Why I Paid $25,000 To A Stranger I Met Online
Are you thinking “this woman must be crazy?
She meets some guy online, she doesn’t know from Adam and hands over $25,000?
Yes, it’s true and it took me only a couple of weeks to make the decision.
So why did I commit this potential act of madness?
Well, I’ve worked for myself for almost 20 years. I’ve done lots of things in life, mainly in the property business. I’ve been an Estate Agent (Realtor) a Business Broker, a Property Developer and a Portfolio Landlord and during the financial crisis I ran a Mortgage Brokerage with my sister from offices in my home.
In 2008 when the world was in financial meltdown my Mum was diagnosed with a brain tumour and given only a few months to live. She was 86, my Dad was 88 and until then, they’d been married for 61 years and were relatively independent.
Sadly, my Mum passed away just before Christmas 2008, as she was dying, so was our business. There were no mortgages to be had and the property market had stagnated. The business didn’t owe any money so it was a simple matter to close it down, early in 2009.
I wasn’t ready for retirement though, far from it. My Dad wanted to stay in his home and be as independent as possible but I knew that would mean that he would need lots of support.
Getting a job in my late 50’s was out of the question. I was far too used to being my own boss and the thought of being at someone else’s beck and call was my worst nightmare. A job would never pay what I was used to earning but more importantly, I’d be losing my freedom.
I needed to be able to work from home as I had with the Mortgage Business, so I could work when I pleased and be able to help my Dad with whatever he needed at a moment’s notice.
I’d just about given up hope of ever finding anything suitable when one day I came across a video of the guy in the photo at the top of the post - Stuart. For the first time since I’d started on my journey of looking for an online business here was someone who was finally making financial sense. Remember, I told you I’d been a Business Broker, I actually sold businesses for a living so I had more idea than most about what constituted a good business model.
I still had a lot to learn (I’m still learning every day) but despite that, I’ve now earned thousands of dollars online (which I’m happy to prove, if anyone needs proof) and so have many of my colleagues, with Stuart & Jay’s (his business partner) business model & training.
So what didn’t I bargain for? Well the whole package isn’t simply online business training, it’s an entire hybrid of personal development and entrepreneurial mindset training. I had no idea how many new friends I would meet all over the world all learning the same thing and sharing information and encouraging each other as they go.
Not all of us start by diving in and investing $25,000 as I did, that was my decision based on my due diligence and previous business experience.
Some of us just start with some free training to see what it’s all about and go from there and even if they do join us, they start with a much smaller investment.
It’s worked so well for me that one of my best friend’s daughters has joined the business and she loves it as much as I do. By the way, there’s none of the that selling to friends and family nonsense, it just happened that my friend mentioned to her daughter how much I loved what I do and she thought it may be something her daughter would enjoy and she was right.
If you’re interested in what persuaded me to get started, it was a video just like this:-