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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 7/8 – 7/14/2012

    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:
    BUY:
    2 Johnson & Johnson Products or Desitin Products @ $2.99 each

    USE:
    2 x $1/1 Johnson’s Baby Head-To-Toe Wash printable, $1/1 Johnson’s Baby Lotion Product printable, $1/1 Johnson’s Baby Powder printable or from 6/10 Red Plum, $1/1 Desitin Product printable, or $1/1 Desitin Diaper Rash Product printable

    Pay: $3.98 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    2 eos Ultra Moisturizing Shave Cream @ 2/$6

    USE:
    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $4 + tax
    Receive: $4 RR

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 U by Kotex Products @ $3.99
    1 Colgate Toothpaste @ $2.49
    1 Wexford 2-pocket folder @ $0.13 with in-ad coupon

    USE:
    $1/1 U by Kotex Tampons/Pads/Liners from 7/8 Smart Source
    $0.50/1 Colgate toothpaste from 7/8 Smart Source
    $4 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.11 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Kotex + $1 RR for Colgate

    At this point, you’ll have paid $9.09 + tax for 2 baby products, 2 shave creams, a pack of feminine products, toothpaste, and a folder – plus you’ll have $3 in Register Rewards to roll next week or spend this week, making your net cost just $6.09 + tax. You’d pay a lot more than that for this haul at other stores.


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