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.
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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Options When Your CD Matures
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?