There has been some discussion and I have received a couple of emails pertaining to the question of how good of an investment the forever stamp will be when it arrives. My answer: Lousy. While on first appearances purchasing forever stamps and holding onto them may seem like a good investment, the reality is there are too many problems to ever make them an effective investment:
1. The first class stamp price is only going up $0.02 from $0.39 to $0.41.
That is an increase 4.9% The forever stamp, however, will initially be sold for $0.41 which gives you no gain at all and which is much less than you can currently get at an online bank.
2. While the postage rates are probably going to increase...