCare Back Patch (1 ct.), $2.99
    1 Children’s Oscillococcinum Natural Flu Medicine (3 ct.), $4.99
    1 Chestal Children’s Honey (4.2 oz.), $4.99
    1 Simply Saline Adult Nasal Mist (1.5 oz.), $3.99
    1 Simply Saline Children’s Nasal Mist (1.5 oz.), $3.99

    – $4 off $20 purchase coupon from Rite Aid Video Values
    – $1/1 ThermaCare Product printable
    – $1/1 Thermacare Product from Video Values
    – $2/1 Oscillococcinum from 1/24 RP or printable
    – $1.50/1 Chestal Children’s Product from 1/24 RP (or $1/1 printable)
    – 2 x $1/1 Simply Saline from 10/18/09 or 11/15/09 SS, or printable

    Subtotal: $20.95

    Pay: $9.45 + tax

    Receive: Full purchase price back after SCR on all items, so $20.95, for a total pre-tax profit of $11.50

    (And this is why I say it’s easiest to make money at Rite Aid.)