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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 5/27 – 6/2/2012

    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 Skintimate shave cream @ $2.99 {must be the cream; gel not included}

    $0.55/1 Skintimate from 5/13 Smart Source

    Pay: $2.44 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Youtheory Collagen Type 1 & 3 @ $7

    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $5 + tax
    Receive: $7 RR

    Transaction #3:
    1 Tecnu First Aid Gel @ $7

    $7 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: Tax
    Receive: $7 RR

    Transaction #4:
    1 Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief or Total Advanced Clean Toothpaste @ $3.99
    1 Ecotrin @ $1.50
    2 Quaker One Minute Oats @ $3.49 & B1G1

    $0.75/1 Colgate Total Advanced, Optic White or Sensitive Pro-Relief from 5/13 Smart Source
    $1/1 Ecotrin printable
    $7 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.23 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Colgate & $2 RR for Ecotrin

    At this point, you’ll have paid $7.67 + tax for shave cream, face cream collagen pills, first aid gel, toothpaste, aspirin, and 2 canisters of oats – plus you’ll have $5 in RRs to roll next week or spend this week, making your net cost just $2.67 + tax. You’d pay more than that for the toothpaste at Target!

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