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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.

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.

The Anatomy of an Index

The Anatomy of an Index

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When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

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Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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