After the economy suffered a downturn and my employer cancelled their health insurance program in 2010, I switched to individual insurance and started to leverage the power of a health savings account. Long-time readers will recall that it was not only the awesome tax benefits that made the HSA such an attractive choice, but that … Continue reading A Long-Term Approach For Your HSA
How We Save $1,000s on Health Spending Every Year
When we combine the power of our HDHP and our HSA savings account, we save thousands of dollars every year on our health insurance spending!
What is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?
A few weeks ago, I talked about the benefits of high deductible health plans as a good alternative to traditional insurance. Today, I take a look at HSAs--a big component of those benefits.
An Introduction to High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
When shopping for health insurance, we have the option of traditional "co-pay" plans vs. high-deductible health plans. This is a brief introduction to HDHPs and why they may be the best move you make this year.
Mid-Week Links: Recession, Rental Taxes, and More!
I take a look a three recent posts on whether the recession is truly over, if renters should pay taxes, and investment options in your HSA account.