DRIP Investing, Step by Step

by Doug Gerlach

Welcome to "DRIP Investing, Step by Step: A Complete Guide to Investing in Stock on a Shoestring Budget." This is the most useful online guide to investing with dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) that you'll find on the Internet.

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.

Table of Contents

  1. What's a DRIP?
  2. Buying The First Share
  3. Establishing the DRIP Account
  4. The Mechanics of a DRIP
  5. Optional Cash Purchases
  6. DRIPs & IRAs
  7. And Now the Bad News. . . .
  8. DRIP Glossary