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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Free paper and 1 cent notebooks at Staples!

Finally made it to Staples. Just as well that I waited, since a new coupon for the paper showed up a couple of days ago! Here's what I did:

Bought 2 HammerMill Copy Plus Paper $6.99 each, regular price
Buy 1, Submit for $4.99 Easy Rebate, Limit 2
Used 2 $2.00/1 Staples coupons (Staples.com)
Paid $9.98, Submitted for $9.98 Easy Rebate
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 6 Staples 1-Subject Notebook, 70 sheets $0.01 each, regularly $0.50 each
With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, Limit 6
Final Price: $0.06 ($0.01 each) for 6

$  16.98  Shelf Price
-     4.00  Coupons
-     2.94  Discounts
=$10.04  Out of pocket cost
-     9.98  Rebates submitted for
=$  0.06  99.6% savings off shelf price
+    0.73  Sales tax
=$  0.79  

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