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.
The vast majority of people believe in a religious interpretation of life, but what happens when George Pell was placed up against atheist Richard Dawkins. George & Paul look at the recent atheist debate on Q&A. Have Your Say here!
Remember the chat with the neighbour over the back fence? Things have changed with the advent of social media. George & Paul discuss isolation, connectivity and the changes in new media with Bernard Salt.
How does the way you sleep impact on your overall sleep quality (or lack of). How much sleep should you be getting of a night, and when are you sleep deprived? George & Paul seek out answers on much needed sleep.
Do sugary drinks increase your chances of suffering from a heart attack? What of the energy drinks favoured by the teens of today, are they bad for the heart? George & Paul with Dr Ross Walker and a timely warning.
Are over 50's doing enough to prepare for their retirement? What plans need to be put in place? Just how much should you have set aside? George & Paul with Michael O'Neill of National Seniors Australia with advice.