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.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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 better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.