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Re: No, I won't buy into your MLM
« Reply #950 on: October 10, 2018, 10:33:03 AM »
Never heard of VISI.
Looks like protein powders and health junk- Beachbody and Body by Vi clone.

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Re: No, I won't buy into your MLM
« Reply #951 on: October 10, 2018, 10:50:03 AM »
Maybe my biggest annoyance at MLMs is the misuse of the term "residual income". THAT DOESN'T MEAN WHAT YOU THINK IT MEANS. If you have ongoing work for it, it's not residual income. If it's earned income, it's not residual.

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Re: No, I won't buy into your MLM
« Reply #952 on: October 10, 2018, 11:57:02 AM »
Maybe my biggest annoyance at MLMs is the misuse of the term "residual income". THAT DOESN'T MEAN WHAT YOU THINK IT MEANS. If you have ongoing work for it, it's not residual income. If it's earned income, it's not residual.

Ah ha yes!  I know a lot of the perceived benefit is that you can make money while working at home, in your PJs.  And it's easier than having your own business.  (My running coach also owns a gym... that's hard work!)

I think for some of them, they use residual because once you sign one person up, as long as they keep buying whatever, you are making money.

(The latest thing on my FB feed is skincare... Rodan and Fields very popular in the over-40 set).

I have an actual day job that makes a decent salary, so I can't imagine why I'd want to spend my "free" time selling stuff.

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Re: No, I won't buy into your MLM
« Reply #953 on: October 15, 2018, 02:20:09 PM »
Uuuugh. Now an old friend (as always, a mom in her late 30s) is shilling for Tastefully Simple. A quick look at the website offers a "Fix it Fast 10 Meal Kit", which comprises a few bottles and jars of spice blends and sauces and some recipes for $70.

Yeah, no. No wonder everyone complains about being broke. They're all buying this nonsense from each other and giving the money right back to the Ponzi scheme parent company.