Wearable devices are increasingly getting more popular as an incentive employers want to offer to their employees. So it's no surprise then that people wonder if their Flexible Spending Account (FSA) will cover wearable devices like Fitbit or Jawbone Up.
Unfortunately, fitness devices like the Fitbit are typically not considered FSA eligible. Sometimes, a physician might recommend a wearable device, and if you're provided with a Letter of Medical Necessity, you could likely get the item covered by your FSA. [More]
Eye care is an important of your overall health, but maybe not something you think about every day. You could easily use your Healthcare Flexible Spending Account for numerous expenses related to proper eye care. As the Grace Period approaches, you might want to think about remaining FSA dollars, that you could certainly use toward eye care - everything ranging from annual eye exams and prescription eyeglasses, and even contact lenses and contact lens solution.
FSA Eligible ServicesYour Flexible Spending Account can cover medical treatments such as LASIK (laser eye surgery). If you're not sure what else is covered, check in with your FSA administrator, or read the Summary Plan Description. [More]
We're offering free shipping today only on any order less than $50 at FSA Store! Do you have a March 15 Grace Period deadline? Be sure to use the remainder of your FSA dollars now, before it's too late!
Normally, orders over $50 qualify for free shipping, but today we're extending that offer to any order less than $50 and waiving the shipping fee! [More]
The New York Times recently interviewed FSA Store President & Founder, Jeremy Miller. In the article, Ann Carrns discusses the upcoming Flexible Spending Account Grace Period Deadline and provides important information for FSA holders to remember in terms of coverage and eligible expenses. [More]
When it comes to baby health, your Flexible Spending Account can definitely be handy. You can use your FSA for a lot of different purposes - whether it's for breastfeeding, or treating baby's colds and fevers, for proper sun care for your child, and so much more.
If you're expecting, congratulations! If you already have a little one, congratulations! No matter what the timeline, an exciting time awaits you! As you're getting ready for baby's arrival, you've prepared as best you can. Maybe you read many baby (health) books, asked for advice from friends and family, and consulted with doctors to make sure your baby's arrival goes smoothly. [More]
When it comes to your health, it's good to stay on track with your Flexible Spending Account. Because these accounts have deadlines...and because they save you money on your out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, you'll want to remember to the account whenever you can. Whether you use an FSA for medical care, or to shop for everyday healthcare products, your FSA helps you save.
If you're among those who still have FSA money left over from 2014, it's not too late to use the rest of your FSA. It's important that you use whatever is left, because any remaining money gets forfeited (if it's not used by the deadline). [More]
It's America Saves Week! This important week highlights how you can save and manage your finances in the best way possible.
The motto of this week is best summarized as "Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically."
As far as the latter goes, your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) can play a huge role! [More]
Need to spend the rest of your Flexible Spending Account dollars from 2014? If you're among FSA holders who have a Grace Period, you have until March 15 to use your FSA money, or risk losing it.
Trying to figure out how to best use the money? [More]
While healthcare is important year-round, there are some ailments that particularly occur in the winter. Baby immune systems are easily targeted by colds. [More]
Often, when people think about Flexible Spending Accounts, eye care is at the top of the list. As spending deadlines approach, people rush to get an eye exam or shop for prescription eyeglasses to use their FSA.
Many eye care retailers advertise the end-of-year FSA deadline as well, so it's not unusual to see people flocking to the stores. [More]