"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
-- Benjamin Franklin

That gem of a quote is as true now as it was in 1789, and as investors, its underlying truth provides some unique investment opportunities. StoneMor Partners is one example of a company turning one of life's great certainties into a strong business that offers investors stability and yield in a low interest rate environment. That's a combination that's been elusive in today's market, especially when you consider the problems companies in relatively noncyclical industries have been experiencing of late. One recent example of trouble in a stable industry is grocer SUPERVALU's announcement that it was suspending its dividend in the midst of competitive threats and a huge debt burden. In the following video, Brenton goes through the bull case for StoneMor, and explains why it may be one of the best places for income investors to look for yield.

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