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Subject:  IRA vs. HSA? Date:  12/7/2004  5:49 PM
Author:  RBMunkin Number:  43439 of 78168

Hi
The common wisdom in funding retirement is to first fund a 401k at work to the extent the employer matches your contributions. After all, that's free money from your employer. Then fund an IRA. But what about an HSA (used to be MSA) - a health savings account? Here are my reasons for making an HSA a priority BEFORE an IRA. Let me know what you think or if I'm missing anything.