It will cost you more money the next time you send through the United States Postal Service (USPS).
According to the USPS, the rate increase, which increased First-Class Mail costs by 6.5 percent, went into effect on Sunday
When the USPS announced the hike in April, it stated
that the 6.5 percent rise would still be less than the 8.6 percent rate of inflation.
However, this is unlikely to be the final price rise from the USPS.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy stated in May that Americans could expect "uncomfortable" postal rate rises in the coming years as the USPS strives to become self-sufficient.