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  • Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 2/26 – 3/3/2012

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    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.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    2 Right Guard Antiperspirant/Deodorant or Body Wash @ $2.99 each

    USE:
    $3/2 Right Guard Total Defense 5 Anti-Perspirant, Deodorant, or Body Wash printable

    Pay: $2.98 + tax
    Receive: 2 x $1 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Blink Gel Tears @ $7.99

    USE:
    $4/1 Blink Gel Tears blinkie/peelie
    2 x $1 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $7.99 SCR

    Alternative Transaction #2:
    if you can’t find the $4 Blink coupon at your store

    BUY:
    1 Stopain Analgesic Spray (4 oz.) or Roll On (3 oz.) @ $6

    USE:
    $2/1 Stopain Product from 1/22 Parade magazine
    2 x $1 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $2 + tax
    Receive: $6 SCR

    Thanks to the combo coupon-SCR deals, you can make money at Rite Aid this week – after the SCR, your pretax profit will be $3.02 if you can find the $4/1 Blink coupon, or $2.02 if you buy the Stopain.

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    Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 2/19 – 2/25/2012

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    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.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion @ $2.97

    USE:
    $1/1 Vaseline Intensive Rescue from 1/29 Red Plum

    Pay: $1.97 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Colgate Toothpaste Total Advanced or Sensitive @ $3.50

    USE:
    $0.75/1 Colgate Optic White, Total Advanced or Sensitive Pro-Relief from 2/12 Smart Source
    $2 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.75 + tax
    Receive: $3.50 +UP reward

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    2 Ragu Sauce @ $1.99 each
    1 Simplify Facial Tissue @ $1

    USE:
    $1/2 Ragu Sauce from 1/29 Red Plum
    $3.50 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.48 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $3.20 + tax for lotion, toothpaste, 2 jars of pasta sauce, and a box of tissue. You could easily pay that just for the toothpaste at other stores.

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    Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 2/12 – 2/18/2012

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    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.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    1 Sharpie Fine Point Markers (8 ct. bonus pack) @ $6.99

    Pay: $6.99 + tax
    Receive: $3 +UP Reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 GUM Soft Picks @ $2.50
    1 GUM Toothbrush @ $2.50
    1 GE CFL Lightbulb @ $3.99

    USE:
    $0.55/1 GUM Soft Picks SavingStar ecoupon
    $1/1 GUM Soft Picks Video Values printable
    $1/1 GE Lightbulbs from 2/12 Smart Source {may need to be adjusted down}
    $3/1 GE CFL Lightbulb (in-ad coupon)
    $3 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.99 + tax
    Receive: $1 SCR for GUM & $0.55 via SavingStar credit

    In sum, you’ll pay $7.98 for Sharpies, floss picks, a toothbrush, and a lightbulb, plus you’ll get $1.55 back via SCR and SavingStar, making your net cost $6.43 + tax. If you’re not interested in the Sharpies, skip the first transaction and pay a net of $3.44 + tax for the rest of the items.

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    Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 2/5 – 2/11/2012

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    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.

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

    USE:
    B1G1 Stayfree Product 1/8 Smart Source {regional; or 2 x $1/1 Stayfree Product 1/8 Smart Source}

    Pay: $3
    Receive: 2 x $2 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Reach Toothbrush Total Care @ $2.99
    1 GE Extra Soft White (4 pk.) or Longlife Light Bulbs (2 pk) @ $2.99

    USE:
    $1/1 Reach Toothbrush Jan. Video Values printable
    2 x $2 +UP from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.98 + tax
    Receive: $1 +UP for Reach & $2 +UP for GE

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 GE Extra Soft White (4 pk.) or Longlife Light Bulbs (2 pk) @ $2.99
    1 Mentos or BreathSavers @ $0.50

    Use:
    $1 +UP from previous transaction
    $2 +UP from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.49 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP for GE

    At this point, you’ll have paid $4.47 + tax for 2 packs of Stayfree, 2 packages of light bulbs, a toothbrush and a pack of mints – plus you’ll have a $2 +UP reward to roll next week or spend on this week’s sale items, making your net cost just $2.47 + tax. You could easily pay that just for one pack of Stayfree at other stores.


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    Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 1/29 – 2/4/2012

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    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.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    3 Centum ProNutrients Omega @ $9.99 each

    USE:
    3 x 5/1 Centrum ProNutrients from 1/1 Red Plum or printable
    $4/1 Centrum ProNutrients January Video Values printable

    Pay: $10.97 + tax
    Receive: $10 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Colgate Optic White Toothbrush @ $3.49
    1 Dawn Dishwashing Liquid @ $1
    1 Dawn Hand Renewal @ $1
    2 Old Spice Body Wash @ 2/$8
    1 ThermaCare @ $4.99
    1 Q-tips 375-ct @ $2.50
    1 Bumble Bee Chunk White Tuna can, pouch or salad kit @ $1.25

    USE:
    $0.40/1 Colgate Adult or Kids Manual Toothbrush from 1/29 Smart Source {regional coupon}
    $3/1 Colgate Optic White Toothbrush January Video Values printable
    $0.50/1 Dawn Power Clean, Oxi or Bleach Alternative from 1/29 P&G Insert
    $0.50/1 Dawn Hand Renewal from 1/1 P&G Insert {exp 1/31/12}
    2 x $2/1 Old Spice Bodywash or Body Spray from 1/1 P&G Insert {exp 1/31/12; regional coupon}
    $3/1 ThermaCare Product printable
    $0.60/1 Q-tips, 300 ct+ Recyclebank printable (or $0.30/1 Q-Tips from 1/29 Red Plum)
    $10 +UP from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.23 + tax
    Receive: $2 +UP for Old Spice

    In sum, you’ll pay $12.97 + tax for 3 packs of Centrum, a toothbrush, two bottles of dish soap, two bottles of body wash, a heat wrap, cotton swabs, and tuna – plus you’ll have a $2 +UP to roll next week or spend on this week’s sale items. That makes your net cost just $10.97 for all of these items, when you could easily pay that just for one package of Centrum at other stores.

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    Rite Aid Starter Scenarios: 1/22 – 1/28/2012

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    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.

    Transaction #1:
    BUY:
    2 KY Products @ $5.39 each & B1G1 50% off {note: lowest price may vary by store}

    USE:
    2 x $3/1 KY Product 1/8 Smart Source

    Pay: $2.09 + tax
    Receive: $4 +UP reward

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 GE CFL Light Bulb @ $3.99
    2 Snapple @ $0.88 each

    USE:
    $0.50/1 GE Compact Fluorescent Bulb Dec. Video Values printable
    $1/2 Snapple Product Dec. Video Values printable
    $4 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.25 + tax
    Receive: $3 +UP reward

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    2 Post Honey Bunches of Oats @ 2/$5

    USE:
    2 x $1/1 Post Honey Bunches of Oats printable or printable
    $3 +UP reward from previous transaction

    Pay: Tax
    Receive: $1 +UP reward

    In sum, you’ll pay $2.34 + tax for 2 KY products, a light bulb, 2 bottles of Snapple, and 2 boxes of cereal – plus you’ll have $1 +UP to roll next week or spend this week, making your net cost just $1.34 + tax! You’d pay more than that for one box of cereal at other stores.

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    Mr. Food
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