Here Are 4 of the Safest Stocks You Can Buy Today

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer-goods editor/analyst Austin Smith and editor and analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin points investors toward four of the safest stocks they could buy, period. While the broad market has gone on quite a run lately, we know that what goes up also comes down, and what goes down usually comes up. In times like this, the comfort of placing your money in long-term consistent winners can't be overstated. These are buy, set, and forget stocks that you can invest in today with assurance that they'll be rewarding investors for decades to come -- oh, and most of them pay dividends.

If you're interested in some of these dividends on your quest for high-yielding stocks, The Motley Fool has compiled a special free report outlining our 11 top dependable dividend-paying stocks. It's called "Secure Your Future With 11 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks." You can access your complimentary copy today at no cost! Just click here to discover the winners we've picked.

At the time this article was published Austin Smith owns shares of McDonald's. Isaac Pino has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple and McDonald's. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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