Getting Comfortable With The Basics

How to see your mail before it arrives

How to see your mail before it arrives – By Barbara Krasnoff​

The United States Postal Service has introduced a new service that you may — or may not — find useful. Informed Delivery lets you preview the front exterior of incoming mail on your computer or phone; you can also track packages and leave delivery instructions for those packages.

The post office will actually email you photos of your incoming mail – By Tiffany Kelly

As a kid, waiting for the postal worker to drop off your mail was fun. As an adult, it just sucks. Bills, insurance information, checks, and traffic tickets may await you after a long day of work. Or you could open the box to nothing and wonder if the postwoman never came or if it was somehow stolen. But last year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) rolled out a program called Informed Delivery that emails you pictures of the snail mail coming your way.