Jan 22, 2012

EEK! I got Nuthin'!

by Marsha Ward

For some reason, I thought my turn to blog was last week, but then I checked, and Nope, it's today. This is what happens when I'm crazy busy and lose track of not only time, but entire days of the week.

So, I've scurried around in the recesses of my brain, and remembered one cogent fact. This:

"The US Postal Service has announced that as of January 22, 2012, the cost to mail first class letters, postcards and packages within the US will go up. The cost to mail a first class letter will be 45 cents, an increase of 1 cent. According to the USPS, this is the first increase since May 2009. The cost of mailing a postcard will be 32 cents, an increase of 3 cents. This is the second increase for postcard postage in less than a year; in April 2011, the USPS boosted the postcard stamp price from 28 cents to 29 cents. You will also pay more to send letters to Canada, Mexico and other international destinations. Click here for more information on all the postal increases."

Thanks to ARRL.org for the graphic and the news release. Happy emailing, everyone!


  1. Thanks for the info. I am so out of it I hadn't heard. I assume the forever stamps still work. I will have to check the link.

  2. Thank you. This was helpful. I did not send out the letter and had to run and get .01 stamps

  3. I hadn't heard either...until dh asked me how many stamps I had and if they were forever stamps or not. My questioning look gave away my ignorance. lol...


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