Team National Reviews
Legit or Scam?
is a company that uses the power of volume
purchasing to contract discounts from a
variety of retailers. By joining the
company you have the chance to take
advantage of these savings and are also
encouraged to market the same benefits
package to others.
The opportunity from Team National is a
Benefit and Service Guide called "Your Road
to Savings." It's a package that
offers discounts on a plethora of products
and services. This package sells
for between $400 - $2,000 depending on
whether you opt for the two year or lifetime
Team National encourages you to resell
this package to your friends and family who
will in turn do the same, creating your down
line. The reason that the company has
some negative comments about it is that
whenever the recruitment aspect of an multi level marketing is
more beneficial than the product/service then
red flags are automatically raised.
I'm not saying it is or it isn't in this particular case but I know that many people feel that any MLM organization is inherently deceptive with regard to it's recruiting practices. It's up to you to decide if you feel like MLM is the type of business model you want to work with.
If you've been approached by a Team
National representative and are
interested in joining the company I would
recommend a few things. Since two thousand dollars is a
lot of money to pay for anything, sit down
and make a list of what discounts you will
realistically want to take advantage of.
Then cross reference it with prices/packages
that you can find online or through less
expensive discount programs. If you believe that you'll save more buying products from Team National than it costs for the membership then this may be a good deal for you.
The people selling Team National as a
business opportunity use savings on a vehicle purchase as
one of their main selling points. This is where you have to be very thorough because with such a big purchase you want to make sure you're really getting the savings that you expect.
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8:48am on December 10th, 2013
IT'S REAL.... IT WORKS.... IT WILL SAVE YOU MONEY IF YOU USE IT.... AND YES YOU CAN MAKE MONEY BY SHARING THIS GREAT COMPANY WITH OTHERS. I Have been a member for a year and a half,best money I've spent in a long time. My family has saved much more than it cost to join, WE LOVE THIS COMPANY...
If you are smart you will take a look and make an informed decision not a snap judgment ....
Lied To In KY. Kentucky
10:58am on December 9th, 2013
I was presented with the opportunity to join the " Team National" family by some friends. The sales pitch is fast, and intense with lots of numbers,and figures thrown at you. The main draw is the savings you can get, and the rebates that come from the products you buy. Unfortunatly these are all untrue. My wife and I spent $800 of our money which we really didn't have to spend with the promise of great wealth and savings. I'm sure if you managed to get in on the ground floor,you are making money, but only by scamming those poor folks who believe that you will actually get what you're promised. It is NOTHING more than a pyramid scheme, and thats all there is to it. If you can in good faith pawn this off on your friends and family, then by all means do it, but as someone who values friends,family,and God above money I cannot in good faith sell this to anyone. The Tn. bunch is the worst,it's almost cult like. They're sales pitch consists of lots of pressure,and the attitude that if you don't buy into the lies, then you're an idiot.I was told directly from someone above me that you have to make the people think it is something they cant live without, and if they dont bite... then go on to the next one. Save your money, and dont buy into the lies.
Erica Location unknown
1:08am on December 5th, 2013
One of the biggest mistakes of my life! I knew in my gut from the introduction that this was horrible!! I trusted a friend and I wanted to support her? I want Team National to know that they have horrible representative's that are literally robbing people by promising them instant success. Multi-level- marketing is personal, lots of emotion and belief in the company as well as product! Team National has no product!!!!
Jesse silas Texarkana tx
2:04pm on November 25th, 2013
I really love this company, alot of people feel that is a scam. If it were a scam then why would it be one of the most efficient companies out there as far as what it's made with out selling a single product? Hmmmm.... I've been a mamber for 5 years now and it has been good to me. If you are really wanting to better not only your life but the lives of your family then this IS the best move for you. Thanks Team National!
11:58am on October 14th, 2013
Let a guy come to the house give me the pitch for this company. Red flag #1: He was the friend of a friend who pitched to me cold after I bumped into the pair at a fast food restaurant. Red Flag #2: I'd never met him before, but he claimed to be genuinely concerned with my occupational and economic welfare, and would really like to turn me and my wife onto this “wonderful opportunity.” Red Flag #3: For 3 hours I talked to this guy before coaxing out of him the simple truth that Team National doesn't actually make any product of its own, but only sells memberships in some kind of discount club. Red Flag #4: All the literature contained was success stories. Nothing more - no mention of the process, a product, any caveats or business prospectives….just cherry picked best-case scenarios of success.
