Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive as you well know. The problem started in the 1960s when companies offered to provide health coverage in lieu of pay raises and other benefits. That’s when people began not caring what health care cost because they weren’t paying. The whole thing has been upside down and backwards ever since.
Health savings accounts could be the answer
Well, fast forward to today and there is a possible solution. As a key part of consumer-driven health care, health savings accounts (HSAs) allow people to squirrel away money tax-free in interest-bearing accounts for qualified current and future medical expenses.
In my HSA guide, I explain what an HSA is, how it works and I offer some links to help you get the most bang for your buck. Get started below, under the ‘related’ section: