There seems to be an epidemic of advertisements for funeral insurance on TV over the last three months.
They are usually fronted by some weather beaten old tart with pink jewellery or some washed out ancient actor opening and closing doors in a federation style house.
I guess the institutions have cleaned out all the poor bastards in the index funds and now are conning them into buying fancy coffins and casks for the final journey.
I myself wouldd be happy to be buried in an old banana box, near a fig tree.
Perhaps ASIC should look at this.
If ASIC couldn't protect the poor bastards in life, at least they could help them avoid paying for an expensive death.