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The Pocket Idiot's Guide™ To Direct Stock Investing by Lita Epstein, Douglas Gerlach

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Introduction
If you think you need thousands of dollars just to start building a stock portfolio, you’re wrong. You can start with as little as $10 per week or per month using dividend reinvestment plans or DRIPs. You may need to invest a bit more to get started with direct stock purchases, or DSPs, but most companies allow you to make additional investments of $10 to $50 per investment.
So you don’t have to be wealthy or pay an expensive broker to build your own portfolio of stocks. You can build a sizeable portfolio and never pay a commission to a stockbroker. Instead of paying commissions, that money can go directly into growing your portfolio.
We’ll show you how to get started with the basics of DRIPs and DSPs and how to buy your first ...

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