DRIP Investing, Step by Step

Doug GerlachDRIP Central's founder, Doug Gerlach, is the author of five books about investment clubs and online investing, and has been helping individuals to get started in the stock market for more than a dozen years.

Here is Doug's exclusive online book, DRIP Investing, Step by Step, available only on DRIP Central. This guide is focused on helping you get started in the stock market using Dividend Reinvestment Plans, Direct Stock Plans, and other strategies that cut out the middleman or let anyone invest in stocks on a shoestring budget.

In eight chapters, Doug describes DRIPs and how they work, as well as provide advice on the tax consequences and drawbacks of DRIPs. Here you'll learn all you need to know to get started investing in DRIPs -- and be on your way to building a portfolio of common stocks with little or no commissions!

DRIP Investing, Step by Step is completely free. Start reading today!

Special Online Event for DRIP Investors!

January 7-11, 2008: DRIP Central founder Doug Gerlach will lead a week-long online workshop, "Investing on a Shoestring, on StockCentral.com. Learn how to use Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs), Direct Purchase Plans (DPPs), and share-based brokerage services to get started in the stock market for $100 (or less!). Doug will also outline key considerations in picking stocks for a shoestring portfolio.

Sign up for a free 45-day (no credit card required) subscription to StockCentral.com and follow along as Doug teaches you how to invest in stocks. The workshop will be held in the Classroom forum in the Community section of the web site.