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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 10/9 – 10/15/11


    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:
    1 Colgate Optic White Toothpaste @ $3.99
    1 Halls Warm Up Apple Cider Lozenges (20 ct) @ $1.00

    $1/1 Colgate Optic White Toothpaste Oct 2011 All You

    Pay: $3.99 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Colgate & $1 RR for Halls

    Transaction #2:
    2 Cottonelle Toilet Paper Ultra (purple pack) 12 pack @ $5.00 each
    2 Halloween pencils @ $0.25 each with in-ad coupon

    2 x $0.75/1 Cottonelle Coupon 9/11 Smart Source insert
    $1/1 Cottonelle Walgreens Coupon Walgreens Oct coupon booklet (located with weekly ads; Will deduct $2 automatically)
    in-ad coupon for pencils
    $2 RR from previous transaction
    $1 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $4 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Cottonelle

    At this point, you’ll have paid $7.99 + tax for two packs of toilet paper, toothpaste and cough drops, plus you have a $3 RR to roll next week, or spend on this week’s sale items (Halloween candy, anyone?). That makes your net cost just $4.99 + tax!

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