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Why Millennials Should Care About HSAs (From A Millennial)

Let’s face it, there are a lot of things competing for our cash these days. Student loans, building up our emergency funds, or, dare I…

Author: Ginny Latham

4 Points Every Financial Advisor Offering HSAs Should Know

Pat Jarrett, HealthSavings’ Co-founder and Executive Chairman, recently had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar for financial advisors titled “How to Use Health Savings Accounts…

Author: James Denison

Why You Need To Save Specifically For Retirement Medical Expenses

If you’re contributing to a 401(k), that’s a great beginning to reaching your retirement dreams. But if you’re not putting money into an HSA for…

Author: James Denison

How To Understand Your 5498-SA Form

Each year, HSA providers are required to send a copy of Form 5498-SA to all HSA accountholders (unless the accountholder took all the funds out…

Author: James Denison

Making Sense of the HSA Testing Period

The testing period is a 13-month period where you must keep HSA eligibility or face a tax penalty. It comes into play in these three…

Author: James Denison

How To Make a Full HSA Contribution If You Sign Up Mid-Year

If you gain HSA eligibility and open an HSA mid-year, you might think your only contribution option that year is to prorate the annual contribution…

Author: James Denison

8 Ways HSAs Benefit Both Employers & Employees

A high deductible health plan (HDHP) paired with an HSA can help organizations cut costs while also providing their employees best-in-market tax savings on medical…

Author: James Denison

Having An HSA Option For Employees Drives More 401(k) Savings

You might think contributing to an HSA would lead to smaller contributions to other savings accounts, but a recent Alight study found that isn’t the…

Author: James Denison

IRS Announces 2019 Contribution & HDHP Deductible Limits

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2019 HSA contribution limits.   2019 HSA Contribution Limits Single: $3,500 (up from $3,450 in 2018) Family: $7,000…

Author: James Denison

How To Save Over $90,000 On Retirement Medical Expenses

According to a recent study from Fidelity, the average couple retiring at 65 years old in 2018 will need $280,000 in non-Medicare funds to cover…

Author: James Denison

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