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Stamp Price Increase [Jan 22, 2012]

Posted By Jim On 10/20/2011 @ 12:15 pm In NEWS | 52 Comments

Want to get a 2% return on an investment in just one day?

Buy a Forever Stamp from the Post Office on January 21st, 2012 and mail something on January 22nd (well, on the 23rd because the 22nd is a Sunday). On January 22nd, the post office is set to increase [3] the current stamp price [4] of a first class letter from 44 cents to 45 cents. Also increasing will be the price of mailing a post card, a three cent increase to 32 cents. Letters to Canada and Mexico will now cost 5 cents more to 85 cents. Letters anywhere else outside the United States will see a stamp increase of 7 cents to $1.05 a pop.

Forever Stamps, as you’ll remember, can be used on any first class letters so buying them today means you don’t need to find penny stamps come January 22nd.

(Photo: queen_of_subtle [5])


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[3] increase: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/postal-service-says-stamp-prices-are-going-up/2011/10/18/gIQAriktuL_blog.html

[4] current stamp price: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/current-stamp-price.html

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