Happy Friday: Are You a Famous CVS Shopper Too?

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Sent from reader, Stephanie:

I recently received an email with the Subject title being “Your Claim to Fame? Saving!” The email was from CVS with my year end savings report. I shop at CVS weekly and always make my list using Hip2Save’s weekly ad match-ups.

I tend to have a fairly high percentage of savings each week when I look at my receipt, but I was quite surprised to learn from this email that I am in the top 1% of savers for CVS in my state of Florida. Hip2Save makes it so much easier for me to scout out the best deals at CVS each week and I couldn’t be more grateful to Collin and the entire Hip2Save team for all the hard work they do each week.

The subject of the email caught my attention and certainly made me stop and laugh. I may not be famous for anything else right now, but I guess my claim to fame is SAVING which is certainly something to be proud of!


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Comments 49

  1. Just passing through

    Congrats!!πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ do you get any perks as a 1%

    • MissyV

      Omg I am in the top 1% here in TX! Congrats!πŸ₯‡

      • Stephanie

        Thanks so much MissyV! Congrats to you as well for also being in the top 1%.

    • Krisp

      Super long receipts of course!

      • Smellyann

        hahaha πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Yup!

  2. Amber

    I’m in the top 7%

    • Stephanie

      That’s awesome Amber!

  3. leah

    I’m a 1 percenter too in CT.

    • Stephanie

      Congrats Leah! That’s great!

  4. Kris

    1% in Illinois!

    • Stephanie

      Congrats Kris!

  5. Joy

    I’m in the top 7% in FL! Thanks Collin & Hip2Save!!!

  6. roopa

    Me too top 2% πŸ™‚ PA

  7. Mel

    I’m a Top 1% Super Saver in my state (LA)
    My monthly savings 11/1/17-11/30/17 is $321.
    My YTD 12/1/16-11/30/17 is $2,181.

    • Stephanie

      Wow, that’s impressive Mel!

  8. LadyK

    Congrats Missy v

    • MissyV

      Aw, thx Lady K! We ladies know how to shop and save!

  9. Jennifer D

    Top 2% in MA! Love the deals at CVS.

    • Stephanie

      That’s wonderful Jennifer! Yes, CVS is certainly an awesome place to shop and score deals.

  10. Michelle

    I’m in the top 2% in Indiana… however I stopped shopping there for the most part after too many coupon issues… I have such a stash of stuff still that I still have awhile before I need to coupon again… lol

    • MissyV

      It definitely takes time and patience to plan these shopping trips. I try to make it every week so I can keep my inventory closet stocked lol

    • NolaGirl

      I’m with you Michelle. I used to love CVS, but I had major problems in the last year. I was done when they tried to give me only 1 cent off for a Coke Rewards freebie coupon.

  11. Sharon

    I only got $1.00 as my quarterly savings. So I am near the bottom I am sure! LOL

    • Yang

      Quite contrary, the less your quarterly reward is, the less oop you spent, which means the more you saved.

      • Laura

        Really??? I only got a dollar, too. I didn’t get an email, but I’m “famous” at my local store for my savings! 😁

  12. ds

    Thats awesome! I want to reach that goal

  13. Cara

    LoL, too cute. I’m famous at my store for being the person who can scope out a clearance tag from aisles away

  14. Mika

    I’m in the top 3% in my state. That’s going to change this year, because I’ve kind of stopped shopping there and slowed down on my couponing in general.

  15. Randee

    I am 1% in FL

  16. Cindy

    I’m top 1% in CT too! Thx to Hip2save. Clerks always ask me “do you plan these trips?” LOL

  17. Lydia

    I’m top 1% in Texas

  18. Me

    Hey, I thought I was doing pretty good, but I didn’t get any message to that effect, so I guess not! There must be a lot of couponers in my state!

  19. Cfann003

    I’m top 2% in my town!

  20. Danielle

    I am in the top 2% in PA

  21. Linninea E

    Top 1% in California here πŸ™‚

  22. Lauren

    I was in the top 1% in Ohio. I said to my husband β€œI’m not sure if that’s a good thing or not!”

  23. Jenna

    Saved 1700 for 2017 in ca but not enough to be a top shopper

  24. Mommyof5

    I received $2 I guess I save too much jehehe..

  25. Momof3

    Im famous not only at cvs also publix, wallgreens, kroger, target……etc

  26. Juju77m

    Top 1% in PA!

  27. Ksandlin1268

    I don’t even know how what the perks means. I kept meaning to stop in and ask, but never did. I haven’t received an email, but I know i had money saved

  28. sammygal

    I am not finding that email from CVS .:(

  29. Cindy Lou

    Top 2% in NC

  30. Tara

    I don’t think we get anything beside bragging rights lol.
    A few months ago I was top 2% and couple weeks ago I got another saying top 1% in Florida!

  31. Jenni

    I’m in the top 1% in Indiana…….hope to maintain that in 2018! Could not have done it without all of the Deals that get posted here on Hip2Save…….so kuddos to everyone for sharing in my Top rating!!

  32. Kathy McLain

    My daughter in law school received a top 1% in AZ. Even though it would not be cool to be a saver with her group, she saves anyway! She pays for almost all her make up, meds, and household stuff using CVS. Thanks HIP. NO LAW SCHOOL DEBT!

  33. Crys

    Me too!! Top 1% in Texas. Thanks Hip2Save, couldn’t do it without you. πŸ™‚

  34. johnstelmack

    Top 1% in Virginia!

    • johnstelmack

      Actually, top 1% last 4 years running. Saved $3844.27 in 2017! Donated $4,200 (retail value) worth of personal care items to the local Family Assistance Shelters.

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