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  • CVS Starter Scenarios: 7/29 – 8/4/2012

    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.

    I’m not seeing any great true starter scenarios at CVS this week, but there’s an Olay deal that’s a big moneymaker if you have enough coupons and can get there by July 31:

    4 Olay Daily Cleansers @ $3.74 each
    4 Olay body wash @ $5.99 each

    4 x Buy Olay Daily Facials or Cleansers, Get Olay Body Wash Free from 7/29 P&G insert
    2 x $3/2 Olay Complete facial moisturizers, daily facial cloths or cleansers from 7/1 P&G (exp 7/31)

    Pay: $8.96 + tax
    Receive: $5 ECB
    Submit for $10 mail-in rebate when you spend $30+ on Olay

    Prices may vary somewhat by store, but based on these prices, you’ll make a pre-tax profit of $6.04 for buying 8 Olay products!

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