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.