ILAB 90 – HSAs 101, Health Savings Accounts with Evan Prokup of HSAedge

“[Health Savings Account] is a tax-exempt savings account.”

Evan Prokup

Evan Prokup is the man behind HSAedge, a leading website on Health Savings Account (HSA) information. HSA are savings accounts for medical expenses which are triple tax-advantaged and allows holders to lower their cost of medical care over time. HSA contributions can be invested in a wide variety of assets and can even be used in retirement.

During the episode, Evan explains the fundamentals of Health Saving Accounts (HSA) including its aspects and benefits. He also explains the HSA triple tax advantage, eligibility, investment opportunities, and income requirements. This episode answers all the basic questions you have on HSA which helps you decide in opening up an account.

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ILAB 90 Show Notes


Where we are:

Sam – Nevada

Johnny – Nepal

 

Links:

Website – HSA Edge

Email – evan@hsaedge.com

 

Discussed:

ILAB 31 – The Landlord: How I Acquired 485 Properties in 12 months

 

Recommended:

ArtofFX – start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)

Fundrise – start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)

RealtyShares – try it free

 

Time Stamps:

04:35 – How he took interest in HSA?

05:47 – The background of HSA

07:02 – What is HSA?

09:43 – Aspects of Triple Tax Advantage

11:53 – Record Keeping

13:50 – Allowable yearly contribution

17:13 – Who is HSA eligible?

25:39 – Investment opportunities through HSA

30:28 – Qualified Medical Expense

34:30 – Socialization of medical care

37:39 – Investment options for HSA

42:24 – Income requirement for contributing to HSA

45:14 – Downsides of HSA

48:05 – Contribution dates

49:12 – Transfer to a beneficiary

HSAedge.com is a leading website with in depth Health Savings Account (HSA) information. Since 2012, its goal has been to provide clear information to help you get the most out of your HSA. It includes articles and videos that explain key concepts relating to HSA’s,as well as answers to common questions and issues.

 

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