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Your question about Anthony Morrison / Hidden Millionaires...
Posted By: Patricia Griffin In Response To: Is Anthony Morrison & Hidden Millionaires for real? (Marlene)
Date: Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 1:49 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Is Anthony Morrison & Hidden Millionaires for real? (Marlene)
MaaMaw here: On 7/28/08, the following post was edited for clarity. It refers to business opportunities and business expos in general. Neither the writer nor I have any inside information about, or personal experience with, Anthony Morrison or Hidden Millionaires.
(Regarding any business opportunity that costs $4,000)... if you've been out of work that long, I don't think it's a wise idea to spend all that (on what is essentially an unknown.) I don't find this guy's name among the top financial advisors, either. (It should be noted that he does not falsely claim to be "a top financial advisor.")
The writer refers to these two threads at Yahoo Answers. Neither I nor the writer claim to have any inside knowledge about this business opportunity, and we have not attempted to prove or disprove any of the statements made by Yahoo Answers participants:
I sure wouldn't put any money into it. (The writer is speaking for herself and expressing her personal opinion; again, she does not claim to have personal experience with this business opportunity.)
Let me suggest that you go to the library and check out some books in the "home business" section. Depending on your health, there's things that are pretty simple and offline that make money -- including (as one of our members does) mowing lawns. None of them are going to give you a living wage "right away" but they'd get you started.
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