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 educational approach takes the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.Learn More
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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.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
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Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?