“The 12 Days of Christmas” :: What It Costs Today

According to the annual PNC Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management, it would cost you $78,100 to buy everything from “a partridge in a pear tree” to the “12 drummers drumming, on each of the “12 Days of Christmas” in that favorite holiday song.

But if you chose to buy these items online, it would set you back $128,886 for all 364 items. What’s that? You just want to buy each item in the song once? That’s a relative bargain at $19,507.

The prices rise each year because of inflation for all these goods and services. Read the article from the Associated Press.

Posted by Gil Zeimer on November 30, 2007 in Food, Shopping

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