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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

35 articles written by this author

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

Most popular streaming services

Canada ranks 5th out of 18 for the percentage of its population with at least one streaming service, with 61.24% paying for a subscription.

Richard Laycock 18 August 2021
Most popular streaming services

Dogecoin (DOGE) price prediction 2021

Where is the price of Dogecoin headed in 2021 and beyond, and what are the factors affecting the value of this iconic cryptocurrency?

Tim Falk & Richard Laycock 29 July 2021
Dogecoin (DOGE) price prediction 2021

Ethereum (ETH) price prediction 2021

What affects the value of Ethereum (ETH) and how might the price of ETH fluctuate in the year ahead? Find out in this comprehensive guide.

Tim Falk & Richard Laycock 21 July 2021
Ethereum (ETH) price prediction 2021

Car loan statistics

Since July 2016, Canada has owed on average $2.8 billion per year in car loans, with lenders advancing $4.1 billion in July of 2020. Find out more about the state of car loans in Canada.

Nicole McKnight & Richard Laycock 21 July 2021
Car loan statistics

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

Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report June 2021

Economists forecast a rate hold on June 9 with majority (55%) believe the rate will hold for just 12 - 18 months

Richard Laycock 8 June 2021
Bank of Canada interest rate forecast report June 2021

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
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