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I invest regularly in Kellogg and used to in AT&T until I discovered that every time I sent money to Computershare for AT&T they took a fee. When I send money for Kellogg shares to Wells Fargo Investor Shares there is no additional cost, I guess Kellogg picks up any costs. Where as AT&T let's computer share stick you. I have never been all that impressed with Computershare and dealing with them anyway.

I also have encountered the fact that some companies namely OXY Petro won't even send you a statement until you get 50? or 100? (I forget) shares. So you have no clue where you are with them. Even when they pay a dividend they don't send a statement.

So lesson learned for me is check out what the managing company for the stock you are interested in charges and what their rules of engagement are.

Right now I send money for more K shares every payday, not a lot but some of that pay your self first rule of thumb. I have found it to be painless and have gathered up about 30 shares in the past couple of years and plan on keeping at it until I get around 100.
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