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.
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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.