Skip to main content
No. of Recommendations: 2
The marginal rate is 19%.

Okay, but compare that to the rate for buying private insurance with similar coverages, and covering pre-existing conditions. For retiree coverage through my former employer, an HSA compliant plan is $1,100/month for me. I can buy a plan in my state (WA) through ACA with similar max out of pocket costs for $700 - $750/month with no subsidies. If I stay below $105k (or so), I start getting a subsidy, and if I drop down to around 400% of FPL, my premium drops to $75 - $92/month.

So to me, the marginal cost doesn't really matter - it's still significantly cheaper than my other option.

AJ
Print the post  

Announcements

The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.