Author: Richard Siegel, CFP®

Richard Siegel, CFP®

Richard Siegel, CFP®
Managing Partner Richard Siegel is co-founder and Managing Partner of ARQ Wealth Advisors, LLC. He is a financial advisor with 21 years of asset management and financial planning experience. Richard is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany where he earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology/Business Administration in 1991. He holds the professional designation of Certified Financial Planner™, which he earned in 2001. Prior to founding ARQ Wealth Advisors, Richard held the position of Senior Financial Planner with The Vanguard Group. In this role, Richard specialized in developing investment, retirement, and estate planning solutions for affluent investors including officers of Fortune 500 companies and Dot.com millionaires. Richard is originally from New York and relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona in 1995, where he currently lives with his wife and two daughters. He is a self proclaimed numbers geek and loves creating wealth for his clients and helping them achieve their financial goals.
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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q3 2019 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
October 28, 2019

The past three months in the capital markets have been nothing short of remarkable. With the yield curve finally inverting, the trade war with China[…]

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q2 2019 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
August 05, 2019

With the brutal equity market drop at the end of 2018 in the rear-view mirror, the equity markets in the first half of 2019 have been nothing short[…]

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q1 2019 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 23, 2019

To quote part of the famous 1970s Alka Seltzer jingle … “Oh what a relief it is.”

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q4 2018 Commentary: Year in Review

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
January 23, 2019

The year 2018 was a year that nothing worked. Almost every type of investment delivered returns in the red. More specifically, 90 percent of asset[…]

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q3 2018 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
October 15, 2018

The third quarter of 2018 saw strong 7 percent returns for U.S. stocks and with significantly less volatility than we experienced during the first[…]

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1Q 2018 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 16, 2018

The first three months of 2018 diametrically opposed what investors experienced just a few short months ago. 

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4Q 2017 Commentary: Year in Review

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
January 11, 2018

2017 was a very strong year for capital markets worldwide. From the get-go, both equity and fixed income markets advanced upward in a deliberate[…]

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3Q 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
October 16, 2017

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2Q 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
July 27, 2017

The second quarter of the year could simply be characterized as “more of the same.”

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Q1 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 11, 2017

Donald Trump’s election win last year was one for the history books. Political and financial news pundits had a field day attempting to explain away[…]

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