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  • Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 1/29 – 2/4/2012

    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:
    3 Centum ProNutrients Omega @ $9.99 each

    USE:
    3 x 5/1 Centrum ProNutrients from 1/1 Red Plum or printable
    $4/1 Centrum ProNutrients January Video Values printable

    Pay: $10.97 + tax
    Receive: $10 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Colgate Optic White Toothbrush @ $3.49
    1 Dawn Dishwashing Liquid @ $1
    1 Dawn Hand Renewal @ $1
    2 Old Spice Body Wash @ 2/$8
    1 ThermaCare @ $4.99
    1 Q-tips 375-ct @ $2.50
    1 Bumble Bee Chunk White Tuna can, pouch or salad kit @ $1.25

    USE:
    $0.40/1 Colgate Adult or Kids Manual Toothbrush from 1/29 Smart Source {regional coupon}
    $3/1 Colgate Optic White Toothbrush January Video Values printable
    $0.50/1 Dawn Power Clean, Oxi or Bleach Alternative from 1/29 P&G Insert
    $0.50/1 Dawn Hand Renewal from 1/1 P&G Insert {exp 1/31/12}
    2 x $2/1 Old Spice Bodywash or Body Spray from 1/1 P&G Insert {exp 1/31/12; regional coupon}
    $3/1 ThermaCare Product printable
    $0.60/1 Q-tips, 300 ct+ Recyclebank printable (or $0.30/1 Q-Tips from 1/29 Red Plum)
    $10 +UP from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.23 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP for Old Spice

    In sum, you’ll pay $12.97 + tax for 3 packs of Centrum, a toothbrush, two bottles of dish soap, two bottles of body wash, a heat wrap, cotton swabs, and tuna – plus you’ll have a $2 +UP to roll next week or spend on this week’s sale items. That makes your net cost just $10.97 for all of these items, when you could easily pay that just for one package of Centrum at other stores.

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