Saturday February 13, 2010
Vita Nelson is the founding publisher and editor of The Moneypaper, a financial newsletter based in Rye, NY. One of the earliest proponents of dividend reinvestment plans (also known as direct investment plans or DRIPs), she is regularly quoted in national publications and is frequently heard and seen on radio and television.
Ms. Nelson previously had founded, and was the editor and publisher of, Westchester Magazine, which she sold in 1980. Prior to that, she made a market in municipal bonds at several brokerage houses in New York City.
Ms. Nelson is co-manager of the MP 63 Fund (DRIPX), which invests in companies that offer its shareholders a Direct Investing plan. She helped found and is affiliated with Temper of the Times Investor Services, Inc., which is the only registered broker/deal organized for the exclusive purpose of opening DRIP accounts for its customers.
Vita Nelson is also the publisher of The Moneypapers Guide to Dividend Reinvestment Plans, Direct Investing, and co author, with Donald J. Korn, of Create and Manage Your Own Mutual Fund.
Moneypaper Inc. is a leading publisher of investment literature and was one of the earliest advocates of direct investment plans (DSPPs, DRPs, or DRIPs). For more than twenty-five years, it has provided quality investment products and services to individual investors.
It is known for having spearheaded the movement toward direct investing. Specifically, it explained how smaller investors participating in the stock market could do so efficiently and profitably by making regular investments through direct investment plans (DRIPs).
The Moneypaper recommends a long-term approach to investing. It offers strategies and provides services to help investors build wealth. It is dedicated to educating both small and large investors about ways to minimize investment risk.
Temper of the Times Investor Services, Inc. (Temper) is a broker/dealer registered with the SEC and members of FINRA. The sole purpose of this brokerage is to provide the initial share(s) required by many companies in order for an investor to join the company direct investment plan. To find out more about the enrollment service, go to www.directinvesting.com.