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A Treasure Chest of Resources for Serious Rental Property Investors

"Rich Investors Read" Meetup is a reading and conversation-centered group for those interested in real estate investing as a formal business. But--we're not just about books! Selected titles are only springboards for lively conversations about the REAL world of investing. Bring your stories and your questions and let's share our knowledge. We also take field trips (to observe eviction court, free workshops, real estate auctions, etc.). For beginners to pros. Many resources for landlords, property owners and owners of various businesses related to real estate.

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Need another reason to join Rich Investors Read? CLICK HERE (https://youtu.be/t-V8dg0BkAQ?t=21m30s) to watch JUST 60 SECONDS of this classic video clip (mobile device users should fast forward to the 21 minute:30 second mark). Then join us!

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• Click here (http://www.meetup.com/Rich-Investors-Read/events/) for the full view of our calendar.

• Click here (http://www.meetup.com/Rich-Investors-Read/messages/archive/) to view our "3 Things For Your Tuesday" email archive.

• Click here (http://www.meetup.com/Rich-Investors-Read/about/)for tons of information on member-recommended topics and news trends.

• Click here (http://www.meetup.com/Rich-Investors-Read/messages/boards/) to check out our members only discussion forums (i.e. crowdfunding, wholesaling, etc.)

• Click here (http://www.chicagonow.com/urban-landlady/) to read our blog "The Urban Landlady." (Read a sample post: "Happy Birthday to Our Landlord Group (http://www.chicagonow.com/urban-landlady/2016/04/happy-birthday-to-a-landlord-support-group/)" or "Forget Powerball. Become a Landlord! (http://www.chicagonow.com/urban-landlady/2016/01/forget-powerball-become-a-landlord/)")

• Follow us on Twitter @urbanlandlady for updated info on general real estate investing and Chicagoland market specific info.

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Upcoming events (5+)

FREE Small Business Counseling (every Tuesday) by SCORE

If interested, first RSVP for this meetup then give SCORE a call. Even though SCORE's calendar says this workshop is offered every Tuesday, CALL FIRST TO CHECK FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES. SCORE (originally known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer experts from the business world. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), SCORE offers a variety of free workshops to support small businesses. The description from the website says: "Presented by SCORE • Free business advice • Assistance developing a business plan • • Small business counseling Don’t do it alone; let an expert help you in solving common business problems at not cost to you. Visit the Small Business Solution Station every Tuesday to receive free business counseling, from our trusted non-profit partner agencies. Stop by or make an appointment by calling[masked]. For more information about BACP’s business programs, visit www.cityofchicago.org/bacp." (http://www.cityofchicago.org/bacp.)

FREE Small Business Legal Assistance (every Wednesday) by SCORE

If interested, first RSVP for this meetup then give SCORE a call. Even though SCORE's calendar says this workshop is offered every Wednesday, CALL FIRST TO CHECK FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES. I only show it on the Rich Investors Read calendar once per month to avoid too many duplicate events. SCORE (originally known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer experts from the business world. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), SCORE offers a variety of free workshops to support small businesses. The description from the website says: "Free legal assistance by CEDLP on commercial leases, renting, buying and selling, hiring and firing, corporate structure, and tax issues. Don’t do it alone, let an expert help you in solving common business problems at no cost to you. Visit the Small Business Solution station every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and get free business counseling, legal assistance and financial and loan assistance from our trusted non-profit partner agencies. Stop by the Solution Station between the hours of 9:30 am and 3:00 pm, or make an appointment by calling[masked]. For more information about BACP’s business programs, visit www.cityofchicago.org/bacp." (http://www.cityofchicago.org/bacp.)

FREE Small Business Financial Assistance/Loans by SCORE (every Thursday)

If interested, first RSVP for this meetup then give SCORE a call. Even though SCORE's calendar says this workshop is offered every Thursday, CALL FIRST TO CHECK FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES. I only show it on the Rich Investors Read calendar once per month to avoid too many duplicate events. SCORE (originally known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer experts from the business world. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), SCORE offers a variety of free workshops to support small businesses. The description from the website says: "FREE. Featuring ACCION Chicago, speak with an expert on small business micro-loans and alternative financial assistance. Don’t do it alone, let an expert help you in solving common business problems at no cost to you. Visit the Small Business Solution station every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and get free business counseling, legal assistance and financial and loan assistance from our trusted non-profit partner agencies. Stop by the Solution Station between the hours of 9:30 am and 3:00 pm, or make an appointment by calling[masked]. For more information about BACP’s business programs, visit www.cityofchicago.org/bacp." (http://www.cityofchicago.org/bacp.)

FREE Small Business Counseling (every Tuesday) by SCORE

If interested, first RSVP for this meetup then give SCORE a call. Even though SCORE's calendar says this workshop is offered every Tuesday, CALL FIRST TO CHECK FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES. SCORE (originally known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer experts from the business world. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), SCORE offers a variety of free workshops to support small businesses. The description from the website says: "Presented by SCORE • Free business advice • Assistance developing a business plan • • Small business counseling Don’t do it alone; let an expert help you in solving common business problems at not cost to you. Visit the Small Business Solution Station every Tuesday to receive free business counseling, from our trusted non-profit partner agencies. Stop by or make an appointment by calling[masked]. For more information about BACP’s business programs, visit www.cityofchicago.org/bacp." (http://www.cityofchicago.org/bacp.)

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