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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

571 articles written by this author

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 10 July 2020
Investing in the era of COVID-19

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 7 May 2020
Global toilet paper prices rise in COVID-19’s wake

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

What types of Life Insurance are there?

The term ‚Äúlife insurance‚ÄĚ can refer to a wide range of different policies. Find out what is right for you.

Richard Laycock 10 January 2020
What types of Life Insurance are there?

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

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 under the policy […]

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
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