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Qualified medical expenses

HSA, Employers, qualified medical expenses, HSA record keeping, non-qualified medical expense, IRS

A health savings account (HSA) is one of the most advantageous ways to save money for the future, including for retirement. Its primary purpose, however, is to help accountholders save and pay for current or future healthcare...

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Empowering employees to become informed healthcare consumers

HSA, Employers

Healthcare in America is seeing massive shifts from the traditional employer-sponsored plans to leaner, lower cost models, where employees are taking on more ownership of their healthcare decisions.

AHIP found enrollment in...

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Healthcare is one of your greatest expenses: How you can actually save money on it

HSA, Benefit planning, Employers

As a business leader you are constantly looking for a competitive advantage wherever you can. Through improved efficiency or cost savings, the opportunities to get an edge over the competition are abundant for those who know...

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Why CDHPs work for all generations

HSA, Benefit planning, Employers, CDHP

A consumer-directed health plan (CDHP) is one of the best ways for your employees, no matter their age, to not only become more aware about healthcare decisions they have to make, but also to save money for those medical...

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How using an HSA can improve recruiting and retention efforts

HSA, HSA benefits

If American business is the heart of the economy, then employees are the lifeblood. The American worker is the reason why companies continue to function day to day and as an employer, you understand the value of finding and...

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How to retire younger using an HSA

HSA, HSA investing, tax savings, 401(k)

FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) is quickly becoming a new mantra for young workers and it just may be a solution to retiring early. It has piqued the interest and been reported in major news outlets like the New...

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HSA March Happiness bracket

HSA, HSA questions, HSA benefits

It’s bracket time!

No, not that bracket, although some of us may fill that one out as well. Here at HealthEquity we’re more excited about our HSA March Happiness Bracket.

We’ve taken 16 benefits of HSAs (our Savvy Sixteen, if...

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Ensuring your HSA investments work for you

HSA, HSA investing

One aspect of health savings accounts (HSAs) that may be less understood is the ability to invest HSA funds, the gains of which are tax-free1. Some retirement advisors are even recommending maxing out HSAs before 401(k)s...

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How millennials can use HSAs to balance life and work

HSA, HSA questions, millennials

A 2016 survey by Deloitte found that Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1997) “value work/life balance higher than any other job characteristic.” While the definition of “work/life balance” may mean different things to...

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Do CDH plans really work?

HSA, tax savings, 401(k), HSA contributions

The cost of healthcare continues to steadily rise year over year. In an environment of escalating premiums, many employers are in search of alternatives to the status quo. Whether the solution is a lower cost plan or increased...

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