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Handling HSAs After Death or Divorce

Many health savings accounts have grown quite large and merit careful consideration in divorce or inheritance planning.

A verion of this article originally published in October 2016.

Remember when IRAs were a new idea? Then they became mainstream, and then we began to commonly see them as assets to be dealt with in death and divorce. And so it is with health savings accounts (HSAs). They may still seem like a new idea, but HSAs have now been with us for 13 years, and some of the balances have become quite large.