Camille Schmidt from SuperRatings talks about some of the benefits of being insured through your super fund, what types of insurance you can get, how to think about your insurance needs, how to compare insurance options and why premiums have recently risen.
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Despite concerns that life insurance premiums inside superannuation are set to rise as a result of new legislation making insurance opt-in for members under 25, inactive accounts and balances below $6,000, there is little sign of this happening.
The cost of Income Protection insurance has increased sharply, but some super funds are bucking the trend.
TPD cover is a valuable part of default insurance inside super. But there are big differences in what funds offer, so it’s important to understand the details.
Income protection insurance through your super fund will help pay the bills if you can’t work temporarily. But it’s important to understand exactly how these policies work.
Insurance inside super can be confusing, but it’s an easy way to ensure you’re financially protected if something goes wrong. Check our 7 steps for taking control.
Insurance cover through your super fund offers cost effective protection for your family if you die. Here’s a simple guide to death cover, with a checklist of issues you need to consider
The cover is much harder to claim if you’re unemployed, casual or part-time, because of the ‘activities of daily living’ test.
People working casually, part-time or in ‘hazardous’ jobs may be paying for junk total and permanent disability insurance.
Many Australians are still stuck in insurance processing hell.