HSA investing pays for more than doctor visits. It could help in retirement

Bray Creech, MBA, CPA, CFP®
Asheville Citizen Times — March 3, 2019

Can you say “triple tax-advantaged” five times fast? Me either. But, now that I have your attention, let me add a triple tax-advantaged tool to your arsenal — because anything triple tax-advantaged deserves an exclamation point (or two). Often referred to as an HSA, a health savings account is a (triple!) tax efficient way for individuals to save for health care expenses. And even though HSAs have been around for a while now (they were created as part of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003), I still find that many people who might benefit from HSAs know little about them.

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10 retirement milestones you should know

Bray Creech, MBA, CPA, CFP®
Asheville Citizen Times — January 27, 2019

If you’re between the ages of 50 and 70½, and one of your New Year’s resolutions is to do a better job of planning for your financial future, then this column is for you. If you’re not quite there, age-wise, this is still for you; with healthy living — sprinkled with a dash of luck — you’ll reach these important milestones for making key financial choices

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