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  • CVS Starter Scenarios: 10/30 – 11/5/11

    You’ll find a list of this week’s CVS 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 CVS.

    Be sure to sign up for a free CVS Extra Care card – you’ll need it for the following deals (get it in store instead of online so they give you the card right away). You may also want to pick up a CVS green bag tag to earn ECBs for using reusable bags.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 Bausch & Lomb Soothe Eye Drops Single Use 28 ct or Hydration 0.5 oz @ $8.99

    USE:
    $4/1 Bausch + Soothe Eye Drops 10/09 Smart Source insert or $4/1 Soothe Hydration Lubricant Eye Drops Oct 2011 All You

    Pay: $4.99 + tax
    Receive: $4 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Schick Quattro For Women Cartridges 4 ct @ $8.99

    USE:
    $4/1 Schick Quattro for Women Refills 9/25 Smart Source insert
    $4 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.99 + tax
    Receive: $4 ECB

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 DiGiorno, 12″ Pizza @ $5
    1 Dawn dish soap @ $0.99
    1 Mars Chocolate @ $2.49

    USE:
    $2/1 Digiorno Product Facebook printable
    $0.50/1 Dawn 10/30 P&G Insert
    $1.50/1 Mars Bag, 9.4 oz+ printable
    $4 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.48 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $6.46 + tax for eye drops, razor cartridges, a frozen pizza, dish soap and Halloween candy. You would pay that just for the cartridges at other stores.

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