Japan is planning retaliatory tariffs against US exports worth $409 million

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Japan is considering slapping tariffs on US exports worth $ 409 million in retaliation against steel and aluminum import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump.  The government is preparing to notify the World Trade Organization of the plan this week. The move is likely to be part of efforts to have Washington add […]

Rich List 2018: Jim Ratcliffe is UK’s richest man – who is he? What is his net worth?

The Sunday Times Rich List has released their annual list of the wealthiest people in the UK. This year, the richest man has climbed from 18th place to number one in 2018. The man who has topped the list is Jim Ratcliffe, 65, and is one of 145 billionaires to have made the list, a […]

David Beckham net worth: Retired footballer has THIS eye watering fortune in the bank

David Beckham, 43, OBE, is a retired British footballer once listed as the highest paid football player in the world. David, who has been married to Victoria Beckham, 44, since 1999, retired in 2013 after a 20 year long career in the sport. He previously played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy and the […]

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall net worth: How much does River Cottage star have in the bank?

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, 53, is the celebrity chef well known for Channel 4 programme River Cottage. The father of four is from Hampstead, London, and has been married to his wife Marie Derome since 2001. He is a Green Party supporter and is well known for his animal welfare activism. Educated at Eton College and St […]

14 reasons Amazon Prime is still worth the cost, despite the $20 hike in annual membership fees

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Prime will increase from $ 99 per year to $ 119. The new price will take effect May 11 for new subscribers, and current Prime members will […]

Idaho State University lost a dirty bomb’s worth of plutonium

Well this isn’t good. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the federal agency tasked with administering the nation’s supply of fissile materials, announced on Friday that Idaho State University may be subject to fine for losing a gram of weapons-grade plutonium. While the quarter-sized chunk of radioactive rock isn’t nearly enough to generate a mushroom-cloud, it is […]

What Are Points & Miles Worth? May 2018 Monthly Valuations

What Are Points & Miles Worth? May 2018 Values – The Points Guy Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). […]

Win a Mulberry purse worth £280

We’re giving away a Mulberry purse to one of our readers. This beautiful leather purse has two gusseted compartments, eight credit card slots, two slip pockets and one zip pocket which makes it suitable to hold cards and notes.  For your chance to win this Mulberry purse simply enter your details below. The competition closes […]

You can insure TVs, trips, phones, and more — here’s how to decide if it’s worth paying for insurance

  Studio/Shutterstock Insurance is offered by companies for practically anything these days — you can expect an offer to buy insurance for your car, a new tv, and even your airline ticket to London.  Companies seem to be increasingly offering insurance on all manner of things in part because of loss aversion — but more importantly […]

I use Dyson’s $400 cordless vacuum every day — and it’s 100% worth its high price tag

The Dyson V8 Animal Cord-Free Vacuum is quieter and more powerful than just about any other vacuum I’ve ever used, corded or not. With a 40-minute run time when fully charged, the thing can suck up the messes from every floor in the house before it needs to be plugged in again. The vacuum clips into a […]