Try to live up to the standard of ones acquaintances/neighbors. Usually with the implication that in doing so the person is stretching his/her financial resources.
Between 1913 and 1931 Arthur R Momand created a comic strip titled 'Keeping Up With The Joneses'. It ran in many USA newspapers. The comic strip was based on his own experiences as a newly married man living on $125 a week in Cedarhurst, New York.
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...