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DRIPs (Dividend Reinvestment Programs)

A great way to invest systematically in individual stocks is to start a Dividend Reinvestment Program-also known as DRIPs. DRIP plans allow investors to purchase stocks directly from the companies that issue them. Once an account is set up, investors can continue to buy more stock systematically and have any stock dividends they earn reinvested automatically, often with no commission costs.

Setting up a DRIP account is relatively easy. You first need to become a shareholder (by owning at least one share of stock). These sites can give you more information about DRIP accounts and setting one up.

bullet Drip Investor

bullet Money Paper


bullet The Motley Fool

bullet The DRIP Investing Resource Center

bullet Drip Central

bullet - Dividends and DRIPS


bullet CNN Money

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