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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

13 articles written by this author

Is COVID-19 leading to a spike in health app usage?

The number of health app reviews spiked by 11% in the weeks following lockdown.

Richard Laycock 23 July 2020
Is COVID-19 leading to a spike in health app usage?

Investing in the era of COVID-19

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

Motorcycle insurance comparison

Want cover for your motorbike? This is the guide you need.

Richard Laycock 17 June 2020
Motorcycle insurance comparison

What to do after a car accident

Would you know what to do if you were involved in a car accident? This guide looks at the steps to take after an accident has occurred, from securing the scene to making a claim with your insurer.

Richard Laycock 12 June 2020
What to do after a car accident

Singapore share trading statistics

The coronavirus pandemic is battering global markets, so how has the Singaporean stock market fared?

Richard Laycock 15 May 2020
Singapore share trading statistics

Global toilet paper prices rise in COVID-19’s wake

The price of toilet paper is on the rise globally, with prices increasing by an average of 3.37% between 25 March and 22 April 2020 from $1.93 to $2.00.

Richard Laycock 11 May 2020
Global toilet paper prices rise in COVID-19’s wake

Digital banking adoption in Singapore

20% of Singaporean adults – an estimated 980,000 – say they have a digital-only bank account, and that number is set to grow.

Richard Laycock 15 April 2020
Digital banking adoption in Singapore

Remittance statistics

We've unpacked the most recently available data from the World Bank to get an idea of how much money is being sent around the globe.

Richard Laycock 19 February 2020
Remittance statistics

Most popular Valentine’s Day movies around the world

It’s February, which means that love is in the air and Cupid is on the hunt with his arrow. But perhaps chocolate and flowers aren’t your thing. Maybe you’re more Netflix-and-chill.If your way of celebrating this season is to kick back at home watching a romantic movie with one person (or more), you may have […]

Richard Laycock 13 February 2020
Most popular Valentine’s Day movies around the world

Travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions

This guide looks at which conditions are usually automatically covered for free, those which are not and what to do if you’re travelling overseas with a pre-existing medical condition.

Richard Laycock 4 November 2019
Travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions
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