Richard Laycock is Finder’s insights editor after spending the last five years writing and editing articles about insurance. His musings can be found across the web including on MoneyMag, Yahoo Finance and Travel Weekly. When he’s not doing deep dives on data, he is testing the quality of cocktails in his newfound home of New York. Richard studied Media at Macquarie University and The Missouri School of Journalism and has a Tier 1 Certification in General Advice for Life Insurance.
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House fires cost a whopping $7.8 billion in property damage each year, and the main cause won't surprise you.
A Finder poll reveals that 40% of people plan to deck fewer halls this Christmas season. Looking at which gender and country will spend less and impact on retailers, we can expect more 'bah humbug' this year.
We took a stroll down hurricane alley to learn which states are the most at risk for being hit, what time of year is the most active and which violent storms cost the most.
Finder uncovers how much Americans are spending on payment processing fees for political campaign donations, who pays the fees and which companies are benefiting the most.
In the age of #adulting, Finder asks Americans what their financial priorities are and what they're most willing to dip into their savings for.
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Finder speaks with investment experts from around the world about what investing looks like in a post-COVID-19 world.
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