Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome to Rau Financial Group in Lake Charles, La. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.Contact Us
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The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.