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MONEY FACTS – March 2006

>Don't be fooled by the fixed-rate fibs
Fixed-rate home loans are now a better option than they ever have been. Fixing doesn't suit everybody but, either way, don't let some lenders steer you to their variable loans with their fixed rate fibs!
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>Industry super funds retain their edge
The returns gap between industry super funds and retail super funds has narrowed but industry funds still have the edge on fees
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>Franchise businesses boom
Buying a franchise is a more secure entry into small business ownership and there has been a franchising mini-boom in recent years – here's a look at the pros and cons
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>Virgin steps out into home loans
Virgin Money has launched a home loan and we take an in-depth look at how it compares with the others on the market
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>Reserve Bank agrees with Infochoice on true benchmark rate
The first issue of Money Facts revealed the true benchmark for variable rates and showed how virtually nobody pays the banks' standard variable rate – now RBA analysis agrees with Infochoice!
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