Many investors look for safe places to invest their hard-earned money -- stalwart companies that will grow their nest egg and maybe even pay them dividends along the way. If that's you, look no further than blue chip stocks. These are best-in-class businesses with proven models that have weathered economic cycles and rewarded shareholders along the way.

In this video from our YouTube channel, we explain what blue chip stocks are, provide examples of blue chip stocks, and give you a list of the best blue chip stocks to watch.