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USPS: Rates will increase in time for holidays because of inflation

USPS: Rates will increase in time for holidays because of inflation
The U.S. Postal Service, or USPS, is requesting an increase for its budget again due to inflation, and it's worth over $1 billion dollars. The increase would happen in January, but is prepared for the ... more
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USPS increases prices, including stamps

USPS increases prices, including stamps
The USPS, or United States Post Office, has increased the cost of a stamp again in the U.S., and it went into effect this week. Starting July 10, 2022, stamp prices increased by $0.02. This ... more
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USPS wants to raise stamp prices in July

USPS wants to raise stamp prices in July
The US Postal Service is expected to raise stamp prices in July. The price of a forever stamp will go from 58 cents to 60 cents. Starbucks workers seeking abortions will have travel expenses covered ... more
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USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
If you're waiting for a package to be delivered by USPS next week, you may see an unexpected delay in its delivery date. There will be some changes happening in upcoming months for the USPS ... more
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Good Friday: Will the Post Office be open on Good Friday?

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
The USPS often changes its hours depending on the holiday, and with Good Friday happening today, many wonder if the Post Office is open. Good Friday lands on April 15 this year, and is the ... more
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Stamps are changing in the U.S.- Here’s what to expect

Stamps are changing in the U.S.- Here’s what to expect
The price of forever stamps may be increased by two cents later this year. If it is passed,  it will go into effect on July 10. Social Security: How are people receiving a $2,753 payment? ... more
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USPS hours and services New Year’s Eve 2021 and New Year’s Day 2022

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
Much like Christmas, the Post Office is likely to modify its hours and services offered for the New Year this week. Areas impacted are your local Post Office's hours and services, the blue collection boxes ... more
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Is the Post Office open today? Operating hours explained for Christmas and New Year’s

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
Christmas is tomorrow, but some last minute shoppers may still need to send off a gift or two for whatever reason. In order to do that, you'll probably need to visit the Post Office. If ... more
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Mail carriers delivering packages beginning at 6 a.m. to meet holiday demand

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This time of year it's dark outside at 6 a.m. So if you see someone walking up your driveway - don't be alarmed. After all, it could be the mail man. The U.S. Postal Service ... more
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Postage rates may change in 2022 following new USPS proposal

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What you pay to ship packages and send mail may change on Jan. 9, 2022. This is because the USPS filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change their prices. The USPS has ... more
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Prepare for slow mail delivery with 12 billion pieces of mail expected during holidays by USPS

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the United States Postal Service is expecting over 12 billion pieces of mail and packages to be sent out. Workers sort these packages early in the morning so tractor ... more
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Will I get my packages from FedEx, UPS, or USPS on Thanksgiving?

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Americans rely heavily on package delivery services, especially during the holidays. Many are wondering if they'll get packages they ordered during Thanksgiving Day. Which carriers choose to operate during holidays may vary, but many agree ... more
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Will the post office be open on Thanksgiving?

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On federal holidays like Thanksgiving, all federal offices remain closed, including the post office. This Thanksgiving is the first one in two years for many families where everyone comes together since the pandemic started. With ... more
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USPS mail and tracking before the holidays: ship gifts early if you want them to arrive before Christmas

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
Many people express frustration as they track their packages whether they sent or are receiving them. Often times there will be a "delivery by" date, until that date passes and the package still hasn't arrived ... more
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The House Subcommittee on Government Operations is struggling to help the USPS improve performance

USPS: Mail and packages may be slower next week
The government is finally looking into what the USPS needs to function properly. Evidently, the USPS says delivery times improved between July and Sept. but still remained short of its intended goal. A meeting was ... more
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Want your packages shipped by Christmas? USPS has released the deadlines

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USPS is notorious for not getting shipments to their destination by the holiday, especially during a pandemic. They have released the following deadlines to make sure customers are able to do what they need to ... more
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USPS intentionally delaying mail service: When will letters, packages arrive?

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The United States Postal Service is slowing down service. USPS has been struggling under budget and operational pressures for years. Now, the agency is lowering expectations in an effort to shore up service.  The goal ... more
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USPS starts new program that offers an affordable and quick delivery option

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The U.S. Postal Service has started a new pilot program that offers customers a cheaper and fast delivery option. The catch is that it's currently only available in Texas and for businesses and organizations. It's ... more
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USPS increases their postage rates for First Class letters, Media Mail, and other services

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USPS has faced a lot of issues during the pandemic and the holiday season last year, and now they're increasing their prices despite delivering slow and at times unreliable service. On Aug. 29 rates were ... more
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