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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.

Latest articles by Richard Laycock

41 articles written by this author

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.

Richard Laycock 26 June 2022
Amazon Prime Day Statistics

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

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.

Richard Laycock 7 December 2021
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report December 2021

NFT statistics 2021

Finder polled over 28,000 people in an online survey across 20 countries to compare NFT ownership and found that Canada ranks 6th last for NFT adoption.

Richard Laycock 23 November 2021
NFT statistics 2021

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.

Richard Laycock 27 October 2021
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report September 2021

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.

Richard Laycock 25 October 2021
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report October 2021

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
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