A similar 1-cent increase will be in effect for postcards, as well. It will cost 33 cents to mail a postcard within the United States. But, the USPS is introducing these great new apple stamps to make the transition easier.
Keep in mind, that the first class letter stamps are Forever stamps. So, if you want to save a few cents, stock up on Forever stamps before Jan. 27. You'll save a penny a stamp, and they'll still be good for first class,
Be sure that after Jan. 27, you check all the rates for what you're mailing. You can look it up online or ask at your post office.
The USPS changes for international postage are detailed in my blog post last Friday.