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.
Women and Retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
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 compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?