In This Chapter
Obtaining spousal buy-in
Avoiding some of the dangers of success
Being smart about taxes
Four out of five representatives say they joined or are considering joining a direct sales company to make extra money. Even if you initially joined with other things in mind, like discounted or free product, a chance to earn a free trip, or the opportunity to make new friends and have some fun, every independent representative needs to learn some basics of how to handle the money. This chapter aims to convey some important money-management tips I’ve discovered, especially with regard to direct sales.