Postal Rates are Going up in January

The Postal Service has announced postage rate increases that will go into effect Jan. 27, 2013.  The rate increases average 2.6 percent across all mailing classes a relatively small increase. It is important to note that the 2.6 percent increase is the average across each class of mail---some increases within a class will be smaller than 2.6 percent and some will be larger than 2.6 percent. Wondering how much your rates will go up? Here's a handy chart, passed along by Bob Terry of the Alabama Baptist, who oversees all things postal for EPA:

Download January 2013 postal rate comparison (Excel spreadsheet file)