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Richard Laycock

Richard Laycock

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Richard Laycock is Finder's insurance editor, and has spent the last five years wrangling insurance product disclosure statements. His musings about insurance have appeared on Money Mag, Yahoo Finance, and Travel Weekly. When he’s not helping people make sense of insurance fine print, 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.

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Black Friday statistics

Black Friday, a global shopping phenomenon falling on November 29, 2019 this year. But just how many Australians plan to take part?

Sabine Leroy & Richard Laycock 22 November 2019
Black Friday statistics

Defunct types of life insurance

We outline defunct life insurance plans and go over what's replaced them.

Richard Laycock 24 October 2019
Defunct types of life insurance

carsales.com.au Car Insurance 

carsales.com.au is now offering no-obligation, free car insurance for seven days when purchasing a new vehicle.

Richard Laycock 15 October 2019
carsales.com.au Car Insurance 

Driving myths in Australia

Do the police have quotas to meet? Is it legal to eat while driving? Find the answers to these and other driving myths.

Richard Laycock 11 October 2019
Driving myths in Australia

Trauma Insurance Comparison

What is trauma insurance? Also known as critical illness insurance, trauma insurance provides a lump-sum payment if you suffer a serious medical condition. How do trauma insurance policies work? Trauma insurance covers for you serious illnesses, accidents or medical conditions. If you take out a policy and then develop an illness or condition that's covered […]

Richard Laycock 24 September 2019
Trauma Insurance Comparison

British Airways pilots plan to strike

Strikes to take place on three separate occasions throughout September. Will your travel insurance cover you?

Richard Laycock 28 August 2019
British Airways pilots plan to strike

Life insurance or funeral insurance

Find out if you need life insurance or funeral insurance and what the major differences are.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Life insurance or funeral insurance

Switching life insurance policies

Find out why people switch life insurance policies and how to find the right cover.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Switching life insurance policies

Top 10 health conditions that may affect your life insurance rates

Certain health conditions will increase the level of premium you pay for life insurance, so find out here the top ten health conditions that apply.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Top 10 health conditions that may affect your life insurance rates

Do you already have life insurance?

You could be paying for life insurance without even knowing.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Do you already have life insurance?
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