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
We are a team of experienced professionals, ready to help with your financial issues and concerns.Learn More
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.
Thinking of Retiring Abroad?
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
How long does a $20 bill last?
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.