Ready Your Wallet For Thanksgiving Dinner : Planet Money What will Thanksgiving dinner cost you this year? Also, Cardiff brings back the debate on which is better, pumpkin or pecan pie.
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Ready Your Wallet For Thanksgiving Dinner

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Ready Your Wallet For Thanksgiving Dinner

Ready Your Wallet For Thanksgiving Dinner

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For over thirty years, the American Farm Bureau Federation has conducted an annual survey to calculate the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner for ten people. How does this year's cost compare to previous years, and what does that say about food prices as a whole?

John Newton, chief economist of the AFBF, explains the findings of this year's survey. Also, he and Cardiff resume last year's debate on whether pumpkin pie is truly the reigning champion of Thanksgiving desserts.

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