ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The new year means new prices for the U.S. Postal Service.
USPS says most mailing services will increase by 2.5 percent. Priority Mail rates will increase from $0.65 to $1.05 depending on the size of the items shipped.
Forever Stamp prices will also increase by five cents to $0.55, while metered letters will increase by three cents to $0.50.
These changes were approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission in November, taking effect Monday after the Postal Service's day off Sunday.