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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Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Certain Uncertainties in Retirement
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.