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Nearing Retirement? These Stocks Are as Safe as They Come

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Nearing Retirement? These Stocks Are as Safe as They Come
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After all, you could be retired for 25 to 30 years or more, and over such a long time frame, it would be good to have at least some, if not much, of your portfolio in the kind of asset that's arguably the best at building wealth. Just about everyone is familiar with Walmart (NYSE: WMT). Despite its massive size, Walmart is still capable of growing at a respectable clip: In its fiscal third quarter, sales at stores open for more than a year jumped by 9% year over year, with grocery sales rising by 10% as the discounter took market share from traditional supermarkets.