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.
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.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.