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    ANZ Money Saver vs Simplicity Plus + Offset accounts!

    Ok I guess I should try & transfer my Money Saver Loan over to the Standard Variable one as I have about $20,000 just sitting in the savings account doing nothing so really should get that into an offset account asap! I'm just wondering, do I need to wait until I get another loan before I'm...
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    ANZ Money Saver vs Simplicity Plus + Offset accounts!

    The Breakfree package is PERFECT for those reasons alone... but don't you need a credit card with ANZ (something I don't want) before you can get the Breakfree Package. And isn't there a large annual fee to have this package as well?
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    ANZ Money Saver vs Simplicity Plus + Offset accounts!

    I'm currently paying off an "ANZ Money Saver" investment loan and am now looking to purchase a property to live in (for under $200,000 preferably) over the next 6 months. I have about $35,000 saved up in a few savings accounts which I realise would be MUCH better utilised if they were sitting in...
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    2 Q's re: 1st Home Owner Grant / Moving out of home

    The govt website says "Vacant land is not regarded as residential property for the purposes of First Home Owner Grant" so if I were to just read that, then I should be eligible. But as Marg points out, would this also apply to vacant land purchased in the 1990s - does anyone know? It would be a...
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    2 Q's re: 1st Home Owner Grant / Moving out of home

    I'm a current property investor living at home with the folks but am ready to take the plunge and finally move out! But I have 2 main questions to ask: 1. My parents purchased some vacant land in the 1990s and included my name in it. Then in 2004, I bought my own investment property... so...
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