AFG Learning Center

New Reality in Our Retirement

The Lodge Des Peres

July 14th & 21st
July 16th & 23rd

or Call (314) 266-3190
Course Materials Provided

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New Reality in Our Retirement

Cottleville Synergy Center

August 4th & 11th
August 6th & 13th

or Call (314) 266-3190
Course Materials Provided

Your privacy is important to us and we protect it with industry-standard security measures.

New Reality in Our Retirement

Tuesdays
July 14th & 21st
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursdays
July 16th & 23rd
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The Lodge: Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Road
Des Peres, MO 63131

New Reality in Our Retirement

Tuesdays
August 4th & 11th
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursdays
August 6th & 13th
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cottleville Synergy Center
5377 State Highway N
Cottleville, MO 63304


Meet Your Instructors


Steven Aul

Steven Aul graduated from Ball State with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; he holds ChFC, CLU, and RICP designations and is an Investment Advisor Representative. He is a recognized financial commentator, co-author, radio host, and licensed insurance agent.

Known to his colleagues and clients as a seasoned and experienced independent financial professional, he regularly conducts financial workshops and hosts The Aul Financial Hour — Your Money Matters radio show on KMOX 1120 AM Saturday at 7 a.m. & 3 p.m. Steve has also co-written articles for CNN Money, Fortune, and Money.

Steve resides in Ballwin with his wife, Lori, and their dog, Sophie. His passions include motorcycles, scuba diving, Corvettes, volunteering with local charities, participating in church activities, and spending time with his family.

Mel Brandon

Mel Brandon has been an educator and insurance professional in the financial industry for over 30 years. From 1999 to 2010, Mel acted as a mentor to other financial professionals across the country. Much of that time was also spent as a highly sought-after public speaker and trainer.

Mel lives in Ballwin and enjoys exploring the many cultural aspects of St. Louis. Mel loves to write and create materials used to help people better understand the financial and insurance world. Mel co-wrote the published articles previously mentioned and produces much of the presentation material used in the practice.

Deanna Orf

Deanna Orf is passionate about helping others, especially independent women, become intentional and excited about managing their financial future. After ten years as a self-proclaimed “Domestic CEO” to her seven children, Deanna began her career as a financial advisor in 2007, building a strong foundation of expertise in coaching and protecting her clients. During the recession, she actively worked with clients to ease concerns, identify opportunities and mitigate losses as part of rebuilding their individual investment and retirement savings plans. Deanna is committed to helping others design their own financial road map to achieve the lifestyle they envision for themselves and their family. In addition to financial consulting and advisory services, Deanna is developing educational workshops to engage and empower women to invest in themselves and their financial future.

Contact Us

(314) 266-3190