10 Status Symbols That Now Make You Look Like You’re Trying Too Hard

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If you’ve got some money and you want to show it off, you might as well make people say, “Wow, I’m jealous” . . . not “Ugh, I’d rather be poor.”

A new survey found the 10 things that used to be status symbols . . . but now they just make you look like you’re trying too hard. Check ’em out . .

  1.  A personalized license plate.
  2.  A hot tub.
  3.  Flashy sports cars.
  4.  An expensive watch.
  5.  A giant TV.
  6.  A swimming pool.
  7.  Gold faucets in the bathroom.
  8.  A yacht.
  9.  A pony.
  10.  Fur coats.

So what status symbols ARE cool? The top five are: A second home . . . a personal chef . . . a vintage car . . . an au pair . . . and a gardener.

(Daily Mail)