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Health Savings Accounts: The “Secret Sauce” for Retirement Planning

by Roy Ramthun, “Mr. HSA” Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are a valuable tool for saving money on health care costs, but they can also be an effective way to save for retirement. HSAs offer several tax advantages that make them a unique complement to traditional retirement planning. Here are some key benefits of using an […]

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Why Older Married Couples Should Open Two HSAs (When They Can)

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged account that is used to save money for qualified medical expenses, such as doctor visits, prescription drugs, and hospital stays. Similar to the case with Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), older individuals who are HSA-eligible are permitted to make additional “catch-up” contributions of $1,000 annually starting with the […]

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HSA Transactions and Impact to Taxes

Here’s something we are often surprised to find out as we dive deeper into how HSA providers handle this topic:  – most make mistakes when handling reversals. Sure, everyone knows most credits are contributions, and those count towards the annual max.  And here starts another challenge, not all will enforce the statutory maximum contribution limit.  This means, they […]

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