All About Me: Is narcissism on the rise? Is the current generation too focused on their own self entitlement and importance? George & Paul with Anne Manne, author of The Life of I, the new culture of narcissism.
Overseas Investments: Foreign investment in housing nearly doubled last year, with high approvals for new units and apartments in inner Sydney. George & Paul on tracking the amount of investment heading overseas.
Busy?: We live in a world where we are constantly 'busy', work commitments, family life, technology. It's not unusual to feel overwhelmed by the pace of life. George & Paul ask, does it really have to be that way?
Budget Backlash: How has the federal budget announcement impacted on consumer confidence? George & Paul take a look at the declining consumer confidence and those who are doing fine following the belt tightening.
Snobbery Marketing? Do snobby sales assistants actually help to sell high-end luxury products? George and Paul speak with the Managing Director of Marketing Focus Barry Urquhart who reveals some secrets to selling.
Faster Broadband: How will the NBN rollout affect people who haven't made the switch before copper lines are disconnected. George & Paul with Stephen Fenech on the changes ahead with the incoming NBN broadband.
Budget 2014: Can you believe that coffee is leading the economic recovery? How retail spending has shifted in the past 12 months and what impact the forthcoming federal budget may have on our spending habits.
Dr Alan Hampson talks with George and Paul about the dangers of influenza and concerns that our young to middle aged Aussies aren't being vaccinated. Are you ready for the flu season? Should you be vaccinated?
George and Paul speak with Dr Ross Walker from 2UE's Healthy Living program about the recent reports on statins. What are the side effects when taking this medication? Here are a few facts you should be aware of.
Treasurer Joe Hockey keeps warning us about the pain coming in the May federal budget. George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about your hip pocket and just how deep the upcoming budget cuts will be for us all.
Do you have to spend money to make money? Editor of The Business Spectator, Alan Kohler chats with George and Paul about the costs involved in seeking professional financial advice. Is it worth outlaying the costs?
Can we become the clever country and not just rely on our minerals? How will the recent slump in iron ore prices impact Australia's budget? George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about our current reliance on China.
Is living in Sydney becoming far too costly? From the huge costs of parking, the constant beep of the toll roads, to buying a new home. George & Paul discover just how we compare to the expensive cities of the world.
What do recent reforms to the Privacy Act mean for your credit record if you are late paying your bills? George & Paul discuss with Chief Executive of CPA Australia Alex Malley what your rights are over credit.
How does empathy allow us to enhance our relationships and appreciate the world from another person's perspective? George & Paul with Philosopher Roman Krznaric, author of 'Empathy: A Handbook For Revolution'.
Why do people still hide their cash at home and what are the risks? George & Paul speak with Noel Whittaker, author of The Beginners Guide to Wealth. What options do we have other than having money in the bank?
As the pollies pledge funding for drought affected farmers, and Sydney finally gets some much needed wet weather, George & Paul catch up with Long Range Weather Forecaster Ken Ring for his predictions.
What is compelling people to join the fighting in Syria? George & Paul speak with Greg Sheridan about Australian's killed in the conflict and the growing number of passports cancelled on national security grounds.
What's behind the recent turmoil on emerging financial markets? George & Paul on the latest market news and future risks with Satyajit Das, Author of 'Extreme Money - Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk'.
What do you really own in the digital world and what happens to you 'personal items' such as iTunes songs, movies and books when you die? George & Paul on where you stand with the law on personal digital items.
If 40 is the new 20, then what are the aspirations of people over 40? George & Paul speaks with social researcher Mark McCrindle about the concerns of those 40 to 65 and their aspirations, what makes them tick?
Did you have a dog as a pet that followed you everywhere? George and Paul with author David Darcy on 'Every Man and His Dog' which celebrates the enduring relationship between man and his best friend.
Concerned about the amount of data collected on you? George & Paul discuss the use of big data from customer loyalty programs. Should you be concerned? Barry Uquhart on just what big business knows about you.
Do you prefer self-serve shopping or speaking to the person at the checkout? George & Paul ask if the evolution of technology has finally taken its toll on offering 'the personal touch' in service and business?
Are people using their credit cards more but spending less? What is the outlook for retailers in the lead-up to Christmas? George & Paul with Financial Commentator Noel Whittaker discuss spending this Christmas.
