Postage Rates to Go up May 12

Postage rates are scheduled to go up again on May 12. First class stamps will increase from 41 to 42 cents. You can buy the Forever Stamps now at today’s rate and use them after the rates change without having to add a 1 cent stamp. So, is anyone going to buy several years worth of Forever Stamps now to save them money in the long run? The Post Office site indicates that they will have 5 billion Forever Stamps in stock to meet the increased demand before the price increase goes into affect.

To see how the rate increases will affect all types of postage, go to