Category Archives: Healthcare

HSAs Gain in Popularity

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were established by federal law in December 2003 when President Bush signed the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003. HSAs are tax-free financial accounts that offer another way to help individuals save for … Continue Reading

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Health Savings Accounts Celebrate 10 Years

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the creation of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), tax-advantaged savings vehicles created as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act that allow individuals with High-deductible Health plans (HDHPs) to save money for … Continue Reading

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Health Care is a Top Concern for Pre-Retirees

The annual Mercer Workplace Survey of retirement plan participants who receive health benefits found that although folks are more optimistic about the economy, they are planning to save slightly less during the upcoming year. Interestingly, respondents over the age of … Continue Reading

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Is a Health Savings Account Right for You?

Consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs), which include Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), have been part of the benefits landscape for more than a decade. According to the United Benefit Advisors’ 2012 survey of more than 17,000 health plans, nearly 15% of employers … Continue Reading

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EBRI’s 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey: Gender Comparisons Among Workers

Do men and women plan and save for retirement equally? The 21st annual Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) provides some answers. The RCS found men and women are equally likely to save for retirement. Also, women are statistically as likely as … Continue Reading

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