Showing that you’re better than your perceived peers is hard work.
Expensive-looking stuff that’s actually cheap.
Shinier versions of what all your friends have, but not anything that none of them have (like a personal assistant).
Upper Middle Class
Vaguely worldly but still expensive experiences (like a 10-day meditation retreat that costs $5,000).
Expensive-looking stuff that’s actually expensive.
Old Money Rich
Cheap-looking stuff that’s actually expensive.
Silicon Valley Rich
Cheap-looking stuff that’s actually cheap.