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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Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
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There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.