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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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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?

Life insurance after divorce

Following a divorce there are assets that need sorting and life insurance is one of them.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Life insurance after divorce

Life insurance for 457 visa holders

It's possible to get life insurance in Australia on a 457 visa if you meet the eligibility criteria of the insurer.

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Life insurance for 457 visa holders

Hong Kong airport suspends flights again

Ongoing protests at Hong Kong airport ground flights. 

Richard Laycock 14 August 2019
Hong Kong airport suspends flights again

Protesters to slow down Hong Kong airport

How do these protests impact your travel insurance?

Richard Laycock 10 August 2019
Protesters to slow down Hong Kong airport

Car Insurance Renewal

Guide to car insurance renewals.

Richard Laycock 29 July 2019
Car Insurance Renewal

One-way travel insurance

One-way travel insurance Which travel insurance brands offer one-way insurance? When would I need one-way cover? It makes sense to get one-way travel insurance if: You're going overseas and you're not sure when you're coming back home. For example, if you've decided to backpack around Asia and haven't decided when you will return home, you […]

Richard Laycock 16 July 2019
One-way travel insurance
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