By: Dividend Sensei
Recession fears are rising thanks to the 8.5% consumer inflation and 11.2% wholesale inflation. Never in history has US inflation gone above 5% without a recession following within a few years.
Fortunately, the economic data indicates the US economy is strong, and any potential recession is coming in late 2023 or possibly in 2024 or even 2025.
There is plenty of time for smart investors to harness the world’s best blue-chips to create the ultimate recession-resistant sleep-well-at-night bunker retirement portfolio.
Today, these 11 incredible blue-chips create a perfectly diversified Ultra SWAN portfolio that analysts expect to deliver aristocrat beating 13.5% long-term returns, just as they’ve done for 15 years.
Combined with low-cost ETFs for sensible cash and bond exposure, you can create a Zen Ultra SWAN retirement portfolio that can help you retire in safety and splendor no matter what the economy or stock market does in the future.
In fact, with just 2 or 3 ETFs you can turn these 11 Ultra SWAN bargains into a Zen Ultra SWAN retirement portfolio that can potentially help the typical retired couple
- generate an extra $500,000 million in inflation-adjusted retirement income over 30 years compared to a 60/40 retirement portfolio
- deliver $4.4 million more inflation-adjusted wealth over 30 years than a 60/40 retirement portfolio
- turn $555,000 in median retirement savings into $6.6 million inflation-adjusted wealth after 30 years more than a 60/40 retirement portfolio
- a more conservative version of this portfolio fell just 16% during the Great Recession, 50% less than a 60/40 portfolio and its worst 12-month return over the last 14 years was -4.5%