Follow these tips to figure out if a business is legitimate:
1. Avoid any company that asks you to pay for instructions or products before it explains the plan.
2. Watch out for pyramid schemes.
4. Do research. Go on to the Better Business Bureau to see if the BBB has accredited the organization of if anyone has lodged a complaint against it.
For more information on "work at home schemes" go to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.