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  • Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 11/13 – 11/19/11

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

    Be sure to sign up for a Wellness+ 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 need to register for Rite Aid Video Values to get some of the coupons listed below.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 LA Looks Shampoo or Styler @ $2.99
    1 Orbit Gum (14 ct.) @ $1

    USE:
    $1/1 L.A. Looks Product 10/9 Red Plum insert
    $0.25/1 Orbit Gum Nov. Video Values printable

    Pay: $2.74 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP for LA Looks & $1 +UP for Orbit

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    4 Green Giant Vegetables @ $1 each
    1 Rite Aid Panty Chicken Broth, Olives, Mushrooms, or Fruit @ $1

    USE:
    2 x $0.50/2 Green Giant Canned Corn, Peas or Green Beans 11/13 General Mills insert
    $2 +UP reward from previous transaction
    $1 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $1 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP reward

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 Crest Whitening Plus Scope Outlast Toothpaste (4 oz.) @ $2.99
    1 Wrigley’s Big Red, Juicy Fruit or Double Mint Gum (15 ct.) or Orbit Gum (14 ct.) @ $1

    USE:
    $1/1 Crest Toothpaste or Liquid Gel 10/16 or 10/30 P&G insert
    $2 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.99 + tax
    Receive: $2.99 SCR for Crest & $1 +UP reward for gum

    In sum, you’ll pay $4.73 + tax for a hair product, two packs of gum, five canned items, and toothpaste, plus you’ll get back $2.99 via SCR and have $1 +UP to roll next week or spend this week. That makes your net cost just $0.74 + tax for all of these items!


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