How I Save Money At CVS:6 July 2009

Today I paid $0 out of pocket for $1.78 worth of items. I had $2 ECB from the last time and since I will be travelling for a month and will not have access to CVS I decided to spend them even though I was going to ‘lose’ money on this transaction.

I sort of made money on one pack because it cost $0.89 and I got back $0.99 in ECBs. I had to pay the full price for the second pack.

Transaction 1

Item: CVS panty liners (got two so I could use the $2 ECB, but the limit on the ECB is one packet)

Price: $0.89 each

CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $0.99 (strange!!!!)

Total coupons used: $2 ECB

Total out of pocket today: $0.00

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned today: $0.99

Total out of pocket to date: $213.22

Gift Card balance : $0

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned to date: $620.54

CVS Extra Care Bucks Used to date: $619.33

CVS Extra Care Bucks Balance: $1.21

Abbreviations used

MFR = manufacturer coupon

ECB = extra care bucks

Join me next time as I look for more ways to save money as I visit CVS.

Author: Lulu

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  1. Cool – it doesn’t seem like you save much when it’s such a small amount but after time it does add up a lot. Way to Go!

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