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 NASDAQ, MoneyMag, Yahoo Finance and Travel Weekly. Richard studied Media at Macquarie University and The Missouri School of Journalism and has a Tier 1 Certification in General Advice for Life Insurance.
- Bachelor of Media, Macquarie University
- Diploma of International Communications, Sydney Institute of Business Technology
- Data Analytics, General Assembly
- Macquarie University
- The Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri
- Sydney Institute of Business Technology
- General Assembly
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Amazon Prime Day Statistics
27% of Canadian adults plan to shop the Amazon Prime Day 2022 sales, according to the latest statistics from Finder's Amazon Prime Day shopping report.
NFT gaming statistics
Finder's NFT Gaming Adoption Report looks into which countries are seeing the most game.
How Canada will be investing in 2022
Finder's Retail Investor Sentiment Report polled 39,573 Internet users across 26 countries to see how they'll be investing their money in 2022.
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report December 2021
Half the panelists (50%) Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast Report see the rate moving within the next 6 months.
The definitive ranking of the NFT adoption across 26 countries.
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report September 2021
Majority of economists (87%) in Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast Report believe the rate will hold until the second half 2022.
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report October 2021
Majority of economists (61%) in Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast Report correctly predicted the end to new stimulus as of October 27, 2021.
Finder Cryptocurrency Adoption Index
Finder's Cryptocurrency Adoption Index measures the growth of cryptocurrencies across the world through a regular survey.
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) stats
The Finder Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) report looks into the biggest regrets people have using BNPL services in 23 countries.
Most popular streaming services
Canada ranks 5th out of 18 for the percentage of its population with at least 1 streaming service, with 61.24% paying for a subscription.