CFP®, CRC®, AIF®,
Deane Retirement Strategies
We are fee-only fiduciary Retirement Specialists integrating retirement financial planning with discretionary investment management and retirement income management. We serve greater New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana.
Keith has maintained a contributing presence at Deane Retirement Strategies for over a decade, joining our team full time in 2010. After earning degrees in both Finance and Financial Planning from the University of Georgia, Keith worked as a Retirement Consultant with Peachtree Capital Corporation, an Atlanta-based firm specializing in estate, tax and retirement planning for high wealth individuals. He is credentialed as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP); a Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC); an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF); and a NAPFA registered Financial Advisor (Fee-Only Advisor.)
Keith has an affinity for the on-going research and study necessary to keep abreast of the ever-changing nature of the financial planning landscape, and enjoys applying his knowledge to clients’ specific goals and needs.
When not in the office, Keith spends time volunteering, sailing, kayaking, and with friends and family.
Keith Deane is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Deane Retirement Strategies, fiduciary financial advisors, has been in business in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana for 45 years. We are a team of Certified Financial Planners (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) who specialize in integrating retirement financial planning with fee only, discretionary portfolio management. We manage over $140 million of client assets, utilizing individual stocks, bonds and ETFs. Unlike most other financial advisors, we do not use mutual funds, annuities, or insurance products.
We have three Client Platforms. One Platform for Clients with a portfolio over $1 million. One Platform for Clients committed to accumulating $1 million by retirement. One Platform for 401k Company Plans.
With over 4 decades of experience, our firm is anchored by three active family members, representing two generations of financial advisors. Our Retirement Advisory team-approach insures and provides our clients with long-term continuity of retirement advice and investment management. Our clients are clients for life.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Financial and Retirement Planning
- Discretionary Investment Management
- Retirement Income Management
- 401k Company Plans
- IRA Rollovers
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Wealth Accumulators
- Company Retirement Plans
- Fee Only Advisor
- % of Assets Under Management
- No-Cost Initial Consultation
- In-Office Meetings
- Quarterly Performance Reports
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Keith Deane is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Keith Deane is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Keith Deane is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF)
Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) training empowers investment professionals with the fiduciary knowledge and tools they need to serve their clients’ best interests. Advisors who have earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation have gone through training, met the qualifications, and passed the exam allowing use of the AIF designation and they are immediately able to demonstrate the added value that they can bring to both existing and prospective clients.
Keith Deane is a Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®)
The Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC) certification is independently accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Of over 100 financial designations, the CRC® is one of only a very few retirement and financial planning-related certifications independently accredited by the NCCA.
Keith Deane is a Member of The National Association of Plan Advisors
The National Association of Plan Advisors, an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association, was created by and for retirement plan advisors.
NAPA is the only advocacy group exclusively focused on the issues that matter to retirement plan advisors. This exclusive focus is what sets NAPA apart.
Keith Deane is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)
FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.
Contact Keith Deane
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70163