The cost of the fanciful mix of gifts described in the classic carol, The 12 Days of Christmas, has been tracked for over a quarter of a century.W ho knew how expensive the Seven-Swans-A-Singing would be?
The good news is that since last year, the Index is up only 1.2% so there are bargains to be had.
Not that there’s anything wrong with a basket of assorted swans, geese, French hens and turtle doves … I’d prefer a beef tenderloin myself … but who would have expected to spend almost $40,000 for the entire basket?
What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. ~ Phyllis Diller
PNC Wealth Management has carefully tracked these costs for more than 25 years. Each year, they expand the offerings with gifts, pictures and more.