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Open Ended Product Agreement - Wade Cook Financial Corp. and Wade B. Cook

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                          OPEN ENDED PRODUCT AGREEMENT

1.   Parties:

     This  Agreement  is  between  Wade  Cook  Financial  Corporation,  a Nevada
corporation  ("WCFC")  and/or assigns and Wade B. Cook, a resident of Washington
State ("Cook") and/or assigns.

2.   Background:

     Cook  owns the  rights  to  intellectual  property  related  to  investment
strategies,  financial management, and wealth management created by Wade B. Cook
("Cook IP"). WCFC through its subsidiary Wade Cook Seminars,  Inc.  ("WCSI") has
been sponsoring and promoting  certain  seminars and materials  relating to said
Cook IP under the terms of a Product Agreement dated June 26, 1997 between WCSI,
Money Chef, and Cook. The parties now wish to replace that Product Agreement.

3.   Term:

     This Agreement  shall take effect July 1, 1997 and remain in effect through
June 30, 2002 unless otherwise mutually agreed between the parties.

4.   License:

     Cook hereby  continues to license  rights in the Cook IP, which Cook either
owns or controls, to WCFC for the purpose of producing,  marketing,  and selling
seminars, audio tapes,  videotapes,  related books and writings, and other works
stemming from the Cook IP on an individual  product basis. This license shall be
a  non-exclusive  worldwide  license.  A list of current  Products to which WCFC
currently  has the  rights  under the terms of this  Agreement  is  attached  as
"Exhibit A."  Additional  works owned or controlled by Cook shall be licensed to
WCFC under the terms of this master  license  Agreement by executing  individual
"Intellectual  Property License Orders" ("IP Order") in the form of "Exhibit B."
Specific  IP Orders  shall be signed  and dated by Cook as the  licensor  of the
intellectual property and by the licensee WCFC (or its subsidiaries, affiliates,
or assigns) in order to be effective. The Term of each IP Order shall be for the
remainder of the term of this Agreement unless otherwise specified in writing.

5.   Royalties:

     WCFC shall pay to Cook as  requested  by Cook in writing,  a royalty of ten
percent  (10%) of all gross sales for  Products  licensed  hereunder.  Royalties
shall be paid  quarterly on May 1, August 1,  November 1, and February 1 for the
quarter ending the month prior to the payment.



Cook shall be entitled to take draws  against  royalties  as agreed by the chief
financial officer of the company.

6.   Marketing and Promotion:

     WCFC shall have the right to promote  and  advertise  Products  as it deems

7.   Author's Warranty:

     Cook  represents and warrants to WCFC that the work is original and that he
is the sole author and proprietor thereof, and has full power to enter into this
Agreement.  Cook warrants that he owns all rights in the Products subject to the
previous  license  dated June 26, 1997 with WCSI.  Cook agrees to indemnify  and
hold  harmless  WCFC against any damage or judgment,  including  court costs and
attorneys' fees,  which may be sustained or recovered  against WCFC by reason of
the publication or sale of any of the Products  arising from anything  contained
therein.  Cook also agrees to reimburse WCFC for all expenses,  including  court
costs,  attorneys'  fees, and amounts paid in  settlement,  sustained by WCFC in
resisting any claim,  demand,  suit, action or proceeding asserted or instituted
against  WCFC  based  upon the sale of the  Product  or by  reason  of  anything
contained therein.

8.   Right to Use Likeness:

     Cook  hereby  consents  to  the  use  of  his  name,  likeness,   identity,
trademarks, and trade symbols, for the purposes of fulfilling this Agreement and
in  connection  with  the  promotion,  advertising,   distribution,   financing,
marketing,  and  production of the Products or  derivatives  therefrom,  and for
general organizational promotional purposes.

9.   Examination of Books:

     WCFC shall make available to Cook,  within 10 business days written notice,
at its  headquarters,  the  financial  books  related to  payment  of  royalties

10.  Disputes:

     Any dispute  between the parties arising out of this Agreement which cannot
be amicably  settled  shall be referred to  arbitration  upon written  notice by
either party to the other. The arbitration  shall be governed by the laws of the
State of Nevada.  Said  arbitration  is to be held in Seattle,  Washington.  Any
award rendered in arbitration  shall be binding and conclusive  upon the parties
and shall not be subject to appeals or retrying by the court.



