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Choosing the Best HSA Account Administrator (& Yes, you CAN Choose)
Wed, 03/20/13 | 46 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 …

The Health Care Cost Article Every American Should Read
Wed, 03/6/13 | 24 Comments
The Health Care Cost Article Every American Should Read

Every American should read this piece on health care costs, from Steven Brill, of Time Magazine. It’s 11 pages of excellent journalism that will enlighten and enrage you, as it highlights the “why” of skyrocketing …

Free Birth Control for All Women? Almost…
Mon, 01/28/13 | 22 Comments
Free Birth Control for All Women? Almost…

There are big health insurance changes coming with the new insurance marketplaces rolling out next year.
Thus far, however, I have not personally been impacted by any major changes to my personal health insurance or care …

How I Scored a Lifetime of Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractor Work for Just $60
Mon, 12/3/12 | 11 Comments
How I Scored a Lifetime of Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractor Work for Just $60

It was a normal mid-summer day. I jogged about two miles in to work, did a few situps when I got there, slaved away at my desk for 9 hours, then jogged home.
Throughout the day, …

Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)
Wed, 11/14/12 | 42 Comments
Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)

Over the past year, I’ve become a big fan of HSA’s.
They are a bit like an IRA on steroids (if those steroids were purchased from tax-free HSA distributions).
Tax free (pre-tax) contributions, growth through investment, and …

HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch
Thu, 11/8/12 | 21 Comments
HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch

Last year, I noted that I had made the switch from a comfortable PPO health insurance plan to an HDHP plan (paired with an HSA), during my employer’s open enrollment.
Open enrollment is going on right …


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