This page provides information about insurance and superannuation issues women may need assistance with.  You can find more information by going to the MoneySmart website and searching ‘insurance’, ‘funerals’ and ‘superannuation’.

‘The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association estimates that someone who takes out funeral insurance at age 50 could hand over $140,000 in premiums by the time they turn 90 – enough to pay for a funeral five times over’ (SMH, Fatal Mistakes, 19 October 2011).