Income investors who seek stability should start and end their searches with Dividend Aristocrats. To qualify, a company has to have increased its dividend for at least 25 years in a row, which is an achievement that few businesses can replicate.
So what Dividend Aristocrats are great buys right now? We asked a team of Fools that very question. They picked 3M (NYSE: MMM), Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), and TransCanada (NYSE: TRP).