11/9 CVS Scenario for Beginners

This 11/9 CVS scenario for beginners will yield you 2 bags of Hershey kisses, a Hershey bar, a Colgate toothpaste and a single roll of paper towels – all for $0.00 OOP!

Our last Beginner’s Scenario ended with a $2 ECB and $5.12 in our Savingstar account. Hopefully you took my advice to cash out $5 paypal from your Savingstar account and then put $5 cash into your CVS pouch to keep your “CVS money” rolling :-) If you don’t have any ECBs or Savingstar funds you’ll just spend $5.29 OOP (out of pocket) but will be right there with us for next week!

This scenario is written for beginners so it’s designed to be fairly simple, with no scanner Qs included unless advertised in the weekly ad. It also does not tally any items that may qualify for the beauty club, but you’ll want to sign up for it anyway because it’s free :-) You’ll want to read over my CVS tutorial before you go shopping so you’ll have a better understanding of how this all works.

Transaction 1 (by Sunday for the Savingstar credit)
*1 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar 1.55 oz @ 1.29 (estimated price) *
2 Hershey’s Holiday Kisses or miniatures 7.8-8.5 oz @ 6
subtotal: $7.29
load your card before you shop with the 100% cashback Savingstar e-credit WYB 1 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate 1.55 oz Bar
use $1/2 Hershey’s kisses bags 8oz+ (SS 11/9/14)
use $1/2 Hershey’s kisses bags 8oz+ CVS printable
use $2 ECB from last week
use $3.29 from cashing out $5 paypal from Savingstar last week
new total: $0.00, get $2 ECB and $1.29 Savingstar e-credit
*(If you don’t want the candy bar, or shop after Sunday, simply leave it off the scenario and have a little more cash left over!)

Transaction 2
1 Just the Basics Single roll paper towels @ .79 (if they’re out, ask a manager- usually they’ll substitute another brand)
1 Colgate Max 6 oz or Total 4-4.2 oz @ 2.99
subtotal: $3.78
use $.79/1 Just the Basics Single Paper Towel Roll  scanner Q printing week of 11/9
use $1/1 Colgate enamel health, total, optic white, max fresh or sensitive toothpaste 3.4oz (SS 11/9/14) or $.75/1 Colgate printable
use $2 ECB from T1 (will be reduced to $1.99)
new total: $0.00, get $1 ECB

Totals: $11.07 at sale prices for $0.00 OOP. Start with a $2 ECB and $5.12 in our Savingstar account, end with $1 in ECBs, $1.71 in cash and $1.41 in our Savingstar account.


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