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Richard Laycock

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.

Latest articles by Richard Laycock

27 articles written by this author

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 22 April 2021
Finder’s Travel Index

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

Compare life insurance for smokers

As a smoker, you can expect to pay 50-100% more than a nonsmoker for life insurance. Learn more and compare providers in our helpful guide.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2020
Compare life insurance for smokers

Does car insurance cover hitting an animal?

If you have comprehensive coverage, you'll usually be covered after a car accident involving an animal. But there are a few cases where you won't.

Richard Laycock 22 July 2020
Does car insurance cover hitting an animal?

Investing in the era of COVID-19: Finder’s Investing Report July 2020

Finder speaks with investment experts from around the world about what investing looks like in a post-COVID-19 world.

Richard Laycock 6 July 2020
Investing in the era of COVID-19: Finder’s Investing Report July 2020

What does the future hold for investments?

Finder speaks with 33 investment experts about what the future of investing might hold.

Richard Laycock 5 July 2020
What does the future hold for investments?

Life insurance for people over 60

Affordable life insurance with fast approval can help you stay protected as you head into your golden years.

Richard Laycock 13 June 2020
Life insurance for people over 60

Switching life insurance policies

Thinking of switching life insurance policies? Get tips on what to look out for before making the switch.

Richard Laycock 12 June 2020
Switching life insurance policies

Life insurance for couples

Applying for a joint policy as a couple has various benefits including discounts on premiums.

Richard Laycock 12 June 2020
Life insurance for couples
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