Are your holiday cards sign, sealed but not yet delivered? You’re not the only one. In fact, if you plan on sending a card or package Monday, you are one in several million.
Cost cutting measures and a shrinking work force at the U.S. Postal Service has led to delivery delays across some parts of the country.
If you hate getting junk mail, you’re not alone, and now there’s something you can do about it.
Beginning Sunday, its going to cost you more to mail a letter. On January 26th, the U.S. Postal Service increased the price for a first class stamp from 46 cents to 49 cents.
Sending greeting cards, rent checks, and birthday cards will cost you a little more in the New Year—which is right around the corner.
If you finished your Christmas shopping over the weekend and planned to get your holiday cards in the mail today, join the crowd.
So what is happening with government services during the shutdown?
It’s going to cost you a little more next year if you use snail mail to pay your bills or send birthday and holiday cards.
Direct mail service is being discussed, again, between U.S. and Cuban representatives.
With South Florida being a big culture melting pot, mail is always being sent out and received from other countries every day. However, some of the mail that comes in from those other countries isn’t typical postcards or packages.