Never trust a Shepard that doesn’t smell like sheep.
I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Tenney who wrote the book “Queen Esther-One Night with the King,” was based on. As a historian, it is one of my favorite movies. If you know the story about Esther, you will know a true example of courage.
His quote, “Never trust a “Shephard that doesn’t smell like sheep,” moved me to make the following additions for 2017.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: To see selecting candidates and setting up a Garden Growing portfolio, I am in the process of starting a small (10K) IRA and plan to explain the complete process for building a 2024 Garden. The trades (real money) will be listed for Educational Purposes. Details to come…
This includes walking you through the “Asset Allocation Worksheet” process. I plan to design two to three sample Worksheets, as samples.
I want for all EOM members to be ready for when the next correction and retracement happens.
Step 1: Go to the “Members Vault” and download the editable version of the “Rules of the Road.” Complete in full for each account. This report details the rules you will follow to reach our financial goals.
I designed the document to see many important points. It is a lot easier to edit than to compose, so I furnished this document for you.
Each option is highlighted in yellow. Simply complete then delete the yellow highlight.
Once completed, make a copy and put in the front of each account file folder for occasional review.
QUIZ: Can you spot what question is missing? Although there were good ideas but were for building a business plan. The account Beneficiary was missing and should be there along with the log-in and password-your call. Of course, this document should be kept in a confidential place.
STEP TWO: To help with the process, today I feature a complete “Rules of the Road” for one of my IRA (Garden Growing) accounts. Here are a few points to view. The original is for your viewing pleasure in the “Members Vault.”
SAMPLE–For Educational Purposes Only
Portfolio-Rules of the Road-Confidential
Investing IRA “Garden Growing” Account Policy Statement
1. Strategy:Garden Growing with a targeted 9.29.2024 harvest date
2. Dividends will be reinvested with zero commissions.
3. After the total share amount increases 50%, then; continue to receive dividends in shares, in cash or to sell covered calls on desired amount of shares.
1. No more than 10% allocation per (CEFs or ETFs) per account.
The version on the website is for 2016. The 2017 version will be finalized and will be available next week.
Enjoy your evening!
David O. England
Plan your work, work your plan, and share your harvest! 1 Timothy 2:1-2
This information is for Educational purposes only. It shall in no event be construed or interpreted as an offer or recommendation to buy or sell securities of any kind.
DAVID O. ENGLAND is the founder of the Eye on the Market-Training Academy and Associate Professor Emeritus of Finance.
This column is presented for educational purposes only and not intended as financial advice.If you have a question or comment, contact David England at firstname.lastname@example.org.