Christina takes advantage of her
CHRISTINA, single mom
“I’m trying to balance my home and work life, and all the expenses are adding up. Getting $500 in Benefit Bucks from the Company will help lighten my load.”
Christina’s 2021 benefits
- Christina is enrolled in medical and vision coverage through the Company.
- She also contributes to the HSA so she can pay eligible medical expenses tax-free.
How Christina uses her Benefit Bucks during 2022 Annual Enrollment
Christina is paid weekly, so her $500 in Benefit Bucks means she gets $9.62 per pay period to apply toward eligible benefits.
|Christina’s decisions||Annual amount paid by Benefit Bucks||Per pay period amount paid by Benefit Bucks|
|Christina decides to use her Benefit Bucks for vision coverage for herself and her family.||$245.88||$4.73|
|She chooses to have her remaining Benefit Bucks put into her HSA since she elected the Core CDHP + HSA plan.||$254.12||$4.89|
|Total Benefit Bucks||$500.00||$9.62|
How Christina spends her extra money
Christina realizes she now has extra money she had previously budgeted for benefits. After consulting with an MSA money coach, she decides the best use of these extra funds is to put her extra money toward purchasing an additional 3 days of PTO to help her balance her busy work and family life.