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Surprisingly, the tax savings on many employees’ contributions to a health savings account (HSA) increases wealth by more than a 50% employer match on the same employees’ 401(k) contributions. Join Greg Geisler, PhD, CPA (inactive) for a look at provide the financial planning tools needed to assess HSAs as a wealth maximization option, where available. It also provides the tax-efficient rank ordering that maximizes wealth by comparing contributions to HSAs, Roth and traditional retirement accounts, and 529 accounts, as well as for paying down debts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine when an employee’s HSA contribution increases wealth more than an employer’s 401(k) matching contribution;
  • Gain the ability to rank order investing through different savings vehicles and paying down debts to maximize wealth;
  • Rank all of the different savings vehicles under the federal income tax law


*CE/CPE Eligible: 1 CE credits are available to subscribers with these designations: CFP, CLU, ChFC and RICP. CPA subscribers will earn 1 CPE credits.


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this session.

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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