11.  Attorney Fees:

     In the event this  Agreement is placed in the hands of an attorney due to a
default in the payment or performance of any of its terms,  the defaulting party
shall pay,  immediately upon demand, the other party's reasonable attorney fees,
collection  costs,  costs  of  either  litigation,   mediation,  or  arbitration
(whichever is  appropriate),  whether or not a suit or action is filed,  and any
other fees or expenses reasonably incurred by the non-defaulting party.

12.  Jurisdiction:

     This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Nevada.

13.  Final Agreement:

     This Agreement is the entire,  final and complete  agreement of the parties
and supersedes all written and oral  agreements  heretofore  made or existing by
and between the parties or their representatives.

Executed in duplicate this 20th day of March, 1998.


By:   /s/ Kiman A. Lucas
Name:  Kiman A. Lucas
Title:  General Counsel

/s/ Wade B. Cook
Name:  Wade B. Cook
Title:  President

/s/ Wade B. Cook
Wade B. Cook, Licensor


                                    EXHIBIT A

A list of current products to which WCFC currently has the rights to:


101 Ways to Buy Real Estate Without Cash
555 Clean Jokes
Bear Market Baloney
Brilliant Deductions
Business Buy the Bible
Cook's Book on Creative Real Estate
Don't Set Goals
How to Build a Real Estate Money Machine
How to Pick Up Foreclosures
Real Estate For Real People
Stock Market Miracles
The Real Estate Money Machine
Unlimited Wealth
Wall Street Money Machine
Wealth 101

Publications and Audio and Video Tapes:

100-Fold Return audio tape
180(degree) Cash Flow Turnaround Seminar: 180 Degrees in 180 Minutes video
A Day with Wade Cook
Are we Headed for a Bear Market? audio tape
Behind Closed Doors
Cash Flow System
Covered Calls audio tape
Dynamic Dollars video
Entity Structuring video tape
Fast Start
Financial 4X4 audio tapes and video
Financial Fortress Home Study Program
Financial Jump Start video and audio tapes
Financial Power Pack audio tapes
Fortify Your Income
High Octane Performance Entities (HOPE) audio tapes, video, and special reports
High Performance Business Strategies, formally known as High Octane Business
Strategies audio tapes


Publications and Audio and Video Tapes, cont.:

How to Incorporate in Nevada Special Report
How to Retire in 2 Months
Income Formulas - Cash Flow, Cash Flow, Cash Flow audio tape
Income Generation System
Legal Forms publication
Living Loving Trusts audio tape
Money Machine I audio tapes
Money Machine II-Nups audio tapes
Red Hot Financial Seminars audio tapes
Money Mysteries of the Millionaires audio tape
Next Step
Ordinary People do extraordinary things
Outrageous Returns audio tape
Owner Financing
Paper Chase Cassette Seminar
Paper Tigers audio tapes and manual
Pension Power audio tape
Power of Nevada Corporations audio tape
Property Analysis Forms
Real Estate Record Keeping System
Retirement Prosperity audio tapes and manual
Sail Through Life audio tape
SAIL: Scriptural  Application In Life audio tapes
Second to None video
Seven Strategies to Success video
Special Reports publications
Special Reports, Real Estate
Stock Analysis Forms
Stock Market Power Strategies audio tape
The Corporation Kit
The Incorporation Handbook
The Next Step Video Home Study Course videos
To S or Not to S Special Report
Travel Agent Information Kit
Unlimited Wealth: 101 Secrets of the Super Rich audio tapes
Wall Street Workshop Video Home Study Course videos
Wealth, Riches, and Covenants audio tape
Winning Ways video
Zero to Zillions


Seminar Curriculum and Manuals:

Build Perpetual Income (BPI)
Business Entities Skills Training (BEST)
Cook University
Entity Structuring Workshop (ESW)
Executive Retreat
Financial Clinics
Fortify Your Income (FYI)
Four Days with Wade & Ultra B.E.S.T
Next Step
Real Estate Boot camp
Real Estate Workshop
Super BEST
Travel Agent
Wall Street Workshop
Wealth Academy
Wealth Information Network (W.I.N)
Wealth Information Network Plus
Youth Wall Street Workshop


                                    EXHIBIT B

                                  LICENSE ORDER





Publications and Video and Audio Tapes:

Seminar Curriculum and Manuals:


Name:  Kiman A. Lucas
Title:  General Counsel

Name:  Wade B. Cook
Title:  President

Wade B. Cook, Licensor