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Approximately 5 years ago, I started a DRiP with Quaker Oats and had sent about 2 OCP's when they changed to a hih fee DRiP. This was my first lesson in brutal world of low finance. I kept my measely 5.4 shares in the account for quite a while making them send me the dividends via US mail. I know, that was petty but it did give me a small measure of satisfaction. I sold the shares through the plan and never looked back.

I feel lucky that this is my "horror" story and I still love to DRiP.

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