So the question is SFI a scam. In a simple answer no. However SFI is a network marketing and or MLM type of business. So if you these type of companies are a scam then this is definitely not for you. If you like the idea of recruiting people under you and earning a percentage of what they make then this may interest you. Remember, that to qualify for payment you need to spend so much yourself. Below is more information about the company I pulled from there website.
SFI (Strong Future International) Marketing Group was launched in 1998. Starting with just one product, sold only in the United States, SFI has now grown to more than 54000 products and services (and growing daily) sold in more than 190 countries around the world.
SFI was created to allow anyone with a computer and Internet access the opportunity to tap into the worldwide e-commerce revolution. Anyone of legal age in his or her country can become an SFI affiliate for free by filling out an online registration form. There is no obligation or purchase requirements of any kind.
Once registered, affiliates are provided with professional Websites for marketing SFI’s products on the Internet. SFI also provides all necessary sale support services, such as customer service, payment processing, and product shipment – all at no cost to the affiliate. For each sale generated, SFI pays the referring affiliate a commission. Additional commissions can be earned by building and leading affiliate groups.
SFI President and CEO, and founder of SFI, is Gery Carson. From 1985 to 1998, Gery was a top marketer and record-breaking distributor for several direct sales companies and a successful business magazine publisher. Known for his innovation, Gery has been a pioneering force in the direct mail and Internet marketing industries for more than two decades. His extraordinary achievements as an entrepreneur have been spotlighted in “Money Maker’s Monthly,” “Upline,” “Opportunity World Magazine,” and in numerous books and videos. National recognition has also included being named to 1992′s Outstanding Young Men of America list and 1997′s Who’s Who in the Media and Communications. In 1998, Gery set out to “put a dent in the universe” by creating SFI, a ground-breaking program that would utilize the Internet to empower and enrich the lives of millions of people around the world. Today, with 8584 new affiliates joining in the last week alone, SFI is one of the fastest growing companies of its kind in the world and is well on its way to achieving Gery’s vision.