Put your budget on notice: The U.S. Postal Service will increase its first-class stamp price for letters weighing 1 ounce or less from 41 cents to 42 cents on May 12, 2008. A list of new prices:
- First-class mail letter (1 oz.) – 42 cents
- First-class mail letter (2 oz.) – 59 cents
- Postcard – 27 cents
- First-class mail large envelope (2 oz.) – $1
- Certified mail – $2.70
Forever Stamps purchased at the 41-cent rate can be used with no additional postage even after the rate hike. For more information, visit SMU’s Postal Services website.