Super disadvantages and solutions

Kaye had a chat with Loni Cooper at ABC News Radio last week, covering the life-course disadvantages of super, the difficult circumstances faced by many Australian women in retirement, and offering her take on how this may be overcome.

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Are you a woman who is struggling in retirement? What do you think about proposals that may help boost your retirement income?

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