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  • Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 8/26 – 9/1/2012

    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.

    The end result of this scenario is a $3.01 profit! It should work in theory, but I haven’t tried the Crest rinse transaction myself yet so do check labels carefully!

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 Stayfree Maxi Pads @ $3

    USE:
    $2/1 Stayfree Product from 7/22 or 8/26 Smart Source

    Pay: $1 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    2 Herbal Essences or Aussie Shampoo, Conditioner or Stylers @ 2/$6

    USE:
    $3/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie Product from 8/5 Red Plum
    $2 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $1 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP reward

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 Crest ProHealth Rinse 500 ml @ $4.99
    1 Crest ProHealth Rinse 1L @ $4.99

    USE:
    FREE Crest Rinse (500-ml.) wyb Crest Rinse (946-ml.+) from 7/29 P&G (exp 8/31)
    $2 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.99 + tax
    Receive: 2 x $4 +UP reward

    In sum, you’ll pay $4.99 + tax for a pack of feminine pads, 2 hair care products, and 2 bottles of mouthwash – plus you’ll have $8 in +UP rewards, resulting in a net pre-tax profit of $3.01. That doesn’t happen anywhere except The Drugstore Game!

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