Using HSAs To Attract New Members - Part 1 

About the Podcast

As a new presidential administration begins to make its mark on history, one of the key items facing Americans is cost of health care throughout their lifetimes. It affects the millennial who is transitioning from their parents’ policy and beginning to raise a family. It affects the Gen Xer who is in the middle of their career, raising their children and saving for career or tech school, or possibly transitioning into a role of taking care of mom or dad. It affects the baby boomer who is approaching or in retirement and trying to balance Medicare and other care expenses without the employer medical plan behind them.

As credit unions seek to retain members and attract new ones, the health savings account can be a key outreach tool by providing education regarding its value at all life stages and the tools to allow those saved dollars to work for all generations.

Join Paul Timm, Vice President of NAFCU Services, as he sits down with Steve Christenson, executive vice president at Ascensus, to discuss how Health Savings Accounts can be a key outreach tool for credit unions by educating members on the value of HSAs at all life stages, including the tools that can benefit all generations.

Listen to the second installment of this series here: Using HSAs To Attract New Members - Part 2

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About the Presenter

Steve Christenson, Executive Vice President, Ascensus
Steve Christenson, Executive Vice President, Ascensus

Steve Christenson is Executive Vice President of Ascensus Retirement Products and Solutions (RPS) Group. As Executive Vice President of RPS, Steve is responsible for managing and developing Ascensus' product lines and services, which includes: PC-based software and online technology, education, and resources development, forms and documents, telephone and on-site consulting, and resource materials. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President of RPS, Steve was Executive Director of the company's ERISA Professional Services Group. 

Steve's background before joining Ascensus includes nine years of management experience in the financial services market where he was employed by a large national bank in Minneapolis, MN. He also obtained his Minnesota Life/Health Insurance license and his Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.