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10 Things You'll Pay More For in 2014

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    The USPS is raising the price of a stamp from .46 to .49 cents
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    Growing demand in emerging markets and bad weather in major cocoa producing countries have created a major supply problem. Photo: Getty Images
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    Fueled by the slowly improving economy, rents are also expected be on the rise.
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    With the Federal Reserve officially starting to slow its monthly bond purchases in January, rates will likely continue to tick upward.
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    A poor crop with soaring demand
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    Both DirecTV and Dish Network will increase prices for almost all of their packages, with fee hikes ranging from $2 to $5 a month. Photo: Getty Images
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    Poor weather conditions and dwindling bee populations have significantly reduced U.S. honey production in recent years. Meanwhile, consumer demand continues to grow, pushing prices upwards.
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    Obamacare may finally be in full swing, but most Americans are still going to be paying more for health care.
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    Public transit users in several major cities are going to be paying more this year. Photo: Getty Images
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    Dozens of tax credits and benefits — on everything from supplies purchased by teachers to energy-efficient home improvements — expired on Dec. 31. While some or all of the tax breaks could be reinstated by Congress, don't count on it