5 Shares To Retire On
A Motley Fool Special Report
The Motley Fool’s
Five Shares To Retire On
Taking trips to sunny beaches…
Enjoying fabulous food and fine wine…
Relaxing in peace and quiet in a country home…
These are just a few of the things investors dream about when they look over their retirement portfolios.
Whatever your fancy, your retirement portfolio can be your key to financial freedom, and that freedom can depend on the quality of your investment decisions.
Unfortunately, there is no secret to immediate wealth, and building a successful retirement portfolio rests mainly on a savings schedule (i.e. living below your means, so you can put aside a decent amount) that can be boosted by choosing the right sort of investments.
Which shares you put into your portfolio depends on what type of investor you are. For example, how long do you have until retirement? How much volatility can you handle? Do you hold other asset types (bonds, property, or gold)?
However, we firmly believe that companies with healthy balance sheets, dominant market positions, and reliable cash flows should form the core of every investor’s portfolio, retirement or otherwise. The five shares discussed in this special report demonstrate all or most of these characteristics, and we think they should form an excellent foundation upon which you can then add further investments.
Getting the ball rolling…
At first glance, you might not think these five are most exciting of shares, but that’s exactly the point. We’re looking for shares that can form the heart of your portfolio — companies you can buy into and you shouldn’t have to watch every day.
We reckon that a well-diversified portfolio should have at least 15 shares, so there is plenty of room to add some riskier, more exciting shares if you so choose.
And our selection of five shares begins with a giant in the world of consumer brands…
How you could retire with financial confidence
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Disclosure: The Motley Fool owns shares in Unilever, and has recommended shares of Burberry, Diageo, Experian and InterContinental Hotels Group. This report was last updated on 22nd March 2019.
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