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Trusted. Caring. Dedicated. Experienced.

Our team of experts provides clients with our custom-tailored Inspire Wealth management process → wealth management = financial consulting + advanced planning + relationship management.


At Inspire Wealth, we believe in the following Core Values:

  • TRUST as the foundation for a professional relationship
  • INTEGRITY in all actions
  • PARTNERSHIP with clients in an ongoing plan that changes with their unique needs and priorities
  • We value EDUCATION and want to arm our clients with the best advice and resources to make well-informed decisions
  • We believe in the importance of instilling CONFIDENCE so that our clients have peace of mind
  • We demonstrate CARE for our clients and treat them like family.
  • We truly serve only the BEST INTEREST OF OUR CLIENTS


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Nick Bour CLTC®

Founder & CEO, Wealth Partner

Nick Bour CLTC®

Founder & CEO, Wealth Partner


Nick has been in the financial services industry for nineteen years. His passion for the industry was weighted primarily in the ability to work directly with families and businesses in a way that would truly impact their lives and the generations that follow them. After working across several major companies throughout his career, Nick decided to build his own firm to fully realize his vision for a business model that would arm clients with the knowledge and tools to plan for their tomorrow.

Nick takes an educational approach to financial planning. He aims to lead his clients down the right path while providing a complete picture of the road ahead. Part of his comprehensive process involves his team members and the unique skills they offer to best serve the clients of Inspire Wealth. In addition to providing clear action steps, Nick encourages his clients to use their wealth as a tool to create memories along with a legacy enjoying the wealth they have built with their loved ones now and creating lasting memories before leaving it behind for future generations to inherit.

When it comes to making memories and family values, Nick likes to practice what he preaches. He and Jen, his wife of seventeen years, enjoy spending time at their family cottage on Long Lake with their two children, Maddy and Olivia. They enjoy all sorts of quality time, from off-roading on the trails to relaxing sunsets. For Nick, helping his clients achieve the comfort and confidence to enjoy their wealth with their family, as he does, is his life's greatest passion.

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Steve Livingway, MA

Director of Education & Wealth Partner

Steve Livingway, MA

Director of Education & Wealth Partner


Steve began his career as an educator, teaching English and social studies before becoming the principal of Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek. Delivering high-quality education for over thirty years prepared Steve for the second phase of his career with Inspire Wealth, where his focus remains on education. Steve takes great pride in his responsibility to provide the best information, resources, and guidance possible for clients to make thoughtful and well-informed decisions for their financial future. His natural spark for helping others along with his extensive educational background makes him a perfect fit for explaining and implementing complex ideas and concepts while providing clarity to clients regarding their financial picture and the steps ahead.

Along with the client services that Steve offers at Inspire Wealth, he also runs workshops and educational forums designed to provide financial resources and insights. Steve has always believed in the power of education to shape and empower individuals. The transformative effect of knowledge in the financial realm has been deeply gratifying as it allows Steve to build lifelong relationships in his community.

Outside the office, Steve is the master of board games and puns, which he greatly enjoys with his family. He and Jodie, his wife of thirty-two years, have two grown sons, Sam and Danny, one grandson, Cooper, and seven nieces and nephews. They enjoy spending time together camping near Lake Michigan or vacationing near Charlevoix whenever they can. Steve continues working as an instructor for the Reaching Higher personal leadership development program and is actively involved with the Hartland Teen Center.

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Karl Hoover

Partner

Karl Hoover

Partner


Karl Hoover is an integral part of our marketing team. He graduated from Appalachian State University’s College of Business with a BSBA major in Marketing. He joined the FIG team in 2001, after a few years of selling Life Insurance to the Mortgage markets here in North Carolina and Northern Virginia. This experience enabled him to understand the commission-based business, and the importance of product support and knowledge from a good FMO. He has been helping quality advisors reach their goals for over a decade now.

Karl, Lisa, and daughters Lyla and Hannah call Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, their home.


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Heather Stam

Director of Operations

Heather Stam

Director of Operations


Heather is the director of operations and assists the entire team to ensure that they are able to provide elite service to each and every one of our clients. The team relies on Heather to ensure that every policy meets the standards of Inspire Wealth as well as its clients. Her experience as direct of operations has made her a pivotal part of the team for over five years and she assists team members throughout the state of Michigan. Heather currently resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband and their three children.


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Carly Kelly

Director of Marketing & Social Media

Carly Kelly

Director of Marketing and Social Media

(Financial Independence Group)


Carly joined Financial Independence Group in 2014 in the All Points Media (APM) division. Through her tenure, she has effectively managed many of FIG’s marketing programs including the very successful marketing and coaching program, Elevate. She has since progressed to positions such as Marketing & Design Analyst, Marketing Strategist, and now Senior Marketing Strategist. In these positions, Carly has developed a deep understanding of the insurance and financial services industry.

As a Senior Marketing Strategist, Carly works with some of the most successful financial professionals at FIG by creating custom strategies and brand-focused initiatives resulting in year over year growth for her advisors. Over the years she has mentored and consulted financial professionals across the country on their marketing efforts to help them reach their production goals. Along with being highly skilled in Marketing, Digital Strategy, Graphic Design, Web Design and Public Relations, Carly is extremely well-versed in the development and implementation of strategic marketing in today’s world.

A North Carolina native, Carly grew up in Winston Salem, North Carolina and graduated from Western Carolina University with two degrees: Bachelor of Science in Communications and Public Relations, and a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. Outside of work, Carly and her husband, Brendan, love traveling and enjoying the outdoors with their two dogs.