The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool technology editor Andrew Tonner and consumer goods editor Austin Smith discuss their favorite stocks

In today's edition, Andrew and Austin talk about one dividend stock they'd buy and one they'd sell going into the New Year. As many people make resolutions to get in shape, eat healthier, and be nicer, they often forget that their portfolios could probably use a similar realignment. Don't overlook this company to buy, or fool yourself into thinking the one company to sell has a secretly bright future.   

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