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10 stocks every 30-year-old should buy

InvestorPlace Logo By Laura Hoy of InvestorPlace | Slide 1 of 11: By the age of 30, you should already have nearly a decade’s worth of retirement savings under your belt. If you don’t, you’re not alone -- a recent GoBankingRates survey showed that nearly half of the millennials questioned had no retirement savings at all. If you fall into that camp, keep in mind the old saying "better late than never," because it absolutely applies if you’re only just starting to build a nest egg. If you just hit the big 3-0 and you’ve already been saving and investing for years, bravo, however 30 is a great milestone to look over your investments and rebalance your portfolio with some of the best long-term stocks out there.  Unlike in your 20’s, risk is a much larger consideration a decade later. The market is bound to go up and down, and you have to assess whether or not you could handle a market-wide pullback. Moreover, you want to keep some powder dry to buy on a dip. Income stocks that payout dividends become an important addition at this stage, but choosing some riskier players shouldn’t be completely off the table. 7 Small-Cap Stocks to Consider for the Second Half of 2018  Of course, investors in their 30’s should be holding some of their money in an index fund that will provide conservative growth -- but here’s a look at 10 of the best long-term stocks that you should consider buying if you’re in your 30’s.

These are some of the best long-term stocks to own

By the age of 30, you should already have nearly a decade’s worth of retirement savings under your belt. If you don’t, you’re not alone -- a recent GoBankingRates survey showed that nearly half of the millennials questioned had no retirement savings at all.

If you fall into that camp, keep in mind the old saying "better late than never," because it absolutely applies if you’re only just starting to build a nest egg.

If you just hit the big 3-0 and you’ve already been saving and investing for years, bravo, however 30 is a great milestone to look over your investments and rebalance your portfolio with some of the best long-term stocks out there.

Unlike in your 20s, risk is a much larger consideration a decade later. The market is bound to go up and down, and you have to assess whether or not you could handle a market-wide pullback. Moreover, you want to keep some powder dry to buy on a dip. Income stocks that payout dividends become an important addition at this stage, but choosing some riskier players shouldn’t be completely off the table.

Of course, investors in their 30s should be holding some of their money in an index fund that will provide conservative growth -- but here’s a look at 10 of the best long-term stocks that you should consider buying if you’re in your 30s.

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