CVS Scenarios 12/30/12 – 1/5/13

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Here are this week’s scenarios for CVS. This post includes specific items you can purchase and coupons that you can use to maximize your dollar AND your Extra Care Bucks at CVS. Please know that you do not have to follow these transactionsif you do not want to. The goal of this post is to help you get an idea on how to roll your Extra Care Bucks from one scenario to the next. Please also know that these transactions do not take into account tax. Every state taxes differently so you may need to budget a little extra to cover tax.

  • To see this week’s CVS Weekly Ad, go HERE.

Transaction #1

Buy two Aveeno Lotion 7-12 oz, $4.99 each (you will receive $6 ECB)
Minus one $3/2 Aveeno Product, exp. 12/31/12 (SS 10/28/12) *Watch Expiration Date
If you have left over ECBs from last week use them here!
Total Spent: $6.98
Receive: $6 ECB

Transaction #2

Buy one Mars Singles 1.08 – 1.92 oz, $0.75 (you will receive $0.75 ECB)
Buy one Sudden Sleep 4 ct, $2.87 (you will receive $2.87 ECB)
Buy one GE Energy Smart Bulb, $2.99 (you will receive $2 ECB)
Minus $6 ECB from Transaction #1
Total Spent: $0.61
Receive: $0.75 ECB, $2.87 ECB, $2 ECB

Transaction #3

Buy one Oral B Pulsar Toothbrush, $5.99 (you will receive $2 ECB)
Minus one $1/1 Oral-B Adult Battery Toothbrush or 3D White Action Rechargeable Toothbrush, exp. 1/31/13 (RP 12/09/12)
Minus $2.87 ECB & $2 ECB from Transaction #2
Total Spent: $0.12
Receive: $2 ECB

Total Remaining ECBs to apply towards next week’s ad: $0.75 ECB & $2 ECB

Total Out of Pocket for 3 transactions: $7.71 + applicable taxes for approximately $23.00 in products. And if you used left over ECBs in Transaction #1 you will save even more!

**Also – Don’t forget that your ECBs will expire in a few weeks and if you let them expire, you are basically throwing away money. If you are concerned you will let them expire and you want to use them now, I would put your ECBs towards paper products like toilet paper, paper towels, diapers, etc which are hard to get dirt cheap!

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