How To Live On The Draw – Making The Most Of a Salesman’s Payday

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A portion of our working force is paid by commission.

Some are paid a certain amount each week – regardless of how much they earn.

This can be great for budgeting but bad if the salesperson doesn’t hit their projected goals.

  • How does one live on a DRAW?
  • What happens when you beat commission?
  • Can you save up the extra like an emergency fund for those weeks when you know you won’t make enough to cover your draw?

Coach Carl has experience with taking a draw against commission when he used to sell cars. He shares the benefits and stories of living on the draw.


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Steve Stewart

Coach Steve has been helping everyday Americans pay attention, not interest, since 2007 after he and his wife paid off $15k in consumer debt and, using the principles he teaches, they paid off their house in 2015. You will find him using his passion and messaging gifts to create financial education content through speaking, blogging and coaching all over the United States. You can reach him by completing a contact form at