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PPO vs. HDHP Costs & Savings (Year 2 After the Switch to an HDHP)
Thu, 11/7/13 | 10 Comments
PPO vs. HDHP Costs & Savings (Year 2 After the Switch to an HDHP)

This post may be a tad bit before end of year, but now that open enrollment is finally here after being delayed, I wanted to give anyone who is considering multiple health insurance plans something …

Why I will be Maxing out my HSA in 2014
Mon, 11/4/13 | 14 Comments
Why I will be Maxing out my HSA in 2014

Along with the other tax advantaged accounts, the IRS recently announced increases in limits to one of my favorite savings vehicles – HSA’s.
Good news – there was a slight increase in maximum contribution to HSA’s, …

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Basics
Tue, 09/24/13 | 5 Comments
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Basics

I’ve gone in to great detail on health savings accounts (HSA’s), but have paid little attention to their cousin, the flexible spending account, aka an FSA  (oddly, the IRS refers to them as “flexible spending …

Finding Affordable Health Insurance
Tue, 07/2/13 | One Comment
Finding Affordable Health Insurance

$2,569 (or 58%) of the $4,369 in average 2-person household health care costs comes in the form health insurance premiums.
Finding affordable health insurance is a big deal.
And with upcoming changes brought on by the Affordable …

WTF? I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year?!
Wed, 03/27/13 | 15 Comments
WTF? I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year?!

A few weeks back when I highlighted my monthly budget, a few readers noticed a few absent line items.
One gigantic glaring absence, as reader, Jason, pointed out, was the cost of health insurance (and more …

Choosing the Best HSA Account Administrator (& Yes, you CAN Choose)
Wed, 03/20/13 | 38 Comments
Choosing the Best HSA Account Administrator (& Yes, you CAN Choose)

I’ve been on a big HSA kick, since I made the move to an HDHP.
Tax-free (pre-tax) contributions and withdrawals for qualified medical expenses, employer contributions, and growth through investments for the win!
Unlike FSA’s, HSA account …


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