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New HSA Legislation Considered: Take a Stance #HSAstrong

Posted by HealthEquity on Mar 9, 2018 1:36:23 PM

A bipartisan effort in Congress is underway to address challenges under the Affordable Care Act, potentially including big improvements to your HSA. 

  • A stronger HSA is one of several measures Congress is weighing to address rising out-of-pocket medical costs for Americans with health coverage at work, stabilize insurance marketplaces used by those without workplace coverage, and help seniors - both retired and working - to manage medical bills.  
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Topics: HSA, retirement, 401(k)

Exposing 7 hidden fees in HSAs

Posted by HealthEquity on Nov 14, 2017 7:31:09 PM

Since HSAs are already tax-advantaged accounts, fees are the largest obstacle to the potential growth of the HSA amounts you are saving for the future. There are a number of different HSA providers in the marketplace and, as a consumer, you need to know where fees may be hiding. Over the long term, it can result in significant losses and missed earnings.

Due to its tax advantages, the IRS has certain rules when it comes to the administration of HSAs. This places HSA providers in a unique position in the marketplace. For the most part, HSA providers want to provide a service to help people, but at the end of the day, they are businesses. And like all businesses, they are established, first and foremost, to make a profit.

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Topics: HSA, retirement, 401(k)

Retire strong with an HSA

Posted by HealthEquity on Nov 6, 2017 11:55:00 PM

Preparing for retirement and old age can be a challenge, but everyone has to start thinking about it at some point in their lives. Many businesses offer retirement plans for employees, but how does an employer choose a plan that not only helps their team members but is also cost-effective and contributes to business goals? The answer might include considering your employees’ health and wealth together. Here’s what we mean:

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Topics: HSA, retirement, 401(k)

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