FSA

Flexible Spending Accounts: Use the Money Before You Lose It

Flexible spending accounts are a great way to save by using pretax money to cover medical expenses -- unless you leave money in them past Dec. 31 and lose it. Don't wait until next month to start thinking about how to drain your FSA: Follow this advice now.

You May Still Have Time to Spend 2011 FSA Money

The benefit of a Flexible Spending Account is obvious: Using pre-tax dollars to pay for health or child care expenses can save you a fortune. The risk is that if you don't spend the cash, you lose it. But you may have more time to do that than you thought.

Time to Cure the Ills in Health Care FSAs

You practically have to be an accountant to manage your family's health care these days. The good news is, some lawmakers seem to recognize this and are working toward changes to one program that should be well received by employers, employees and doctors alike.

It's Time for a Mid-Year Financial Checkup

On New Year's Day, you had plans -- promises to get your finances in order in 2011. Today, check your financial pulse: Where do all those good intentions stand? Ask yourself tough questions then take action. The experts tell you where to begin.

Don't Let Medical Reimbursement Money Disappear

It's a guarantee in our health-care system: You may get better or you may not, but what you will get either way is paperwork: insurance claims, bills, receipts, and reams of forms that stand between you and the money you're owed. Recently, a new industry has sprung up to help you conquer the paper and recover your cash.

Cisco, Westcon to Pay $48 Million for Cheating U.S.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Westcon Group North America agreed to pay $48 million to settle charges they paid kickbacks and referral fees to win government business, and then recouped those costs and more by overcharging the government for their services.