We all have to deal with real estate agents, buying, selling or renting property. But what's behind the handshakes and smiles? George & Paul on the book Real Estate Uncovered with author Peter O'Malley.
Hollywood studios are hiring historians to find flaws in films that are based on a true story. Do we really need such accuracy in our flicks? George & Paul on the fantasy world of film, and what is a true story?
Have we treated a whole generation too well that the art of discipline has been lost? George & Paul on discipline in our schools, and whether we lost discipline with the upcoming generation of our youth?
How do you stop your body's 'famine reaction' when you're trying to lose weight? George & Paul look at the battle of the bulge with tips for your success at losing weight with nutritionist Amanda Salis.
How is your heart health? Why are you at more risk now than in 2005 if you suffer a heart attack outside of hospital? George & Paul discuss the rise in heart attacks, what should you do when you feel chest pains?
Could we soon be able to use wi-fi enabled devices during commercial flights in Australia? George and Paul look at the safety of turning on our mobile phones and iPads while taking off and landing in flight.
You'll be happy to know that the Earth is not coming to an end. Professor Bob Carter speaks to George and Paul about the recent revelations about climate change. Just how much of the science is political?
Is retiring at 55 a thing of the past? George and Paul speak Dr John Piggott from the University of New South Wales about when is the right time for you these days to consider making the move into retirement.
Tony Abbott was straight to work after his election as PM. Foreign Editor of The Australian Greg Sheridan talks with George and Paul about what challenges will face the new Abbott government internationally.
What is the outlook for Australia's consumer confidence and service sector? George & Paul with Associate Editor of The Eureka Report Ian Verrender on consumer confidence returning under the Coalition.
Constantly forget where you left the keys to the car? George and Paul discuss ways to improve your memory with 3 times Australian memory champion Tansel Ali. Here are some tips to improve your memory.
Want to hear some brave war stories? George & Paul author Ian McPhedran who has released a new book called 'Too Bold To Die' which looks at the remarkable acts of courage by our Australian Defence heroes.
Social media has us all in contact 24/7. Are we more lonely than ever before? George & Paul speak with Stephanie Wood of the SMH on the loneliness epidemic caused by reduced social personal interaction.
George and Paul discuss the way our national politics is viewed on the global stage with Nick Cater, Author of 'The Lucky Culture'. Do we punch above our weight, or are we kidding ourselves we are taken seriously?
Rates are on hold, but International Editor of SMH Peter Hartcher speaks with George and Paul about the global financial challenges that will have an impact on the incoming government post the federal election.
Can you tell a leader by their body language? Expert Allan Pease with George & Paul on the body language displayed by Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott during the federal election campaign and leadership debates.
A recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed that 39% of hospitalised injury is from people who've suffered a fall. Dr Ross Walker from Healthy Living speaks to George & Paul.
Police shut down 3 bikie clubhouses this week, in a bid to curb escalating gang crime, drive-by shootings and illegal sale of alcohol. George & Paul discuss the on-going gang related gun violence in Sydney.
Are your credit cards safe? George and Paul speak to Dr Russell Smith, Principal Criminologist with the Australian Institute of Criminology about credit card fraud and measures to help combat the problem.
Neil Jenman is a real estate consumer advocate and speaks to George and Paul about his new book ‘Help for Home Sellers’. He gives a few of his tips that may well be to your advantage when selling your home.
Our cities may be far away from each other, but do areas of the great southern land have accents? George and Paul & social researcher Mark McCrindle about Australian slang and how it varies state to state.
What gets under your skin when you're a passenger on a flight? David Flynn, Editor of Australian Business Traveller speaks with George and Paul about the many bugbears of the travelling public. Have Your Say!
George & Paul speak with demographer Bernard Salt, who has a new book called 'Decent Obsessions' looking at why it is okay to sweat the small stuff. Bernard speaks about his rollicking obsession with manners.
George and Paul speak with Dr Keith Suter on the situation in Syria. Syrian rebels say they have recently received new weapons that could change the course of the battle against the current Syrian regime.
Are girls more devious than boys when it comes to being a 'bully'? George & Paul look at bullying with Child and Adolescent Psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg and just how to stop the destructive attitude.
The US economy is improving, but how will they adjust they adjust to the end of quantitative easing policy measures in place? George & Paul with Satyajit Das on the US growth and what it means for our economy.
