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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 7/24 – 7/30/11

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

    If you’re new to The Drugstore Game, these new starter transactions will help you get your feet wet and show you how The Drugstore Game can save you money on things you already buy. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ (which has a handy explanation of acronyms), and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any Register Rewards to start with.

    Transaction #1:
    2 Irish Spring Deodorant or Body Wash @ 2/$6

    2 x $1/1 Irish Spring Deodorant 7/24/2011 Smart Source

    Pay: $4 + tax
    Receive: $4 RR

    Transaction #2:
    2 Crest Pro Health @ 2/$4.98
    1 W Brand Perfection Tampons @ $1.50

    2 x $1/1 Crest Toothpaste or Liquid Gel 6/5/2011 P&G Insert
    $4 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.48 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Crest + $1.50 RR for W Brand Tampons

    Transaction #3:
    2 Scunci No Damage Hair Elastic @ 2/$3
    1 Dentek Comfort Clean Flosser $2.99

    $1/1 Dentek Product
    $3 RR from previous transaction
    $1.50 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.49 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Scunci + $2 RR for Dentek

    At this point, you’ve paid $4.97 + tax for all of these items, plus you have $5 in RR to roll next week or spend on this week’s sale items, like Kleenex (buy one, get one free). Spend that $5 RR wisely and it’s like you got everything for free!

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    1. My transaction didn't involve register rewards but I had a walgreens coupon for $1.99 skintimate shave cream from the flyer and a $1.50 manufacturers coupon meaning I got the shaving cream for .49 cents. Not too bad considering the shaving cream retails for $4.49