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: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
What can be learned from the savings rate?
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate