Can you legally record your conversations with management? You may be surprised to find that a breach of trust occurs if either party records in secret. John Stanley on secret recordings and workplace misconduct.
Getting a break over the festive season? Now more than ever planning your journey has never been easier with websites and apps. John Stanley looks at the various ways you can plan to get away on holidays this year.
What is your time really worth? Have you ever considered outsourcing your work, and how many jobs can you successfully outsource? John Stanley on an interesting trend in the very busy modern work place.
The way you deal with people via email can tell a lot about you and your business. Understanding email etiquette is becoming an important communication skill. John Stanley on modern digital protocols.
How do you approach the boss when you know something is wrong? Do they listen? In an ideal world we'd have an open ended workplace. John Stanley on focus reviews, and times when the emperor has no clothes.
In increasingly tighter times, brand loyalty is becoming the most important business tactic for organisations, both large and small. John Stanley on understanding how brand loyalty is creating valued customers.
Are women better at handling money than men? Certainly they hold the purse strings in the home, but John Stanley looks at high level investing and how the female of the species is a lot less irrational on shares.
Is it important to dress for success in the workplace? What about those working from home, do you work in your pajamas, or dress for success? John Stanley on the mental approach we take to work with what we wear.
Using social media means your information can be collected and kept, and John Stanley reveals how your shopping patterns are also collected in Big Data. Is this Big Brother in action, and does it worry you?
The cheapest airfares are being offered at the moment, better than anything offered in past years. John Stanley looks at how much longer the trend can continue and how to find the best fares for your needs.
The RBA cut the cash rate 4 times in 2012, taking it to 3.0% from 4.25 per cent. John Stanley questions why those cuts are not being fully passed on when the major banks cut their standard variable lending rates.
Your credit cards could be costing you hundreds of dollars a year and through making simple changes, you could save. John Stanley looks at the high interest rates on cards, and the bargain offers for you to switch.
John Stanley speaks with Peter Martin of SMH to discuss the mining tax and what a mess it has become for the government. He reveals that members of government were kept out of the room during negotiations.
Valentine's Day is the opportunity to romance your future partner. But, John Stanley questions how many go into relationships with rose coloured glasses, and forget financial agreements needed to be discussed.
There are occasional stories of young people creating millions, but how do we encourage more young people to start their own business. John Stanley on creating interest in our young to become successful entrepreneurs.
Analysts are predicting banks may make cuts to interest rates as funding costs ease and media commentators put pressure for the move. John Stanley with SMH finance writer Michael West on surging bank profits.
Thinking or renovating, it comes down to the strength you have with your builder, along with your partner. It is fraught with heartache and financial strain. John Stanley gets tips on building and the contracts.
Our financial market has had a great run over recent weeks but there is still a lot of nervousness about after the global financial crisis. John Stanley looks at what are key investments and a look risks on the path ahead.
Can women have it all? New laws will make it easier for women to return from maternity leave. Nicola Mills with John Stanley about the measures to increase work-life balance & new parents returning to work.
What are you like with money? How did you learn to put away for a rainy day? Were your parents role models when it came to money? John Stanley looks at a program to teach our youth the secrets to saving and spending.
Shares and property and the two main avenues open for investors. What of the path ahead for the next few years when it comes to property. John Stanley on whether it will be the safer haven to invest your money.
How are your finances? John Stanley catches up with Paul Clitheroe two weeks into creating a money diary for our listeners. It appears many of us are spending more than we are earning when it comes to our budget.
The sharemarket is on a huge ride at the moment, but is it time to get back into the market and should we be taking a long-term view for returns. John Stanley on where to invest your hard earned dollars.
Are you left broke with back to school fees and supplies? John Stanley speaks with financial planner Dianne Charman about some simple ways you can save money on buying what your child needs this year.
Rent money is dead money they say, particularly at the moment. John Stanley reveals how it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in almost every city, thanks to cheaper loan repayments and lower interest rates.
Need a new challenge at work? Looking for a change but like the people you work with? John Stanley looks at how you can get a new direction at work, when and how to go about shifting your career goals.
John Stanley is looking at the Money Diary with Paul Clitheroe and you can follow along with the programme with the Money Smart Budget Planner. Click here for the tools you need to track your weekly spending.
The future of employment in Australia and around the world will be in jobs that don't exist yet and industries that haven't been created. John Stanley gazes into the crystal ball to take a look where business is headed.
Retail sales have slumped as consumers continue to worry about the economy and job security. John Stanley with one iconic local store surviving the retail slump as shoppers hang onto their hard-earned savings.
John Stanley has to eat humble pie as he looks at the recent involvement by the Upper House of Parliament in the WorkCover changes. Here's why having a mandate to govern may mean we still need a house of review.
Neuroscientist and author of "Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One", Dr Joe Dispenza speaks with John Stanley about the choices we make to change our lives.