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Forever Stamps more expensive, relatively speaking

National: The price of a first-class Forever Stamp went up a nickel Sunday, from 50 cents to 55 cents. That 10 percent increase is the largest single price jump in the history of the U.S. Postal Service, the Associated Press reports. The Postal Service has been running a multibillion-dollar deficit…

Topic: Blog / Legislation
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Happy Holidays! – White Christmas: Snow

White Christmas 1954 scene on the train to Vermont singing “Snow” staring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. Lyrics by Irving Berlin…

Topic: Blog / Holidays
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PRE-MAIL INFORMED DELIVERY

WASHINGTON – Buffeted by threats from Amazon (AMZN) drones to deliveries by golf cart, the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive: more freedom to raise prices on mailing letters. After a 10-year review, the Postal Regulatory Commission appears likely to move to grant…

Topic: Blog / Technology
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What Can Get An Agency Into Trouble?

Join Stuart Powell from The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) and Chris J. Boggs, from the Big “I” Virtual University, as they dig into COIs and reveal what is it about certificates of insurance that can get an agency in trouble? Topics: What is the problem with issuing a COI with no holder?…

Topic: Blog / Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers

U.S. Postal Service Hoping to Raise Stamp Prices

Associated Press | Fox News | Once again the U.S. Postal Service is hoping it can soon raise the price of a stamp by a penny or more. The postal service on Wednesday May 10th reported a quarterly loss of $562 million, despite growth in package delivery, due to continued erosion…

Topic: Blog / Legislation
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NetVU17

We’ll see you there! NetVU17 is a network of Vertafore users, a community that supports the efficient and effective use of technology to drive productivity and profitability. Be sure to stay plugged in to the energy, excitement and knowledge by attending NetVU17 in Nashville, TN. There’s something for everyone, from carrier…

Topic: Blog / Conference
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1-oz. First-class Letter Back to 49 cents

The U.S. Postal Service will raise the price of its 1-oz., first-class letter to 49 cents on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Forever stamps were first introduced in April 2007, and within four years, all first-class one-ounce stamps became Forever stamps, except those sold in coils of 500, 3,000 and 10,000, according to the USPS website. They were developed “for consumers ease of use” during price changes.

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