10 Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life

Buy-and-hold investing is trickier than it looks. The increasing pace of technological change means even the most successful, dominant companies have to continually adapt to keep up. In any era, amassing a collection of retirement stocks simply buying the best companies and holding for years can be riskier than it seems. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) was a classic “widows and orphans” stock … until last decade, when GM wound up going bankrupt.