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Richard Laycock

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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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133 articles written by this author

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) mistakes

According to Finder's latest Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) survey, 1 in 10 American adults admit to making a mistake when using BNPL services.

Richard Laycock 10 May 2021
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) mistakes

Finder’s Travel Index

Finder's Travel Index is an ongoing series of surveys conducted in 19 countries to get a beat on the global travel pulse.

Richard Laycock 15 April 2021
Finder’s Travel Index

Energy costs by state

Which states have the most expensive and cheapest energy cost?

Richard Laycock 12 April 2021
Energy costs by state

Most dangerous roads in the USA

Do you drive on one of the 30 most dangerous interstates, highways and state routes?

Richard Laycock 29 March 2021
Most dangerous roads in the USA

Best and worst states to retire

The best and worst states to retire based on affordability; crime and poverty; culture; weather and location; and health and wellbeing.

Richard Laycock 29 March 2021
Best and worst states to retire

Best and worst states for women in the US

How states compare on employment, earnings, poverty, education, health and wellbeing.

Richard Laycock 23 February 2021
Best and worst states for women in the US

Black unemployment rates by state

Finder analyzes which states have the highest and lowest rates of employment for Black and African Americans.

Richard Laycock 9 February 2021
Black unemployment rates by state

Financial infidelity in America

Have you ever lied to your S.O. about your finances?

Richard Laycock 2 February 2021
Financial infidelity in America

Most fashionable cities in the US

Is your town on fleek, c'est chic or just plain meek? Finder explores the most fashionable cities in the United States.

Richard Laycock 2 February 2021
Most fashionable cities in the US

Most streamed show of 2020: ‘The Office’

Hint: It stars America’s favorite boss.

Richard Laycock 21 January 2021
Most streamed show of 2020: ‘The Office’
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