Infographic: The Financial Evolution of the Christmas Gift

December 24, 2012 — Leave a comment

Christmas gifting and more importantly, spending, has come along way since the 1910’s.  In 2012 parents spent about 5% of their monthly income on christmas gifts for their children, down from a peak of 8% in 2010, but still much higher than the first half of the 20th century; then, it was uncommon for households to spend more than 1% of monthly income on their children.  Considering iPads and video game consoles have taken over the dolls and teddy bears of years past, this doesn’t come as much of surprise!
Happy Holidays,
JDKatz, P.C.

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