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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Last-Minute Moneymaker on Nivea lip balm at Rite Aid!

Rite Aid currently has Nivea lip balm on sale for $2 each (if you buy 2 or more). If you spend $20 on Nivea products, you receive a $10 Up Reward, Limit 2. This sale ends TODAY. AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!

Today if you pick up some early Sunday coupon inserts, you will find a $3/2 Nivea lip balm coupon in the Red Plum insert! I get two papers delivered, and used a $6 Extra Buck at my local CVS to buy 3 more at $2 each. Then I went to Rite Aid and did this:

NOTE: Technically Rite Aid's corporate coupon policy limits the use of like coupons to 4 per shopping trip. If you're like me and have a local Rite Aid that lets you use more anyway, good for you. But if your Rite Aid wants to enforce the policy, don't argue with them; just go to a second store. Your total will tally on your card, so you can do this deal in multiple transactions at multiple stores if you need to. Don't be a coupon bitca!

$ 20 Purchased 10 Nivea Lip Balms, $2.00 x 10
- 15 Used 5 $3/2 coupons
=$ 5 Paid out of pocket
+$10 Up Reward received
=$ 5 Moneymaker!

Best of all, no sales tax on these items!

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