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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Prices at the post office are heading higher. The United States Postal Service is hiking the cost of Forever First-Class stamps from 50 to 55 cents starting Jan. 27.

Priority mail prices will jump by about 5.9 percent.

Credit: CBS 3

Postcard rates however will stay the same.

The postal service suffered a loss of $3.9 billion in 2018, even though package deliveries increase.