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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Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.