‘Buying your true love the items from the classic Christmas song “The 12 Days of Christmas” will be more expensive than ever this year.’ So reports America’s PNC Wealth Management Organisation. They tracked the prices of every item in the Christmas song,
Buying all 364 quirky gift items from the “drummers drumming” to the “partridge in a pear tree”, would set you back $107,300 this year – the most since PNC began compiling their numbers in 1984.
Apparently, the culprits are our feathered friends. “The geese and the seven swans” were up the most. Purchasing the “seven swans-a-swimming” is the most expensive gift at $7,000. Getting your true love the “five golden rings” won’t be cheap either. The price for these went up 16 percent to $750.
Nobody has published a similar survey in the UK, so far. No doubt, like the continuing increase in business costs, the same scenario will apply. So, if you’re at all concerned about your budgets for next year, it could be wise to invite the UK’s premier independent cost management consultancy, Auditel to take a look.
We might have a challenge with the “seven swans-a-swimming”, but for tackling any items in your outgoings, we’re confident we can do the business.