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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9:48pm on January 25th, 2015
Should I do team national?
3:13pm on January 24th, 2015
Team National has many benefits my.family has been impressed with.Yes you have to work the system or don't by in commission on what we by on a regular basis just got to do it on line in-store pickup up or delivered to my door..no time.wasted .... you don't.sell anything you show people.something that works for you if you think won't work for you don't buy it it's all what you doing with I'm in for savings not pitching been in 2 months check are real people savings will have investment back in year and lifetime of return.
David Bagby Dallas Center Iowa
1:37pm on January 22nd, 2015
My wife and I have been members for almost 10 years and have saved money in many areas. 2 of the areas of saving have been in car purchases and furniture. The income side is up to us, this is not a get rich quick business. We totally understand that if you don't get off the couch and share the idea with others you don't get paid. The company has never decreased their compensation package, but strive to enhance it at every opportunity. I am forever grateful for what the National Companies offers.
Cliff Amarillo T.
5:26pm on January 15th, 2015
I'm sitting here reading the reviews of several uneducated people, most of which are knocking the direct sales industry in general. I love that most refer to them as 'pyramid schemes", when obviously these people are clueless! Pyramids, or ponzy schemes are illegal, and they should be. Direct Marketing of any product, is a 21st century was to bring products to market. Donald Trump owns one, Warren Buffet owns a few. Please Folks, before you lump all direct marketing companies in to one pile, it really wouldn't hurt if you actually knew what you were talking about. I've been looking in to the Team National Company for a few days now, and they check out beautifully with the agencies that actually know about direct marketing. in conclusion, I would like to wish all of the negative people and their reviews all the luck in the world, retiring after 40 years of making someone elses dreams come true. Hope your faith in retirement plans and social security is stronger than mine.
1:25pm on December 23rd, 2014
The guy is giving my parents the "pitch" now, smells like a scammy pyramid scheme, I heard enough of them to know this is NOT something that can replace your income. But who knows, I'm sure my parents and I will sign up, *Oh look a unicorn!!!*
1:40pm on December 15th, 2014
All the money I am saving...lol...I was told i would save money on insurance...LIE...Premiums are regulated so I cannot get a better deal with a Team National Agent...I was told I would save money on buying a car...LIE...Would have paid $500.00 or $1,000.00 more for my truck had I gone to Team National affiliated dealership...All that money I save shopping online...By the time you jump thru all their hoops...I barely break even for the overpriced website they make you buy
11:17pm on December 10th, 2014
Team National has the same sales pitch as all the retarded MLM companies.
They get some idiot to say how was working a job he didnt like then got offered this "opportunity".
The idiot accepted the opportunity and in just 90 days the idiot quit his/her job and their life is wonderful now.
ALL MLM is a joke including TN
11:12pm on December 10th, 2014
all MLM's are the same!
it is "legal"
it is not ethical.
most unethical ppl ever and it takes some ppl awhile to admit to themselves they were scammed.
Anonymous Location unknown
9:23pm on November 20th, 2014
to mr unknown who saved 40,000 in furniture....give me a break....people spend more with this (pushy car salesman)company.You spend money on stuff you may not have spent before.Its like going gambling...dont do it people
12:06pm on November 16th, 2014
If already buy things online, the Team National click thru takes you to the EXACT same website of the company you are shopping at. But now, you receive a percentage back of your purchase because you clicked through. How ANYONE can think this is a scam is not smart enough to understand this simple model. If you do not have a computer and buy things online, or if you do not buy enough of anything over your LIFETIME, your kids and parents....then do not buy the membership. One last reason....you aren't smart enough to figure out a good deal when you see it.
Anonymous Golden CO
12:42pm on November 10th, 2014
any one who thinks Team National is a scam or does not work is just plain lazy. You do have to turn off the tv, make some phone calls and share this with friends and family to actually make money. Everyone is out there wanting instant gratification for doing nothing at all, no job works that way. good luck lazy people.
11:07pm on October 18th, 2014
I had a friend approach me about joining Team National and I came to the conclusion that it is not a good business deal simply because in order for you to receive a check you have to recruit people to join. If no one joins your team then your check will not come continuously. You are making money when you get people to join only because you get a percentage of their money. My question is where will the money come from if you can not recruit anyone. Eventually you are right back where you started from. I have also learned that when a company is legit and can stand behind their word, the "guarantee" you a money back plan at an exceptional 30-days. Why is Team National only 3 days and then your website is not up and running until 7-10 business days later after your 3-day trial is over. Not only does it sound like a scam, it smells like one also. By the way, in these days and time who shops everyday. I'm not a shopper so the savings would not benefit me regardless that is if there are any real savings. Think people think. You don't need a rocket scientist to explain this to you. Pay attention to the peopole who is offerring you this package, they are so eager to try and get you drawn in in order to get some of their money back. They are so desperate and they waist time, gas money, phone calls and endless efforts to grab a member.
Anonymous Location unknown
11:27pm on October 11th, 2014
I have been a member of Team National for three years. I've saved approximately $40,000.00 on furniture, flooring, appliances, mattresses, jewelry etc.!!!! I've also made more money in ONE month than I used to earn in a year working full time!!! I have NEVER misled anyone during my presentation, as it has never been necessary! Nor have I ever "pressured" anyone into joining. If you are a business minded individual with an entrepreneurial spirit, you understand the concept!
I am a business owner affiliated with a major company very well known around the globe. I have had to attend major events for this company and have NOT ONLY had to pay for EVERY conference, but I've had to pay for my transportation and lodging once there. Therefore, the thought of any company in the world paying your way for a convention/conference is ridiculous.
