USPS Announces New Prices for 2022 – Forever stamps to rise by 2 cents

April 6, 2022 USPS has notified the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) that it intends to raise certain prices, effective July 10. The new pricing includes a 2-cent increase in First-Class Mail Forever stamps, which will rise to 60 cents from 58 cents. The proposed increases, already approved by the governors of the Postal Service, would…

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PRC Issues Order Approving Rate Increases

November 9, 2017 Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission approved the Postal Service’s planned price adjustments for First-Class Mail, USPS Marketing Mail, Periodicals, Package Services, and Special Services products. The Commission determined that the rates and related mail classification changes proposed by the Postal Service are consistent with 39 U.S.C. §§ 3622(d) and…

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Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Just Got More Expensive for Some

By Kellie Lunney – August 4, 2015 Premiums increased Aug. 1 for new enrollees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program, according to the Office of Personnel Management. OPM sent agency benefit officers a notice on Monday informing them of the rate increases, which do not affect current enrollees in the FLTCIP. The notice…

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USPS May Delay Next Price Increase

The U.S. Postal Service is thinking about foregoing its usual January price increase next year. It’s not that postal officials have suddenly been afflicted with a case of generosity after jacking up most postal rates by more than 5% earlier this year. They’re merely preparing for what happens when (or, rather, if) the temporary 4.3%…

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