Posted by: frankjwalker | December 1, 2015

USA TODAY: Buying the ’12 Days of Christmas’ costs what?


Buying the ’12 Days of Christmas’ costs what?

There’s an upside to a steady-but-slow-rising economy: The cost of buying your true love all the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” rose just 0.6% this year. The combined cost for the dozen gifts featured in the final verse of the famed Christmas carol totals $34,130.99 in 2015, up $198 from last year’s pricetag and in-line with the government’s Consumer Price Index, according to the 32nd annual PNC Christmas Price Index issued Monday. The outcome, reflecting a steep drop in energy costs, low inflation and the rate of the nation’s economic growth, marks the whimsical index’s lowest growth rate in six years, the Pittsburgh-based financial services company said.

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