Baby Boomers nearing retirement shouldn't get too conservative, as rising life expectancies plus...

|By:, SA News Editor

Baby Boomers nearing retirement shouldn't get too conservative, as rising life expectancies plus escalating healthcare costs force a rethinking of the conventional wisdom of cashing in stocks for bonds. Mark McLaughlin's a list of 14 "stocks with staying power" as core holdings: VZ, JPM, NVS, BA, ABT, RTN, FCX, PBR, CAT, CMCSA, TJX, EPB, BWP, BDN.