I have had the distinct privilege of meeting and getting to know the owners of this fine company. They have huge hearts and are the epitome of class. I take umbrage with anyone that sets out to slander their name by making false claims that Team National is a scam! If you're considering joining Team National, the company welcomes you to investigate it. That being said, gather your information by going straight to the source (their phone number is on their website) and form your own educated opinion.
DON'T TAKE MY WORD, or the word of anyone else on here! Instead, contact the companies affiliated with Team National. I am certain the attorneys for MetLife, Wells Fargo, MasterCard, AT&T, Xoom Energy etc. have done their due diligence on this company. In addition, I am also certain that the likes of Dunn & Bradstreet, The Better Business Bureau and The Direct Selling Association (the organization that monitors these companies around the world) would have done SOME investigation before partnering up with Team National.
If a person joins Weight Watchers and doesn't lose weight, does that make it a scam?
1:46pm on September 22nd, 2014
Scam. They started their "job" in Washington state. Stay aside of them.
12:04am on August 29th, 2014
Please don't me the mistake of falling for this scam. These people TEAM NATIONAL scammed Hundreds of older couples out of their money. They stole my family's money and friends money. Please BEWARE MISSISSIPPI. DON'T FALL FOR THE CHRISTIAN ACT. THEY ARE DEVILS.
2:03pm on August 28th, 2014
I would like to take a second to review Team National and discuss the above "issues" I am reading about. First off, my husband and I joined this company about 6 months ago, and didn't have to pay a penny because my mother had bought the membership years ago and "forgot" to mention it. In that time we have put the cost of the membership money back in our pocket three times over. When you do get a membership with TN it covers you, your parents and grandparents and children and children. If that turns out to be fifty people, all fifty people are covered for a one time cost of $2200. If you do not see the savings potential in that then you are beyond help and so jaded that I just feel sorry for you. We have save on walmart, best buy, pet food, airline tickets, and furniture. Way more than the membership cost. Plus my mother has had saving above what the membership costs. So for those who cannot see the savings, you are not using the savings program and so cannot pass judgement..that is your issue, not the companies. Then on the money making side, we spend about 10 hours a week sharing the program and make more than we make at our 60-70hour/week job. For people who think that making list and calling people and sharing a 10min dvd is too much work for the increadible money this company will pay you, then you dont deserve it anyway. Do it now, so you can have a better life later. This company is not for everyone, it's not for the lazy, the low-self esteem, the negative, the doubtful, the mistrusting I get that. But no one forced you to buy a membership and told you to work the business. You're an adult and can make those decisions for yourself. We are choosing a better life for ourselves and that's what this company provides. So for those thinking about joining, take the critical reviews with a grain of salt, because their experience, I promise you is not indicative of what this company is about
2:45pm on August 27th, 2014
YOUR math makes no sense. Probably should check your numbers before using them to ridicule others.
Using your example: A $100 item bought at home with a 10% sales tax would cost you $110.
The same $100 item bought online through the TN website with a 5% commission back would cost you $95. The 30% (your figure) income tax on the $5 commission would be $1.50. Adding that to the $95 brings the total up to $96.50.
I may be missing something, but it seems to me that $96.50 is still less than $110. Let's use the worst possible case and assume you still had to pay the sales tax - adding that $10 to our total would make it $106.50. WHICH IS STILL LESS THAN $110! It appears by your comment "now that is sharp buisness mind there!! NOT!!" that you would rather pay the $110. (I left your spelling of "buisness" intact so you wouldn't accuse me of NOT!! having a sharp spelling mind.)
Savings is savings. Paying less is better than paying more. If you don't want to save money, then my suggestion would be to not join Team National. I am mystified as to why people get so worked up about this.
10:16am on August 26th, 2014
Jack from West Virgina....You claimed to have "looked in on" Team National several times and then refer to it as a "MLM"??? Then keep looking buddy. Do you know what MLM stands for? IF so then you apparently don't understand or haven't been showed the compensation plan....
10:07am on August 26th, 2014
Its funny to read the comments who are completely clueless. These "so called" members that regret joining because theyre not saving money don't sound like members to me. Mainly because they only complained about saving money at places they already shop. Team National point blank tells you that the Marketplace IS NOT PART OF TEAM NATIONAL. The REAL savings comes from the TN Factory Direct and your LOCAL BUSINESSES. There is a TON of money to be saved. Wow......
3:28am on August 24th, 2014
I am a team national member and take every opportunity to tell people the truth. The savings are minimal and with the big furniture items the is shipping and the same items can be found at other warehouses with free shipping= no savings there and it will cost you more from team national. The bign market place is where you use your web site to purchase from wal-mart and the other stores for a percentage of savings. They dont tell you that the check you get back is a commissions check and taxable income. Also you have 3 days after signing up to get out, yet your web site will not be up for at least 7 days, which means the 3 days are gone and so is your membership money. If it was such a up standing buisness they would let you at least get your website up before losing your membership money. The company is very shady and boarderline dishonest. Do not believe the videos they show you of the money they have made from only telling a few friends and family...bs all the way. Get ready for making an endless call list and staying on the phone begging people to join. Get ready to be told if your friends and family don't get, they are just stupid and you don't need them anyway. You should only be around people that are positive (in other words only Team National Members). This is a very deceptive company that using an unique idea and some smoke and mirrors to get people in and hope that you will get hooked on getting other people in before you realize that there is no real savings. Motto should be, you can save a little and make a lot if you have no morals!! And yes I can talk because I am a member so I am talking from experience. I can go on about success clubs and people trying to get you to pay 200-300 dollars for tickets to go to a Team National Convention, so I am sorry but being a member should these tickets not be free???? and no this does not include hotel, they tell you that you will not succeed in this business unless you and your team make the confrences...yea right...they are making a killing on these conference's ...JS
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