Financial Wellness

The County offers several different types of tax savings accounts for employees to voluntarily enroll in. Employees can also plan ahead for retirement with a Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide. 

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Spending & Savings Accounts General Information

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Tax Savings Accounts Benefits and Resources

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Dependent Care FSA (DCFSA)

Limited Purpose FSA (LPFSA)

Compare Healthcare, Dependent Care, and Limited Purpose FSAs with account details and eligibility information.

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Learn more about how an HSA help you get more value from your pre-tax dollars. Available for HDHP enrollees only and must be HSA eligible to enroll. 

Register Your FSA or HSA Debit Card

Register your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) debit cards in order to begin using funds.

Submit a FSA or HSA Claim for ReimbursementReview the reimbursement process when submitting a claim for your FSA or HSA. 

Voluntary Nationwide Retirement and Other Savings Accounts

Deferred Compensation 457B

Start saving towards retirement by contributing to a voluntary Deferred Compensation savings plan with Nationwide.


Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)Defray the the cost of health care after separating from County service with a PEHP account, with varying types determined by Bargaining Unit. 

Other Financial Wellness Tools

Assist to Own

Assist to Own is a program available only to County of San Luis Obispo employees (permanent/temporary). Through this program, employees can apply for down payment and closing cost assistance to help with purchasing or refinancing a primary residence.


GotZoom is a new program that provides you with the tools and support to navigate your Federal Student Loans.
ScholarShare 529ScholarShare 529 is an investment account that offers tax benefits when used to pay for qualified education expenses.

Educational Resources

HDHP and the HSA

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Learn how the High Deductible Health Plan works alongside a Health Savings Account

What is an FSA?

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Review how the FSA can help lower your taxable income and pay for eligible expenses.