Dividend investing is really popular for a reason -- it's simple. You find strong companies that aren't going anywhere, buy shares, and enjoy the quarterly (or monthly) dividend payments and the peace of mind that you're buying stable businesses.

Buying dividend stocks can be a great way to build wealth, but it still has its risks. In this video from The Motley Fool's YouTube channel, we explain what you need to know about stocks that pay dividends, why you should be careful with high-yield dividend stocks, and which high-dividend stocks you should watch now!