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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 Why is the price going up? Stamp ... 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 that can impact delivery times. The announcement ... MORE
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Good Friday: Will the Post Office be open on Good Friday?

Good Friday: Will the Post Office be open on Good Friday?

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 Friday before Easter Sunday. The USPS closes ... MORE
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? USPS changes If this is passed, it ... MORE
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USPS hours and services New Year’s Eve 2021 and New Year’s Day 2022

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 where people drop off letters, and regular ... MORE
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Is the Post Office open today? Operating hours explained for Christmas and New Year’s

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 you forgot to send that gift and ... MORE
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Mail carriers delivering packages beginning at 6 a.m. to meet holiday demand

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 estimates that more than 13 billion deliveries ... MORE
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Postage rates may change in 2022 following new USPS proposal

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 proposed a new base price range as ... MORE
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Prepare for slow mail delivery with 12 billion pieces of mail expected during holidays by USPS

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 trailers can take them across the country ... MORE
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Will I get my packages from FedEx, UPS, or USPS on Thanksgiving?

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 on not operating during the Thanksgiving holiday ... MORE
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Will the post office be open on Thanksgiving?

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 places like the post office closed, many ... MORE
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USPS mail and tracking before the holidays: ship gifts early if you want them to arrive before Christmas

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 to its destination. With Christmas ahead, it’s ... MORE
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The House Subcommittee on Government Operations is struggling to help the USPS improve performance

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 held Friday for the U.S. House Subcommittee ... MORE
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Want your packages shipped by Christmas? USPS has released the deadlines

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 get their packages to their destination on ... MORE
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USPS intentionally delaying mail service: When will letters, packages arrive?

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 is to make on-time delivery more consistent ... MORE