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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Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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 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
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
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.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.