HealthEquity blog

Investing your HSA

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 4, 2017 11:55:00 PM

What are my investment options?

Investing HSA funds can be a powerful way for accountholders to increase the earning potential of their savings. When evaluating an HSA as a long-term savings option, investments are typically an important consideration. Many HSA providers offer access to investments of some kind, but the fees and investment platforms can vary significantly. Employers who offer HSAs through a provider with a well-designed investment option can benefit from stronger employee engagement.

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Topics: HSA, Employers, HSA investing

How much does an HSA cost?

Posted by HealthEquity on Aug 28, 2017 11:55:00 PM

The right HSA provider

Selecting the right HSA provider can be a challenge for employers. Service, features and cost are all factors to evaluate. In this article, we discuss some of the ways HSA providers make money, so you have a better idea of how to determine cost and value for your employees.

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Topics: HSA, Benefit planning, Fees, Cost management, Employers

Can new legislation make HSAs the new 401(k)?

Posted by HealthEquity on Aug 21, 2017 11:55:00 PM

As we discussed in a recent blog post, proposed legislative changes could almost double the amount health savings account (HSA) owners are allowed to contribute annually. Financially-savvy individuals have been using their HSA as an option to supplement their retirement savings for years. An HSA has certain tax advantages that an IRA or 401(k) does not. In this post, we will discuss a few ways that an HSA can be used to create future savings.

 
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Topics: Healthcare Reform, Legislation, HSA policy, ACA Repair, HSA, HSA contribution limit, OTC medicine

Healthcare reform legislation

Posted by HealthEquity on Aug 14, 2017 12:55:00 PM

 

HSAs: The common ground

While lawmakers struggle to come to an agreement on healthcare, one thing remains clear: Health savings accounts (HSAs) have a major role to play. Provisions being considered would strengthen HSAs now and make them an even more effective way for individuals to prepare for the burden of healthcare expenses in retirement.1

 
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Topics: Healthcare Reform, Legislation, HSA policy, ACA Repair, HSA, HSA contribution limit, OTC medicine

Healthcare reform legislation infographics

Posted by HealthEquity on Aug 7, 2017 11:55:00 PM

A path to health and wealth security

House and Senate proposals would substantially increase the benefits available to users of HSAs

Enabling tax-free use of HSA funds to cover qualified medical expenses and save families thousands of dollars in over-the-counter medication costs.

 
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Topics: Healthcare Reform, Legislation, HSA policy, ACA Repair, HSA, HSA contribution limit, OTC medicine

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