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Cash-Strapped USPS Raising The Price Of A Stamp By A Penny Starting Sunday

It’s a brand new year but already the cash-strained United States Postal Service is showing that it’s feeling the financial heat that kept zapping it in 2012. Starting on Sunday, the price of a first-class stamp will go from $0.45 to $0.46 as we were warned last year. Post card stamps will also rise a penny to $0.33. Sure, it’s only a penny, but it’s a penny you don’t have to pay on Saturday that you do on Sunday.

 

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Of course, we’re fans of Forever Stamps, which you can buy now and use no matter how much a regular postage stamp goes up in price, so perhaps today is a good time to stock up on those.

 

 

Letters you send off to international friends or family are rising even more to $1.10. It used to only cost $0.85 to mail letters to Canada and Mexico and $1.05 for other international destinations. Overall, notes CNNMoney, all kinds of shipping services will cost 4% more on average.

 

(Excerpt) Read more at consumerist.com …

 

via Cash-Strapped USPS Raising The Price Of A Stamp By A Penny Starting Sunday.

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. January 25, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    DUMP ‘EM !!!!! !!!!!

    Semper Blogging !!!!!

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