Levi King

Levi King

Levi King is co-founder and CEO of Nav, a free way for business owners to manage their entire credit and financial life. King is a six-time entrepreneur who has started successful businesses in the manufacturing, hospitality, retail financial services, and franchising spaces. He has accessed financing more than 30 times and founded Nav to provide small-business owners with a resource to help ease the process.

Articles by Levi King

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6 Reasons I’m Grateful to Be Alive

Last Monday was rough. I woke up feeling stressed enough that I went into the living room and laid down …

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Who Is a Small Business Owner? The Definition Is Broader Than You think

I started my first small business when I was 22 years old. It was an electric sign repair business, and …

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A Fight for Small Business Freedom

In April, I did the unthinkable: I swapped my usual work uniform—T-shirt, sneakers, comfortable pants—for formal business attire. The occasion: …

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To My Hard-Working Dad: A Note of Appreciation

I remember it like it was yesterday. I’m around 5 years old and I’m playing on the front lawn of …

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Why I’m Excited for 2018

One Christmas, driving home from work in the middle of a snowstorm, I saw a guy in a broken down …

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I Lucked Into My First $100,000. Here’s How You Can Do It, Too

I grew up on a farm in Idaho. We didn’t have much money. I never went hungry—my parents worked their butts off to provide …

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The $2 Charge That Dropped My Credit Score 169 Points

A note from Nav’s CEO, Levi King: So, my personal credit score dropped a whopping 169 points the other day. …

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4 Reasons Fear Is Good for Your Business

“Great fear is concealed under daring.” This idea — courtesy of a Roman poet named Marcus Annaeus Lucanus — is one I rejected for years. …

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How to Suck All the Joy Out of Work in 4 Easy Steps

We all pay emotional taxes. They’re our fees for the privilege of living. Heartbreak, disappointment and stress are par for the course. But not …