MANY of the postcodes paying the most for their private health insurance are home to older people on fixed incomes that are less than half the national median income.
MANY worry about leaving expensive funeral costs to their families after they die, but do we really need funeral insurance?
PRIVATE health insurers are on the nose. According to research from Roy Morgan, distrust has emerged as a critical issue as Australians feel the pinch of another unpopular increase in premiums.
OLDER Australians will again be slugged with a double whammy on their private health care costs, being forced to pay the government-agreed price hike effective from April 1 while also facing a rebate cut.