Friday, September 12, 2008

The Health Scare Lurking in Your Retirement Plan

This is a good primer on Health Savings Accounts and how they can help you save for retirement and retirement health care. I support these accounts and actually have one myself. It is amazing how different you think about health care when you are actually footing some of the costs directly. Having said that, HSA's must be well understood before buying into them. They are a little complicated at first, but once you understand them they can be a great tool.

If your employer offers an HSA, look into it. If you're a client of mine and would like help making the decision of whether to utilize one, lets talk.

Scott Dauenhauer, CFP, MSFP, AIF