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We will look at the use of stock in personal financial investments. You will evaluate the choices in purchasing stock  via online brokerage accounts (where you can buy and sell stock via the Internet) and the use of dividend  reinvestment plans (known as DIPs and DRIPs) or mutual funds or index funds. For online brokers, you will be  looking for the requirements to open the accounts: costs, minimum balances, and other features. Because most  DIPs or DRIPs are available from publicly traded companies, you can search their Web sites or a search engine on  these plans and their requirements. Perhaps the most famous and useful Web site for these programs is  http://www.directinvesting.com/ . Finally, we want you to compare and contrast online brokerage to DIPs and  DRIPs. Research online trading sites and DRIPS as outlined below, and summarize your findings. Make sure to include a 
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course FIN 2030 taught by Professor James during the Spring '11 term at South University Online.

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