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What fees reveal about your HSA provider

HSA, Fees, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

In a previous post we revealed some fees that may be lurking in an HSA. In this post we’ll go a step beyond and explore what fees reveal about your HSA provider and their motivations.

Michael Kitces, director of financial...

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3 vital differentiators when evaluating an HSA provider

HSA, Benefit planning, Cost management, Employers, HSA fees

Let’s face it, shopping for a health savings account (HSA) provider is an overwhelming process. Most providers can cover the basics and deliver HSAs that may check all your boxes but act more like a supercharged flexible...

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Three things you should know about HSAs - Part 3: Spending your HSA funds

HSA, HSA questions, HSA fees, HSA spending

Note: This is the last of a 3-part series of blog posts. Previous blog posts in the series discussed contributing to an HSA and growing HSA funds.

In a report last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said...

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HSAs remain a valuable tax-saving option

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

“In this world nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes.” — Benjamin Franklin

With the passage of new tax laws in December 2017, the United States Congress made changes for deductions and corporate tax rates, but...

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Updated April 26, 2018: IRS adjusts HSA contribution limit for family plans

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

UPDATE: On April 26, 2018, the IRS reversed their guidance and restored the maximum annual contribution limit for a family HSA to $6,900 for taxpayers with qualifying coverage. Accountholders wishing to make the maximum annual...

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5 more answers to top HSA questions

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

 Note: A previous blog post discussed answers to the top 10 HSA questions. We will continue to bring you answers to top HSA questions.

This post is part of our ongoing series of articles related to the top questions about...

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More answers to top HSA questions

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

Note: A previous blog post discussed answers to the top 10 HSA questions. We will continue to bring you answers to top HSA questions.

Health Savings accounts (HSAs) can be beneficial for employees as well as your company....

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Resolve to make the most of your HSA in 2018

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

 2018 has arrived, which means many people are making resolutions for the upcoming year. Goals usually include things like losing weight, making new friends or saving money. Some of these resolutions will end before much...

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5 myths about HSAs

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

HSAs have experienced significant growth in recent years. Devenir, a national research company, published their 2016 survey results in February 2017 and found that HSAs assets grew by 22 percent in 2016. They estimate that...

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The top 3 "worst" things about HSAs

HSA, HSA investing, HSA questions, HSA fees

In 2003, health savings accounts (HSAs) were established as a way for people to save tax-free money for qualified medical expenses. Since that time, millions of people have created accounts and benefit from the tax savings...

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