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James McCay

James is a devoted husband, father, animal lover and history buff. He studied Creative and Professional Writing at QUT, and is often buried in a book. While he writes on a variety of topics, a personal favourite is cars and all things motoring. James hopes to make a positive difference for readers through his writing.

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Stories by James McCay

Words "road rage report" on red fiery background

13 Feb 2024 15:24

Road Rage Report

Written by James McCay

A Compare the Market survey reveals the true prevalence of road rage, the top bad behaviours on the road, and the decline in civility. See the findings here.

a title card reading "Wealth Age Gap"

8 Feb 2024 17:24

The Wealth Gap Survey

Written by James McCay

Compare the Market examines financial change among the social classes, the impact upbringing and background has on financial habits, and home ownership stats.

21 Dec 2023 15:22

The best holiday road trips in the world

Written by James McCay

A road trip with friends or family is a classic recipe for holiday adventure. Join us as we take a look at 19 famous holiday road trips across the world.

14 Dec 2023 10:39

Most Googled Health Conditions

Written by James McCay

New data by Compare the Market finds the most searched health conditions in Google queries for 155 countries across the world. See the data here.

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14 Dec 2023 10:20

Best destinations for a ski trip

Written by James McCay

Compare the Market ranks 50 different ski locations based on accommodation, length of ski runs, annual snowfall and ski pass price. Check out the results here.

image of cars on road with title card reading "Biggest road fears"

13 Dec 2023 12:24

What are our biggest fears on the road?

Written by James McCay

A new survey by Compare the Market explores how many road users often feel afraid something will go wrong when on the roads, and what their biggest worries are.

12 Dec 2023 11:20

Building costs around the world

Written by James McCay

In this feature article, Compare the Market compares changes in construction prices around the world to see who has suffered the biggest increases over time.

4 Dec 2023 16:04

Most searched car brands 2023

Written by James McCay

Compare the Market crunches the numbers to find the most searched car brands online for 2023. Check out the results and see who takes top position here.

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7 Nov 2023 16:29

Expensive health delays

Written by James McCay

A Compare the Market survey reveals that one-in-five people across Australia, Canada and the USA delay necessary surgeries due to health costs. Read more here.

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31 Oct 2023 15:30

Dog vs cat people: The definitive survey

Written by James McCay

Compare the Market surveys 3,000 people across Australia, Canada and the USA to find out who are cat and dog people, and their motivations behind owning a pet.

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25 Oct 2023 10:54

Which countries have the strictest road rules?

Written by James McCay

Compare the Market goes through the data for 17 countries to find which ones are the strictest in terms of road rules. Check out the results here.

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25 Oct 2023 09:59

The best cities to raise a family

Written by James McCay

Which cities are the best in the world to raise a family? Compare the Market takes a look at the data and ranks 38 global cities based on 12 data points.

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