Personal finance from around the Web:
- Hospitals and health insurers battle it out over reimbursement rates. Health insurers are threatening to drop hospitals from their networks if hospitals don’t lower their demands for large rate increases. [The Wall Street Journal]
- Members of the American Bankers Association join the legions of lobbyists on Capitol Hill hoping to influence new financial regulations. Bankers are against the creation of a consumer financial protection regulator and want to remain exempt from state consumer laws. [The Washington Post]
- Among the myriad hurdles facing you in retirement, there are two elephants in the room, and most people will have to contend with at least one of them: Alzheimer’s disease and insufficient savings. [MarketWatch]
- Just because you’re unemployed doesn’t mean you can’t continue to plan for retirement. There are an array of options to for people who don’t have an employer-sponsored 401(k). [TheStreet.com]
- Once you’ve said, “I do,” it’s time to split up the personal finance chores. Here are some tips for newlyweds on how to get your financial house in order. [Morningstar]
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