Is the current system in place for granting parole failing us? George and Paul speak to SMH Columnist Paul Sheehan about violent offenders who breach their parole and go on to re-offend in our community.
Security, wealth, status, postcode, career success, what is most important to you to create happiness? George & Paul ponder the question with Social Expert Hugh Mackay and the pursuit of life's pleasures.
George and Paul speak to Lee Holmes who started a petition calling for improvements in the quality of food being served in our hospitals. If better food is served, it saves waste, and is better nourishment for our sick.
Is the iconic Aussie ideal of getting a 'Fair go' under threat? George and Paul with Author Nick Cater on his new book 'The Lucky Culture' about the rise of a new ruling class, the 'outsiders' & 'insiders'.
George & Paul discuss the proposal to allow drivers to make a left turn at a red light, provided they stop first. Dangerous intersections excluded. Should the changes be made, or would pedestrians be unsafe?
George & Paul catch up with Lord Monckton to discuss the uncertainty in climate change and the latest findings. There has been no climate warming in 23 years according to data he has, so why the fuss?
The overall value of music sales increased by 4% in Australia last year. CD sales are strong despite the popularity of digital downloads. George and Paul on how consumers are sourcing their favourite music.
How do you cope with the customer from hell? Barry Urquhart talks to George and Paul about what techniques you need to deal with difficult customers. What techniques do you use to deal with customers?
Who are we as a nation? On Australia Day Demographer Bernard Salt takes a look at our country in 2013 and what trends are being predicted as we move forward into the future with George and Paul on 2UE.
With a busy lifestyle and time poor options to plan for lunch, George and Paul seek out what are the top 5 quick and healthy cafe lunch options. Nutritionist Catherine Saxelby with a few tips on a healthy choice.
Parents needing childcare are turning more toward family members and unpaid care with our busy society. George & Paul with demographer Bernard Salt on grandparents filling the void in a step back to the future.
Has Facebook changed the way our youth communicate to the extend it has created a generation filled of narcissism? George & Paul look at the addiction to social media and the way it is changing our society.
Cancer is a word, not a sentence. Cancer survival rates are continuing to improve in Australia with 66% of patients now surviving for at least five years. George & Paul with Dr Ross Walker on our healthy living.
Australian tourism operators want to employ overseas workers to fill 36 thousand vacant jobs. George & Paul ask if our wages are too low, or do far too many of this generation want to start at the top?
Crime statistics show a record number of drive-by-shootings in April and an increase in service station drive offs by people not paying for fuel. George & Paul look at the crime spree with crime editor Mark Morri.
A2 Milk. How does it compare with regular full cream milk and what are the nutritional benefits of A2 milk? George and Paul seek out dietician, nutritionist and author Suzie Burrell to get the details.
Is the long-awaited recovery in the Sydney property market on the way? George & Paul get the latest with Harley Dale from the Housing Industry as vendors and buyers prepare for the start of the selling season.
Syrian rebels are bracing for the "mother of all battles" with European powers fearing a "slaughter" is imminent and calling for pressure to prevent it. George & Paul on a dire situation with Dr Keith Suter.
Former Assistant Police Commissioner and Author of 'Blood Money' Clive Small with George & Paul on just how dangerous a place is Kings Cross. He says it's time to target all problems, not just transport.
The elusive God particle may have been found, but it could take years before we fully appreciate what the discovery means. George & Paul get a layman's view of the excitement over finding the Higgs Boson.
Another Australian SAS veteran was killed this week and is sadly the 33rd Australian solider to be killed in Afghanistan since 2001. Should we continue to stay? George & Paul with Defence Writer Ian McPhedran.
June typically brings about a mad scramble to get receipts, bank statements and payment summaries together. George & Paul with Paul Clitheroe on tips for tax time and preparing for the 2013 financial year.
With the cold and flu season bearing down ahead of winter, is using hand sanitiser absolutely necessary or will old fashioned soap and water suffice? George & Paul on cleaning away those germs for your health.
Technology is changing rapidly, and so too is access to our finances. From bank tellers to ATMs, and now to the smart phone. George & Paul look at the changes to credit cards and the move to smart phone payments.
Beware what you write on Twitter & Facebook, the defamation laws still apply to what you write. George & Paul on the small amount of immunity afforded until now, but the courts are now catching up with social media.