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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which advisor Charly Travers and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.

Safety and income are a potent combination that will allow you to sleep well at night and get paid well while you do it. Income-seeking investors have ample opportunities in this market to buy shares of high-quality businesses that have a dividend yield over 5%. We discuss five large-cap dividend payers and pick our favorite.

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