You could soon be paying more to send off that letter.
That's because the U.S. Postal Service has asked to increase the price of its first-class stamp.
Its board of governors has requested a five-cent increase to the forever stamp.
That would make it 55 cents per stamp.
If approved, the increase would take effect in January.
The new price plan comes at a time when USPS is struggling with sales, as mail has been replaced with electronic communication.
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