What rubs me the wrong way about this is that it ignores the basic rule of business – good sales depend on good products. At the end of the day, the only thing this company tried to sell me was "the opportunity to make lots of money", and while that may sound great on the surface, it's promise that preys on the weakest and shallowest of human desires. I would rather get up in the morning, go to work, do something productive than to cold-sell my friends, my co-workers, or complete strangers I just met at a fast food restaurant for hundreds or thousands of dollars for the "opportunity" of making money. All this guy could pitch to me was the dream of "never having to work long days again," or "being my own boss." There was absolutely no concern that I was right for this job or that the job was right for me. This scattershot approach to making money seems suspect at best, desperate at worst.
It would seem that this pitch is designed to appeal to people who don't earn what they believe they are worth, or maybe who work too hard at a blue collar job to justify the hours and low pay. But frankly, that isn't me. I'm a professional, and I like my job, and I do it because I’m good at it and because I like to, not because I have to. I also believe that I'm paid what I'm worth. I understand that not everyone can be so lucky, but picking candidates by their desire to make money rather than their skill or level of proficiency at…well at anything, is incredibly suspect. A legitimate business is primarily concerned with the quality of their work force, not the quantity.
There's an old saying that if you give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he'll eat for a lifetime. Well, for Team National, it might be closer to "If you give a bunch of your fish, I'll teach you to beg everyone you know to give you all their fish, then we can all eat well, as long as people keep sending you their fish."
Is it a scam? Hard to say. Maybe there's something legit here. But my gut and my experience tells me that it lacks the ethics, integrity, consistency and simple concrete legitimacy that clocking for a day’s pay can provide, not matter how bad the job.
John Roberts Kansas City
10:51pm on September 13th, 2013
One thing about team national is very clear. It produces nothing and relies on the continuation of new people to join to continue to grow. It is nice to open a check every Monday and cash an 7-10,000 dollar check, but when I know that all the money trickling up comes from 95% of people that would have just been better off giving 200 dollars as a donation and still have 500 to 2000 dollars in their pocket, or credit card. What? Yes you can charge it. Just remember that you will be much more successful in larger cities because you have a larger pool to ask for a handout. As they say, it's all about the numbers baby. I see members rant about the government and handouts. Taxes etc. come on. Team national is a spitting image of the government. It takes from the many and distributes accordingly. Realistically the company gives out around 45% taken in. This is why they are not a pyramid. They won't go broke. When people stop altogether, who cares. Not us that have reaped the rewards for years. If you feel that you don't have a base or you are scared you have started to late, no fears. Kids graduate from high school every year. All you need os to be able to find those looking for the easy route (not having to work "a real job") and get their money. But hey if the train is moving might as well jump on board. Doesn't matter when it stops as long as you have got back more than what you put in, because I can guarantee you are doing better than 95% of the other people that dished out money they didn't have. Just remember. That's the American dream. Give others false hope to get a little for yourself and the rest to Ceasar (or in this case us greedy beggars at the top)
Lee S Chattanooga
1:59am on September 11th, 2013
Simple it does work and you do save and you can earn.250 plus retail stores and many fortune 500 companies wouldn't put their name on a scam. If you want to go to the BBB,The Direct Selling Association,The Chammber of Commerce and Dun & Bradstreet credibility Corporation. They don't get involved in scams or illegal pyramids either and they shut them down. After 16 years you'd think a scam would be shutdown by now wouldn't you? Best thing we've ever done
6:23am on September 10th, 2013
I see people saying they can save more at their store or through Sams.What you fail to say is we get the same pricing as the stores whether it be online or in the actual store we just get a rebate back on out purchases in the form of a commission check. So to say you get better deals from the store is just a flat out lie to be honest. Can't stay in business for 16 years and have the BBB,Chamber of Commerce,Dun& Bradstreet and the DSA plus over 250 plus retails stores if you were a scam.
