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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

30 articles written by this author

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

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

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?
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