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Richard Laycock

Richard Laycock

Senior content marketing manager & insights editor

Richard Laycock is Finder’s NYC-based senior content marketing manager & insights editor, spending the last decade data diving, writing and editing articles about all things personal finance. His musings can be found across the web including on NASDAQ, MoneyMag, Yahoo Finance and Travel Weekly. Richard studied Media at Macquarie University, including a semester abroad at The Missouri School of Journalism (MIZZOU).

Education

  • Bachelor of Media, Macquarie University
  • Diploma of International Communications, Sydney Institute of Business Technology
  • Data Analytics, General Assembly

Educational organizations

  • Macquarie University
  • The Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri
  • Sydney Institute of Business Technology
  • General Assembly

Latest articles by Richard Laycock

20 articles written by this author

NFT gaming statistics

Finder's NFT Gaming Adoption Report looks into which countries are seeing the most game.

Richard Laycock 25 May 2022
NFT gaming statistics

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.

Richard Laycock 11 February 2022
How Canada will be investing in 2022

NFT statistics

The definitive ranking of the NFT adoption across 26 countries.

Richard Laycock 23 November 2021
NFT statistics

Finder Cryptocurrency Adoption Index

Finder's Cryptocurrency Adoption Index measures the growth of cryptocurrencies across the world through a regular survey.

Richard Laycock 17 October 2021
Finder Cryptocurrency Adoption Index

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.

Richard Laycock 11 October 2021
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) stats

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.

Richard Laycock 18 August 2021
Most popular streaming services

Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report

Finder BoC Report: Canada’s Largest Overnight Rate ReportKey findingsEvery panellist (100%) believes the Bank of Canada will hold the rate July 14Majority of economists (74%) believe the rate will hold for just 12 – 18 monthsMost economists (78%) believe there will be some political or economic risk to ending pandemic emergency support programsHousing forecasted to […]

Richard Laycock 14 July 2021
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report

World stock market: How Canadian investors rank globally

Equity markets are an integral component of wealth building, but how many people actually put money into the stock market? To find out the overall adoption rate of equities and the use of online stock trading platforms, Finder surveyed more than 23,650 investors across 16 countries.The results of the Finder: World Stock Market Statistics survey […]

Nicole McKnight & Richard Laycock 8 June 2021
World stock market: How Canadian investors rank globally

Canadian mortgage statistics

Discover average mortgage sizes around Canada and much more with our comprehensive guide to mortgage statistics.

Richard Laycock 16 December 2020
Canadian mortgage statistics

Student loan regret

Furthering education shouldn't be a decision you regret, but 81% of Canadians who took out a student loan would rethink their decision. Those findings and more from Finder's student loan regret survey.

Richard Laycock 25 August 2020
Student loan regret
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