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Save our savings

Feb 24, 2012
Marketplace economics editor Chris Farrell says it's all very well telling us to save, but where are we supposed to put our money?
Posted In: savings bonds, Postal Service, lending, borrowing, legislation

Postal Service layoffs will hit minorities

Feb 24, 2012
Working at the post office has long been a way for African-Americans and others to rise up to the middle class. But at least 35,000 USPS jobs will soon be lost.
Posted In: minority unemployment, Postal Service

Stamp prices to cost a cent more

Jan 20, 2012
The conventional wisdom is that stamp prices go up faster than the rise in inflation, but over the long haul, that may not be the case.
Posted In: Postal Service, stamps

U.S. Post Office to cut $3 billion

Dec 5, 2011
The Post Office will slow first-class delivery next spring to save money and help avoid bankruptcy. That will affect people and businesses who still rely on mail.
Posted In: Postal Service, usps

First class mail will take longer

Dec 5, 2011
The U.S. Postal Service announced that it would shutter more than half of its processing centers next year increasing the number of days to deliver some mail
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, Postal Service, mail

On mailing champagne flutes

Nov 29, 2010
This final note today: A helpful tip as you get those holiday packages ready to ship off to relatives. Whatever you do, don't mark it "fragile."...
Posted In: fedex, holiday, mail, packages, Postal Service, UPS

The fiscal year is over ... shouldn't we have a federal budget?

Sep 30, 2010
The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: budget, China, Congress, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Europe, Ireland, mid-day update, Postal Service

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