Bruce & Kathy Tyler Texas
4:16pm on August 28th, 2013
We just joined Team National recently and we love the company. The savings are real and the people I've met and talked to are very friendly and helpful The company does not claim to offer discounts on everything and they are very clear about it. What they do offer is cash back on the products you buy from about 200 popular businesses. The savings they offer on factory direct furniture, jewelry, etc. are truly amazing. A lifetime membership that covers members and their children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents is really a bargain at $2200. The yearly fee for the website is understandable, too, since the web sites and commissions must be administered by the corporate office. Again, they make this very clear. There are costs associated with any business and not everyone wants to be involved with a membership savings co-op. That's okay! I just don't understand why some people have to be so negative. We're not ashamed to put our names on this and be affiliated with a faith-based, family friendly business like Team National.
8:44pm on August 17th, 2013
Been in TN for awhile. Researched this company extensively. Then i signed up. Success from Home magazine has 12 million a month circulation. Big company with a lot of credibility. Why would they do four publications on a scam? Why would a super huge company like Wells Fargo sign a contract with a scam? Why would the IRS say that its legal and you can use your children as a deduction of 5,950 dollars each every year if its a scam? Why would Home Depot and Walmart sign contracts with a scam? I have not worked this business like i should to be successful but my opportunity is still there. I have actually made friends of people i didnt know because i took the time to tell them just to check it out. And they signed up just to save money and they have. One more question:How can 600,000 people who paid for their membership including me be so stupid to fall for a scam? I have saved much much more than i have invested and so have my adult children.I believe this company is a very good which is willing to share its profits with its members if they so choose to. So tell of another company in todays business world that is willing to do that? Have a Blessed Day.
8:18am on August 7th, 2013
I have never seen a company with more integrity than Team National. They are a people helping people company. The personal growth I am receiving is above anything I have experienced. The savings gets better as time goes on. I have saved on small items like paper goods from Wal-Mart and my At&T bill. My first big purchase will be a mattress. It looks like I will save at least 1,000$ on a mattress, name brand. Companies like Home Depot, Nordstroms, Tom's Shoes, etc. would not do business with a company that was a scam. I am going to make my first check for sharing it and I have not lost any friends. I suggest you check it out for yourself. I am glad I did!
Satisfied and delighted TN member Denver
3:03am on August 3rd, 2013
If you buy a Costco or SAMs club membership every year but only use it once you don't save any money. I love every aspect about this company. The business exchange is my favorite part of the savings program! Local small businesses give me savings on things I would purchase anyway! This week I saved with enterprise car rental and the clerk at the rental desk couldn't believe the discount I received. His comment. "What is this company? This is the largest discount I have ever given to a customer? I got paid commission back on my plane ticket I saved 15% on my dinner tonight at a local restaurant, I get to see 15% on my AT&T phone bill every month and I just ordered an air conditioner from Home Depot and a refrigerator from Sears Commercial earned 5% commission on my air conditioner and $58 dollars off my refrigerator from Sears. Would SEARS Home Depot or AT&T be part of a scam? These savings were in the past week. I have a lifetime package My parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren my business and 5 key employees have access to savings and earning. I am one happy and very satisfied member with clean carpets that I saved $100 on the cleaning fee thanks to the Biz exchange.
5:39am on July 29th, 2013
I paid $795 for a 2 yr membership plus $75 a yr for my personal website, I too thought I would have big savings but I find better prices on Amazon. The commission policy is a joke, I've spent more than $2500 in purchase and only received $90 in commissions. I wouldn't ask my friends to join, I gave them a copy of TN presentation package that came with the membership so they could decide on their own. I wouldn't impose on my friendships. I don't think TN is a scam, but you need to do your homework before joining. I don't plan on renewing my membership before it expires. I'm glad I didn't buy the lifetime membership for $2200.
12:08pm on July 25th, 2013
Not sure about it.... someone is trying to get me to join now. Sounds like a scam. That is alot of money to hand over. I asked what happens when you can't get two people to join each year. They beat around the bush and said "what you don't know that many people?" Most people I know are not going to have that kind of money to hand over at once. You go to a meeting and they try to sell you on it and get your money then. I am skeptical. Not sold on it. Why aren't more people doing it if it is so great?
Nick Biloxi MS
10:15pm on July 17th, 2013
Legit or scam. Just because TN is legit does not mean it is not SCAM. The prices are way higher than what you can get at Sam's and don't have to give 2,100 to Sams Wholesale Club. You only discover after you gave the company your money that This is not a discount club, despite the company advertising they are a discount club. You have to spend a tremendous amount of money to get 2% back. Don't fall for it.
