Our Top 10 Employee Benefits Blog Posts in 2018

January 2, 2019

With a new year here, we’re looking back on our most popular blog posts in 2018. See what they are below.

Employee benefits in 2018

2019 HSA Contribution Limits

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are great tools for savings and investment. And the ability to carry over all of your HSA funds from one year to the next is why it’s wise to contribute as much as you can. Check out this blog post to find out what changes were announced to HSA and High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) contribution limits for 2019.

Why Choose a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account?

Participants can save money on dependent care expenses, such as eligible childcare or elderly care costs, when they enroll in a Dependent Care FSA. This post explains what expenses are eligible and how easy it is to be reimbursed for expenses.

HSA Family Contribution Limit Changes to 2018

In early 2018, the IRS released a pair of updates to 2018 HSA contribution limits. This blog post details the updates made to 2018 limits (which are important to know if you’re planning to max out your HSA for 2018 taxes, too).

5 Important Things to Know About Non-Discrimination Testing

Many employers are required by the IRS to perform non-discrimination testing to make sure their plans are in compliance. What employers are required to test, and why is it important? Find out in this blog post.

Information at Your Fingertips with the Discovery Answers™ Knowledgebase

We launched the Discovery Answers™ participant knowledgebase earlier this year to provide another innovative way for participants to get answers to their questions. Find out more in this blog post.

HRA vs. HSA: What You Need to Know

Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and HSAs are great tools to save money, and their perks are attractive for recruiting and retaining the best employees. In this post, we compare and contrast these two popular consumer-driven health plans.

Quick Answers to 10 Top HSA Questions

The total number of HSAs grew 11 percent from June 2017 to June 2018. If you’re new to an HSA or simply would like to learn more about them, this blog post provides answers to 10 common HSA questions.  

HRA vs. FSA: See the Benefits of Each

HRAs and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) FSAs offer similar cost-saving potential, but differ in many ways. Check out our blog post for details on each plan.

Quick Answers to Top 10 FSA Questions

An estimated 30 million FSAs were active in 2018! Find out more about the four common types of FSAs, how much you can contribute to each type and what expenses are eligible.

2019 IRS Contribution Limits Announced

In November, the IRS updated contribution limits for a number of popular employee benefits plans, such as FSAs and Commuter Benefits. Check out this blog post to see what the 2019 limits are.

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