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  • CVS Starter Scenarios: 3/18 – 3/24/2012

    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:
    6 Suave Body Wash @ $2 each

    2 x B2G1 Suave Free Naturals Body Wash Products from 3/18 Red Plum

    Pay: $8 + tax
    Receive: $4 ECB

    Transaction #2:
    3 Kleenex @ $0.99 each
    1 Got 2b Hair Stylers @ $3.99
    1 Just the Basics paper towels single roll or Earth Essentials bath tissue @ $0.77

    $0.30/3 Kleenex Tissue from 3/11 Smart Source
    $3/1 Got2b from 2/12 Red Plum
    $4 ECB from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.43 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $8.43 + tax for 6 bottles of body wash, 3 boxes of Kleenex, a hair styling product, and a roll of paper towels or toilet paper. You’d pay that just for the body wash at other stores!

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