Ask the Law Mother-Do I Need a Business Entity to Run My MML Business?

It looks like I struck a nerve last week with my blog post on multi-level marketing (MLM) ┬áplans. I received several questions, including this one from Lynn in Flower Mound: “I bought into a MML plan last year. The company has been pushing me to form a business entity to run my business. This seems […]

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Seller Beware-Evaluating Multi-Level Marketing Plans

Open up your Facebook feed and you will see how prevalent multi-level marketing (MLM) companies are among your friends and acquaintances. In a MLM plan, distributors sell products by word of mouth or direct sales and earn commissions for their sales and the sales made by people they recruit. Amway, Juice Plus, and Avon are […]

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How to Not Lose Your Pants in Your Home-Based Business

After I had my fourth child, I decided to leave my law firm position to stay home. While taking care of four kids is enough to keep a small staff busy, I missed the intellectual stimulation of being a working attorney. And the money. I really missed the money. Catholic schools and college for four […]

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