When Will Postage Stamps Go up to 41 Cents?

When Will Postage Stamps Go up to 41 Cents?

According to NBC News, the postage rate for First Class mail increased to 41 cents on May 14, 2007; this was a 2-cent hike from previous years. NBC News states that this is the year the "forever" stamp was introduced.

A postal customer purchased the "forever" stamp to lock in the 39-cent rate for the postage stamp prior to the 2007 rate increase; a customer can use these stamps forever. As of Jan. 26, 2014, The United States Postal Service, also known as USPS, increased the rate for mailing a 1-ounce First Class letter to 49 cents. This was a 3-cent rate increase from the previous years, notes USPS.