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Rising Healthcare Costs and the Great Resignation

Lively · June 14, 2022 · 2 min read

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As Americans contend with rising prices, economic volatility, and ongoing stress and burnout, how can employer-sponsored benefits help? In this climate, where employees are quitting their jobs in record numbers, healthcare has emerged as the most important benefit that employers can offer. It is also a benefit that can help employers hire and retain talented employees amidst the Great Resignation.

Lively’s report, Benefits and the Great Resignation, our third annual Wellness and Wealth Report, examines the role workplace benefits play in Americans’ lives. It enables brokers, benefit consultants, and employers to understand the needs of Americans and offer a competitive benefits package.

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The report offers insights into:

  • How rising healthcare costs are preventing the majority of Americans from achieving their financial goals

  • Why healthcare is the most important benefit that employers can offer and top of mind for employees when switching jobs

  • The gaps in access to mental health care, despite increased focus

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The report outlines action items brokers, benefit consultants, and employers can take to remain competitive and help Americans meet their financial and wellness goals by:

  • Offering a holistic financial wellness benefits package

  • Selecting benefits platforms based on education and ease of use

  • Investing in benefits education

  • Giving employees options for accessing and paying for mental health care

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For deeper insights into Americans’ understanding of healthcare and benefits, and how brokers, consultants, and employers can better position their benefits offering and help boost hiring and retention, download the report.



Lively is the modern HSA experience built for—and by—those seeking stability in the ever-shifting healthcare landscape. By harnessing modern innovation and deep industry expertise, Lively is committed to bridging today’s savings with tomorrow’s unknowns. Unlike traditional institutions hindered by bureaucracy, Lively’s commitment extends beyond initial set up to providing dedicated, ongoing support and education for every step. So each HSA can reach its maximum potential with minimal headache.

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2023 and 2024 HSA Maximum Contribution Limits

Lively · May 16, 2023 · 3 min read

On May 16, 2023 the Internal Revenue Service announced the HSA contribution limits for 2024. For 2024 HSA-eligible account holders are allowed to contribute: $4,150 for individual coverage and $8,300 for family coverage. If you are 55 years or older, you’re still eligible to contribute an extra $1,000 catch-up contribution.

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What is the Difference Between a Flexible Spending Account and a Health Savings Account?

Lauren Hargrave · February 9, 2024 · 12 min read

A Health Savings Account (HSA) and Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) provide up to 30% savings on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. That’s good news. Except you can’t contribute to an HSA and Healthcare FSA at the same time. So what if your employer offers both benefits? How do you choose which account type is best for you? Let’s explore the advantages of each to help you decide which wins in HSA vs FSA.

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Ways Health Savings Account Matching Benefits Employers

Lauren Hargrave · October 13, 2023 · 7 min read

Employers need employees to adopt and engage with their benefits and one way to encourage employees to adopt and contribute to (i.e. engage with) an HSA, is for employers to match employees’ contributions.

Disclaimer: the content presented in this article are for informational purposes only, and is not, and must not be considered tax, investment, legal, accounting or financial planning advice, nor a recommendation as to a specific course of action. Investors should consult all available information, including fund prospectuses, and consult with appropriate tax, investment, accounting, legal, and accounting professionals, as appropriate, before making any investment or utilizing any financial planning strategy.



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