Choosing the best mutual funds for retirement is a subjective exercise in investment selection — which is to say that each individual investor will have unique objectives they need to meet.
Therefore the best funds to buy in retirement will look different for each investor. However, retirees looking for the best funds for their nest eggs typically have one to three common investment objectives that need to be met during the stages of retirement.
These three objectives can be viewed as three separate buckets:
We’ve put together a list of the 10 best mutual funds for retirement keeping all three of these retirement objectives in mind. They cover a score of categories, and are generally considered among the top options in their categories.
Prices and data are from the original InvestorPlace story published on May 24, 2017. Click on ticker-symbol links in each slide for current prices and more.