Secrets of Success

Save For Co-Pays



We have an account where we put an initial deposit of $200, and now put $20 from every paycheck. This account is specifically for co-pays or deductibles. That way if we have an unexpected doctor's visit, prescription, or have to make an insurance claim, it doesn't affect our weekly budget.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • You might want to think about a HSA which is a Health Savings Account that can give you some tax advantages. You keep the money in your account and it should earn interest but it is dedicated and doesn't "expire" at the end of the year like a Flex Spending Account. - by WALKINGGRANDMA

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.