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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Getting a Head Start on College Savings
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Thinking of Retiring Abroad?
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What does your home really cost?