The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discusses topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin gives a quick look at many investors' favorite dividend vehicles, master limited partnerships. These publicly traded partnerships often yield above 8%, but have a different investing dynamic than other publicly traded stocks. In addition to different tax consequences, the companies have some holding restrictions investors need to consider before investing.

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