Military Spouses Find Opportunities in Multilevel Marketing

According to data from the White House and the Department of Defense, there are nearly 690,000 spouses of active-duty service members, 12 percent of whom are active-duty military themselves. The unemployment rate for military spouses over the past decade has hovered between 20 and 25 percent, four times the rate for adult women.

At the same time, direct selling business models have exploded in the past few years, making military spouses uniquely prone to joining those companies, believing the answer to a frequently interrupted lifestyle lies in independent selling.

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