Wednesdays are all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at how dual-career couples can support each other.

Quote of the day

“What makes personal finance difficult isn’t a theory or mathematical equation. It’s the inherently fickle and dynamic nature of life. Even your best planning can be turned upside down in an instant.” – Douglas Boneparth

Chart of the day

Some financial surprises retirees have faced.  (WSJ)