Nancy Robinson New Orleans
10:37pm on July 16th, 2013
SCAM, from someone who fell for this. The corporate office is a joke. The CSR's haven't clue. The prices are HIGHER than in stores. As to the, "Save $5,000 on cars. SCAM. You will get prices negotiating yourself. You will NEVER get your money back. $2,100 to join? You can get a business premium account from Sams Club for $100.00 and get better prices than from Team National. RUN and HIDE should someone urge you to part with your money. I am telling you truth.
Kerry Wells Rainsville Al
3:31am on June 1st, 2013
There are people in this world who feed on making life hard for others. But hey, that is fine too... We will make it just fine with all the trash talking.... People, it is this simple..... You are being offered a life changing chance that compares to no other. Team National is amazing. I am going to use a quote from a friend of mine in this company (which is one funny dude) (Sky)..... "I haven't seen anyone with half a brain and a checkbook that didn't sign up" Literally, it costs you money not to be a member!!!!
2:14pm on May 20th, 2013
I have not had enough experience with TN to know if it is good savings or not, but I will say that I have no idea how people are losing friends doing it. You obviously pressured people into it that werent right for it, because that makes no sense to lose friends after showing them a simple presentation. I've chosen to not show some friends and family because I don't feel like they will benefit from it.
Also to the people saying it was the worst mistake of their lives is really dramatic... if it doesnt work out for us I'm not going to say its the worst mistake ever. $2000 is a decent amount of money, but I've wasted more than that throughout my life buying things I don't need. How is this any different if it doesnt work for you? I would like to know how its anybody else fault that people are buying things they don't need to get savings too. Everybody does that, TN or not. Thats why there are such things as coupons and sales.
What I really wanted to accomplish with this post is to add a review that is not super fake sounding positive and not overly dramatic negative. All I'm saying is we chose to try it out and I'm hoping for the best.
5:37pm on April 23rd, 2013
Team National has been a complete blessing to my wife and I. When we took a look at the concept, we realized that this company would not be in business for 15 years if the savings did not work. Fortune 100 and 500 companies would not lock arms with Team National if it was a Scam. A scam does not cover 5 Gens of people for free. We understood that there are a lot of scams out there and we certainly were skeptical but we saved $650 on our home insurance the first week we joined. We realized that we only live once. If we want to enjoy the great pleasures in life, we have to go get them ourselves. We are all stuck in a routine which is to get up, go to work, come home, pay bills/pay taxes, go to bed and start all over again the next day. That was not living life to us. If you are happy working 40-80 hrs/week then by all means, continue on. But don't complain each time you have to ask your boss or supervisor for time off to take a vacation with your family. Don't complain that you cannot make your kids baseball game or dance competition. Don't complain when you can't buy your kids what they want because you just dont have the money. Team National may not be for you but don't knock the people who are trying to make a difference in their families lives. You don't pay their bills, you don't have their debt, and you don't take their family on vacation. Nothing changes until something changes. If you think this economy is going to take care of us, then wait it out. I suspect you will be waiting awhile. If it is not Team National or something else that can help you financially, then what? Take care of your own futures and decide what your worth. Whatever business venture or great idea gets you there, run with it!
Stormy Burch Fort Payne, Al
10:25am on April 19th, 2013
Team National is an upstanding Christian owned company. I am honored to be a part of it. The negative comments on here are obviously posted by people who either did not invest in themselves to achieve success, went out and approached people like a salesman instead of learning from their up line, or thought $100 bills were going to fall out of their ceiling while they sit on their couch eating Cheetos. This is a way to change your life! My husband and I are in our 30's never been to college and purchased a membership knowing this was a GOOD thing! We have been a member going on two years now but after only ten months of WORKING this business we retired from our jobs, our 1st year made a 6 figure income and saved over 13k (yes i compared and yes the savings are great) so all you Nay Sayers need to realize what you really have your hands on. You have a permanent position it's never to late to start working and change your life! Get with some up line learn what to do. If you don't like your up line go to public events. These people will help you. $2195 you and 5 generations of your family can save and earn money for life!!! And that's not good how??? Just because you chose not to succeed is not a reason to discourage others. I am nothing special thought I would work low paying jobs till the day I died I now live a lifestyle I only dreamed of, I wish this on EVERYBODY!!!
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