Primerica Scam Video

Primerica Scam Reality

The reality is that  the Primerica scam is not a good business opportunity to join if you wish to earn a decent income as a sales representative.

2011 Average Yearly Income For Licensed Primerica Representatives: $5,544
2013 Average Yearly Income For Licensed Primerica Representatives: $5,614
– Source: Primerica Income Disclosure

2011 Yearly Income For Part Time Work At McDonald’s: $7540
Amount reached by multiplying the federal minimum wage of $7.25 by 20 hours for 52 weeks.

2010 Primerica New Recruits: 231,390
2010 Primerica Sales Force: 96,840

2011 Primerica New Recruits: 244,756
2011 Primerica Sales Force: 91,855

After a two year period and over 475,000 new recruits, the total number of  the sales force dropped. This is an incredible failure rate.
Source:  2011 Primerica Annual Report Page 7
http://investors.primerica.com/

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the survival rate for a normal business is 54-61% after 4 years. http://www.bls.gov/bdm/entrepreneurship/bdm_chart3.htm

State Farm Insurance Agent Average Annual Compensation: $67,500
Source: http://www.ehow.com/info_10003276_state-farm-agent-salary.html

Primerica Income Breakdown for year of 2012, there are:

28 seven-figure earners from $2,517,808 down to $1,002,832,

1,035 six-figure earners from $954,753 down to $100,056, and

1,755 five-figure earners from $99,999 down to $36,010.

2,818 earners in total are making over $36,000/year.

– Source Primerica Online Competition Score Board

For those who believe that Primerica is not an MLM company,  Primerica says they are an MLM company when they make comments to the FTC.

“Second, Primerica suggests … the Rule exclude multi-level marketing opportunities like those offered by Primerica and by many members of the Direct Selling Association. ” – Source FTC

Primerica employs an 11-tier upside system in which you get a kickback of commissions from your recruits, your recruit’s recruits, and so on up until the 11th level. (This information can be found on page 111 of the Primerica Final Prospectus filed on 4/2/2010.)

Primerica Scam Conclusion

The most common way that people are scammed by the Primerica scam is representatives contact them about a job interview that turns out to not be a job interview.  These people are then charged a one time fee and many times a monthly fee.  The warm market of these people is sold by the training Primerica representative and the trainee is left to fail.

Primerica Scam Examples

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/employment/primerica.html

In this video Shannon explains how she escaped Primerica scammers.

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