Do we really need to concern ourselves with the speed of mail delivery? If you would like my opinion, only if I'm about to receive a check in the mail.

Most of the time I could care less. The longer I have to wait for bills to show up in my mailbox, the better the mail service is.

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Whether you like it or not, beginning on the first day of October, it may take a little longer to send or receive certain items.

According to

At the of the month, the U.S. Postal Service will change service standards for first-class mail and packages, a move that will lengthen delivery time for about 30% of its volume. The change, as reported by CNET, means letters, parcels and magazine subscriptions that are sent from longer distances could take up to 5 days to arrive instead of 2 or 3.

I see no reason to make a big deal out of this unless you're so impatient, that you just can't wait an additional 2 or 3 days for your mail to arrive.

I remember ordering a Sears part for my vacuum clean about a month ago, and everything worked out just fine. It might have been a few days late or so, but as long as I get the part, we're good. also tells us:

Most first-class mail-roughly 61%-and almost all periodicals-93%- will be unaffected by the change and the standards for single-piece first-class mail traveling within a local area will continue to be 2 days. Mail sent from further away, including monthly child tax credit payments could be delayed, however.

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