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How to Approach Taxes in your 40s

By your 40s, you may have settled into your family life and career. You may be caring for a home and young children. It’s possible you have achieved some career milestones, too. If you are earning more, there may be a temptation to upgrade your lifestyle. Long, busy days turn into weeks, months, and years....

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How Old is Too Old to Start an HSA?

As individuals near retirement age, they typically start to review their financial stability—and the continued rise in health care costs tends to be among their primary concerns. According to a report released by Fidelity Investments, the average retired couple will need $285,000 to pay for medical expenses through retirement in addition to long-term care expenses....

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Health Savings Account Habits

We always hear about “healthy habits.” Brush your teeth twice a day, eat your veggies, drink lots of water, the list goes on and on. Like the routines that keep us healthy, there are best practices to keep our finances strong. One example is a Health Saving Account (HSA), a great way to pay for...

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What’s an HSA and Should You Start One?

There are so many acronyms associated with healthcare—HSAs, FSAs, PPOs, HDHPs—it can be tough to keep them all straight. Some are types of health plans and some are savings accounts and a few even sound like they’re the same thing (e.g. Medical Savings Accounts vs Health Savings Accounts). In this article we’re going to talk...

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Is an HSA worth it if you are over 55?

Once you hit age 55 or so your retirement planning shifts from decades of focusing on “save, save, and save more” to scoping out how much income all that savings might generate for you once you do retire. And that can be a taxing eye-opener. Withdrawals from many of the most popular retirement accounts will...

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Why Employer Healthcare Should Include HSAs

Jane has a tough decision to make. She interviewed for two positions and was offered both jobs. She’s excited about both companies. Being a savvy consumer, she’s looking at the overall benefits packages. She knows it’s about more than just the salary these days. Each company is offering a health insurance plan, commuter benefits, a...