You’re not the only one!
Here are the current USPS rates for domestic and international mail.
Fortunately, there are 3 things you can do to save money on postage, both during the holiday season and afterwards:
- Don’t stock up on Forever Stamps trying to save money before the next stamp hike. It turns out you only save a few cents per month when you do this, and it’s not worth it. Just buy stamps when you need them instead.
- Use the flat rate boxes the post office provides for free to send your packages. The cool thing about these boxes is that you can stuff as much as you want into them, and the box still goes for the same rate.
- Pay your bills online. You can save a lot of money on postage stamps by paying your bills online instead of mailing checks.
Still thinking you might want to stock up on Forever Stamps?…
Here’s another viewpoint: Forever Stamp Dilemmas – Does it Make Sense To Buy Forever Stamps For First Class Postage?
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