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Can you make serious money on Quixtar?

My born again Christian friend is convinced (and tries to convince me) that he will be able to retire in 2 years (when he is 30) just off of Quixtar. Seems like a pyramid scheme to me though.

Asked By: jfahd - 9/12/2006
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Quixtar is not a pyramid scheme. Quixtar is part of Alticor, the 25th largest private company in the US, and the 108th largest retailing company in the world. It is the online incarnation of the Amway direct selling/multi-level marketing operation, which no longer operates in North America. In pyramid schemes you earn... More
Answered By: ibofightback - 9/13/2006
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My husband and I joined Quixtar two years ago (his idea, not mine), we paid our $45 in membership fees, and never progressed from there. We were too busy to sell. And I agree, it does sound like the pyramid scheme. It also may be how much time you put into it. "Retire in 2 years" is a little bragging. Remember, what... More
Answered By: Kiki Joy - 9/12/2006
 
it's a pyramid scheme but i do know of someone who lives quite well off quixtar.
Answered By: bella_4624_19 - 9/12/2006
 
No, its not a pyramid scheme, anyone in your downline can make more money than you... More
Answered By: ryanmilliron - 9/12/2006
 
The telltale sign of a pyramid scheme is this: Do you spend more time recruiting others or actually selling products? This is more of a shoppers club, where you recruit others to buy items for their home so that you can skim off the top. If he is that convinced, ask him to pay all of your costs for joining!
Answered By: stopccdebt - 9/12/2006
 
Quixtar is most definitely a pyramid scheme and is also pretty much a cult type establishment. They target churches and those seriously "devout" by making them believe this is a truly christian organization and those who wish not to deal with non-christian companies and according to them, no company other than Quixtar... More
Answered By: djb - 9/12/2006
 
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