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Frequently Asked Questions

The following are frequently asked questions asked of the GIN support team. We will add additional questions and answers to this page as needed. If you have a question that is not answered below, please contact us for assistance.

What is my Invitation Code? 

Your Invitation Code is a code that you will create through the My Account page. This code is unique to your GIN Account and may be distributed to invite friends and family to join our club. Invitees will need this Invitation Code in order to register. Your Member ID may also be used as an Invitation Code.

How much does it cost to join GIN?  

There is a one-time initial fee of $500 (a $100 discount off of the regular $600 fee). $150 monthly Membership dues will begin the following month and be charged to the card on file.

What payment types are accepted?  

• Visa or MasterCard
• Check or Money Order*
• Wire Transfer**
• Join free using Member Rewards!***

*If you are mailing a check for the initial fee, an additional $450 should be added to include the first three months of Membership dues. If you would like to send a check or money order, please include your Member ID and the email address associated with your account. Please make checks and money orders payable to Global Information Network, FDN and send to: Global Information Network, FDN 3 Grant Square #302 Hinsdale IL, 60521 USA

**If you are interested in wiring your initial fee or Membership dues, please send a request to and a GIN Account Specialist will provide the details.

***As a free Associate, if you invite four friends to join as Members and they use your personal Invitation Code, you will have enough Reward points to join GIN free! If you recruit less than four, you are still eligible to use your earned Rewards points and pay only the balance in cash! Click here to join as a free Associate and learn more!

Can I make monthly payments towards my initial fee?  

Yes, you may choose to pay the initial fee over time. We are currently offering a $250 payment plan for 6 months. This includes $100 towards the initial fee along with the $150 monthly Membership dues. After 6 successful payments, you will only be charged $150 per month for Membership dues. A credit card is required for this payment option.

Can I join as an Associate and become a Member at a later date?  

Yes! Associates can join as a Member at any time within twelve months of initiation. After twelve months all free Associate accounts will be terminated.