My employer’s benefit year starts on October 1st and continues through to September 30th of the following year. With the close of the benefit year a few weeks ago, I thought it would be interesting to look and see how much health care our family consumed last year. Let’s see what I found. Meeting Our… Continue reading Consuming healthcare in 2020
With the annual benefit enrollment period closing at work, it got me thinking about whether I could contribute to a health savings account (HSA). I’ve had HSA accounts with two previous employers, but my current employer doesn’t offer it. Could I still open an HSA on my own to get additional tax savings? HSA Requirements… Continue reading Can I Contribute to an HSA?
It’s that time of year, again: benefit open enrollment. What? It’s only September, you say? Don’t most benefit periods start at the beginning of the year? Turns out, not always. The startup I work for just celebrated its fourth anniversary and the benefits calendar nearly coincides, running from October 1st to September 30th of the… Continue reading The FSA Crystal BalI