The 4 best ways to use your FSA dollars before you lose them

1) Stock up on health products you’ll eventually need:

• Buy extra contact lenses, solution, and eyeglasses if yours are expiring soon
• Stock up on bandages, wraps, ice packs, heating pads, etc.
• Purchase over-the-counter medicines you regularly use like pain relievers, cold medicines, allergy meds
• Buy sunscreen and skin care items like acne treatments

2) Splurge on higher-end health items:

• Upgrade eyeglasses, get prescription sunglasses
• Buy fancy electric toothbrushes, water flossers, whitening systems
• Get a high-tech fitness watch
• Purchase premium health foods, vitamins, supplements
• Invest in luxury self-care like spa visits, float therapy, rejuvenation

3) Pay for qualified health services:

• Schedule end-of-year doctor, dental, and vision exams and stock up on contacts
• Pay for chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy, massage
• Use for health coaching, weight loss programs, smoking cessation
• Cover alcohol/drug abuse counseling, therapy, anger management
• Pay for flu shots, HPV vaccines, TDAP vaccines, and other immunizations

4) Get specialty health items you may need:

• Buy fitness items like yoga mats, fitness trackers, workout videos/apps/subscriptions
• Invest in ergonomic items like standing desks, back supports, wrist rests
• Get electronic stimulators like TENS units, massage guns, foot massagers
• Purchase programs/apps/memberships for meditation, sleep help, therapy

💥Want more financial tips like this? Join my Newsletter where I discuss money hacks, side-hustle secrets, personal finance, investing, business and more.

👉Join 1 million others by following me on Youtube, Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and Reddit.



I write for 50,000 subscribers. My expertise comes from real-world knowledge, sharpened by 15 years working on Wall Street and Banking.