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Vanguard Health Savings Account options

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If in doubt, please send a new question or ask for an update.

Q: I Want to open a Health Savings Account with Vanguard options. Will I be able to monitor this account online? Is there switching between mutual funds?

A: The administrator of the Vanguard HSA funds is actually a small independent firm not yet well equipped for active mutual fund traders. There is no online account access at this time. There are no restrictions on switching finds; just realize that all transactions must be done the old-fashioned way in writing. Service request forms are included with your new account kit. See for The "Health Savings Administrators Inc." account application and more information about investment options.


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