Hi Rulers, Back in February we invited y’all to write up an essay about Rule #1 investing and we gave away the Rule #1 Cash Flow 3-Day Workshop to the ten best essays from our Blogger community absolutely free. Well, we’re doing it again. Next week, September 7-9 in Dallas, TX, we are teaching a Rule #1 Cash Flow 3-Day Workshop and we’ve decided to open it up to a select few of you to go. This is the real deal $4,995 Workshop that hundreds of students have taken this year all across North America from Calgary to Miami. And we are again looking for a few of you hard-core members of this Blog to get TWO SEATS at this one Workshop absolutely free. Here’s what you have to do to attend: Write NO MORE THAN 400 words about your experience with Rule #1 investing that we can use for testimonials on TV, radio, websites and print. We’ll select the best ten. If you are one of those selected and you can get yourself to Dallas before Friday next week, you will receive TWO SEATS at this $4995 Workshop absolutely free. (Travel, hotel and food not included). Just to be clear, that means that something like 20 of you will be able to attend if you can make it. So get writing because those 400 words are worth just under $10,000 for your two seats. If you win, bring your spouse, significant other, son or daughter (14 or over please), parent ... even an investing partner. A number of our community attended this Workshop in Atlanta and can attest to just how great the education is. If your 400 word essay gets selected you are both in for an enlightening, inspiring, revolutionary educational experience that is totally different than any investing course offered on the planet. Our 80 year old Rule #1 philosophy will be blended with modern technology as my brother, Jeff Town, and our good friend and hedge fund partner, Joey Miller guide you through the Rule #1 Cash Flow investing process. The Workshop focus is on getting to cash flow quickly and safely by providing you with the necessary training and tools to start cash flow investing as soon as you leave the workshop. For many of you this will be a refresher and for some of you this workshop will change your life. Once you understand how to make money with short term derivative trades based on Rule #1 principles, trades that generate cash flow with a very high probability of success, investing takes on a whole new life. For those of you who don't already know it well, you’ll learn my favorite Rule #1 strategy – an options trade with virtually no risk at all. At the Rule #1 Cash Flow Workshop you will be taught to: - Use the Town Toolbox to quickly find wonderful businesses that are on sale. - Employ Rule #1 option strategies to create instant cash flow with over 90% probability of success - Allocate your resources and manage your portfolio - Evaluate the durability of a business - Determine long term Growth Rates - Evaluate the management of a company for owner-friendliness - Properly understand ROE, ROIC, and Debt - Find the true value of a stock - Learn effective charting techniques to enter or exit a trade - Use options to buy stocks at a discount and sell at a premium - Understand and generate cash flow from Rule #1 credit spreads We created this essay contest to give a few of our blogging community this Workshop because your participation has totally earned you an opportunity to take your skill set up a big notch. And we found in Atlanta that y’all are awesome judges of how well we teach and our best students to tell us how to improve what we do. HERE’S HOW TO GET A SEAT AT THE WORKSHOP: If you'd like to get a free seat at the workshop, here's what you have to do: Write us 400 words or less how Rule #1 investing changed your life. [I don’t have all day to read your essays. If you blather along for more than 400 words, I’m going to just throw your essay away without reading it simply because you don’t take instruction well. No, I’m not kidding.] Don't make it pretty. Just make it real. We don't care about punctuation, spelling or good grammar. We can fix all that. We care about authenticity, heart and a personal experience of the Rule #1 revolution. The authors of the best ten entries (selected by an impartial panel of experts - Melissa and me) will receive two seats each for the Dallas Sep 7-9 (ONLY) Rule #1 Cash Flow Workshop absolutely free. [You'll have to get yourself there and get a place to stay, but the $9,990 workshop for two won't cost you a thing but your time and attention.] The deadline for essay entries is Midnight Eastern Standard Time, Sunday night, 2 September. Winners will be notified on Monday, 3 September by 5 pm EST. Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, over 400 words gets tossed with no apologies. If you'd like to be one of the ten, email your entry to email@example.com. Now go play.