Category Archives: OptumBank

The benefits of a health savings account

Maybe you’re fresh out of college and struggling to put pennies away for the future. Maybe your career is temporarily on hold so you can raise children, leaving no money left to save. Or on the flip side, maybe you’re a few years shy of turning 65 and you’re happily coasting to retirement. No matter […]
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Why you should invest to stay ahead

You know you should save for retirement, and you know that you’ll likely spend more in medical expenses as you age. But in these uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of questions arise: How much do you need for unexpected expenses? Will you have enough? How can you save more […]
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Avoid phishing lines before you get tangled in a scam

They look legit. They appear to come from a trustworthy company and often tell a story that deceives you into clicking a link or opening an attachment. They’re phishing scams that lure you into giving up personal information that can lead directly to your accounts and potentially identity theft. Phishing scams aren’t new, but they […]
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Help employees connect health and finances during COVID-19

Sending employees home to work. Keeping the lines of communication open. Preparing and ensuring a safe return to the office. As an employer, you are well aware of the endless adjustments you’re juggling as you adapt to the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic. Your employees look to you for guidance. Now is the time to support and […]
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Uncovering Ways to Help Workers Plan for Retirement

Throughout retirement, the average 65-year old couple will spend about $285,000 in health care and medical expenses. One way to funds those costs is with a health savings account (HSA). However, most people who have an HSA don’t understand how their account works or the retirement benefits it provides. This gap in knowledge provides an […]
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The Secret That Winter Aches and Pains Don’t Want You to Know

Do you ever wonder why a slip or a fall hurts so much during the colder months? Why joint pain tends to flare up when the temperature drops? The fact is, we’re all moving a little slower in the New Year, and chances are the cooler weather is playing an active role in our discomfort. […]
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Give Your HSA a Healthy Start in the New Year

If you’re like most, at the start of every New Year, you pull out that infamous list of healthy resolutions: eat better, exercise more, stress less. While it’s imperative to strive for improved physical and mental health, what about your financial health? The New Year is an optimal time to create plans to contribute and […]
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Is financially preparing for a chronic condition possible?

Sixty percent of Americans (150 million) are living with at least one chronic condition such as heart disease, COPD or HIV/AIDS.1 Diagnosis of a chronic condition is a time of great upheaval as an individual and their family members come to terms with it. As a result, they experience many emotional, physical and financial struggles. […]
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