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
Knowledge is power. It’s also the foundation for intelligent, well-considered decisions.Learn More
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.
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Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
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Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.