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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

13 articles written by this author

Doomsday Prepper Statistics

46% of Canadian adults have prepped for an emergency, but just 4% have prepped for a pandemic specifically, according to the latest data from Finder.

Richard Laycock 16 March 2020
Doomsday Prepper Statistics

How does life insurance work?

Life insurance can help your family recover financially from unexpected loss. Find out how life insurance works and what policy may be right for you.

Richard Laycock 9 March 2020
How does life insurance work?

Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Travel Insurance Finder

Learn about accidental death and dismemberment travel insurance (AD&D), including what policies generally cover - and what they don't.

Chelsey Hurst & Richard Laycock 27 February 2020
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Travel Insurance Finder

Insurance-Paid Upgrade Report

From broken bones to lost engagement rings, many Canadians are willing to put it all on the line for an insurance-paid upgrade. How far would you go?

Richard Laycock 24 February 2020
Insurance-Paid Upgrade Report

Critical illness insurance

Critical illness insurance provides you with a lump sum benefit in case you become seriously ill and can't work. Learn about it and if it's the right insurance option for you.

Richard Laycock 21 February 2020
Critical illness insurance

Most popular Valentine’s Day movies around the world

Finder research reveals the top Valentine's Day films people are watching around the world and the most popular films by country.

Richard Laycock 12 February 2020
Most popular Valentine’s Day movies around the world

What’s Whole Life Insurance?

Learn about whole life insurance - a policy that should last your entire life - and find out how to get the right option for you.

Richard Laycock 23 January 2020
What’s Whole Life Insurance?

Travel Insurance Finder

Discover what's out there in the world of travel insurance and find out which is best for you.

Richard Laycock 15 January 2020
Travel Insurance Finder

Best home insurance

Learn what makes a policy great and what questions to ask when researching providers.

Richard Laycock 8 January 2020
Best home insurance

Black Friday statistics 2019

Black Friday is synonymous with hoards of Americans busting through the front doors of stores across the country. But as far as the Internet is concerned, the US is no longer the top spot for Black Friday shoppers.

Richard Laycock 28 October 2019
Black Friday statistics 2019
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