There's a meme floating around the internet that hits extra hard this year, and a little to close to home for many people. It reads:

"Dear Black Friday, Everybody already has big screen tv's... put these groceries on sale!"

Whether you're meal prepping, coupon clipping, or living on rice, ramen and beans, you're trying to get the most bang for the buck, but it isn't easy lately. So where can you go to save on your dollar? Heck, the Dollar store isn't even a dollar store anymore!

U.S. News & Market Force Information have open up their wallets (figuratively speaking) and figured out what places in America are the best for stretching your dollar and filling up your cart without draining the bank account, with their top 7 Cheapest places in America. Fortunately for us, we have 3 out of the seven right here in Yakima!

People who partook in Market Force Information's survey, suggested great savings from the stores named ALDI, Woodman's Market, Lidl, and Market Basket. But since we don't have have those stores in our neck of the woods, let's focus on the stores around here that the survey takers said had the best savings when it came to the more bang for your buck!

#3 Costco:
2310 Longribre Rd. (Union Gap)

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#2 Grocery Outlet:
2109 S. 1st (Yakima), 5801 Summitview Ave (Yakima), 800 North Park Ctr (Selah)

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#1 WinCo Foods:
2425 Longfibre Rd. (Union Gap)

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Where do you shop for groceries? In what ways are you making your dollar stretch? Tap the App and let us know your shopping secrets!

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Most popular grocery stores in America

The most popular grocery stores in America, from corporate chains to family-owned enterprises. Stacker ranked them using consumer ratings sourced from YouGov polls.

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