Can you afford it?

The popular song the Twelve Days of Christmas outlines an interesting list of gifts from your true love.  Ever wonder just how much that thoughtful giving might set your love back?  Well it’s easy to find out the cost for 2011.  PNC bank has been calculating the cost in its annual Christmas Price Index.  2011 total cost is up a little from 2010.  All those birds, maids, and lords would rack up a bill of $24,263.18.  If you’re up for a little fun check out the PNC Christmas Price Index site.  It has a cool little train that makes stops collecting the items.  Lots of fun and educational!