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The Top 10 Status Symbols Today, and the Top 10 Status Symbols From the '80s

Obviously STATUS SYMBOLS change over time.  In the '70s, it meant having a round leopard-skin bed with a mirror on the ceiling.  For some reason, that's NOT still cool today.
A new survey asked people to name the top status symbols TODAY, then compared them to a similar survey from the 1980s.  Here are the top 10 status symbols today . . .
1.  A fancy car.
2.  A designer watch.
3.  A swimming pool.
4.  Flying first class.
5.  Owning a second home.
6.  Having a tennis court.
7.  Sending your kids to private school.
8.  Having a vacation home.
9.  A home with electric front gates.
10.  A nanny.
And only ONE of those things has stayed consistent since the '80s:  Sending your kids to private school.  
Here are the top 10 status symbols from the '80s . . . and they're mostly things we take for granted today.
1.  A car phone.
2.  A dishwasher.
3.  Sending your kids to private school.
4.  Having two cars.
5.  Going overseas for a vacation.
6.  Having a sunroom.
7.  Owning a horse.
8.  A color TV.
9.  Diamond jewelry.
10.  Having a cordless phone.
The survey also found people think a fancy house today costs at least $1 million . . . in the '80s, people thought a fancy house cost $78,000.  (Daily Mail)

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