Jill Merriam Key Hyundai Blog

Simple Tips to Live Worry Free

mr. worryAre you ever overcome with worrying? Even as the Dealer For The People at CT new and used car dealership Key Hyundai, I used to be a real worrier, often overcome with what-ifs and oh-no’s, but I have a secret weapon that helps me keep things in perspective when times become overwhelming.

Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and when times worrisome, I have a technique to keep my mind clear and calm.

This is so simple, you can apply it to just about any troublesome situation. Take a quick listen to my Nicer, Newer News video to learn what I do, and see if this is something you can apply to your life as well:

So whether you are 10 years old or 110, some things just aren’t worth worrying about, while others might deserve your utmost attention immediately. 

What do you worry about? Or how do you keep your problems away? I’d love to learn what you do at jillcares@keycars.com, because I’m always learning something new!

If by any chance your car is worrisome, give us a call at 1-800-450-1422 and let us help you drive worry free!

Smart tips for car financing

www.keycars.comPeople always think car financing is some mysterious black hole, but it sure isn’t at my dealership, Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, the Dealer For The People new and used car dealership in Connecticut.

Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and I’m here to demystify the car financing process.

Too many people think it’s an impossible task to get a car loan, but in fact, the process is very streamlined. At Key Hyundai, we spell it out so that you can get a car you will love to drive and can afford to own. 

I put together a quick Nicer, Newer News video to peek under the hood of car financing, so you have exactly what you need to know when looking for a loan. Take a listen:

If you have any questions about financing a new or used car, write me at jillcares@keycars.com. We are here to help, and believe me, bad credit is not a permanent roadblock to a nicer, newer car. Let our Key Hyundai solution providers help you. If we can make it happen, we will show you how.  Give us a call at 1-800-450-1422 and let’s get introduced today!

Jill Merriam’s Car Safety Tips for Pets

Key Hyundai shares safety tips for traveling with pets

Not my dog, but a cutie nevertheless!

I’m proud to announce The Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai of Milford and Manchester, now is the proud owner of a beloved Pooch for the People!

It’s true, we have welcomed a new member of the family, Milo our perfect rescue pup! He’s a great dog, and already brings so much joy to our home. The kids love him, he’s full of joy and kindness, and I want to do everything I can to keep him safe and sound. My team at CT’s new and used car dealership Key Hyundai has shared many tips and advice, and I appreciate them sharing their guidance and experience.

Since I’m a research fanatic, I’ve done my homework and learned some great tips about traveling with your pet in a car. Because I am sure Milo will be spending a lot of time with us in the car!

There are many simple safety tips that you can do right now to keep your pet safe when traveling in your car. Some are so simple, yet others I never considered. Have you heard these before? Take a listen to  my Nicer, Newer News video and I’ll share some here:

I never knew that about the water, did you? 

Do you have any tips to add? I’m a new pet owner and I would love to learn more! Write me at jillcares@keycars.com, and if you’re on Facebook, share a picture of your pet with us on Facebook Key Hyundai page!

Key Hyundai salutes Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

Sept Key HyundaiSeptember is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, and thanks to you, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has been instrumental in assisting pediatric cancer research and ending this nightmare that affects too many families.

As the Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, I am a proud ambassador for Hyundai Hope On Wheels, the incredible organization that gives back directly to hospitals and universities researching pediatric cancer right in the communities where we live.

You did this; our customers, employees, and Hyundai; together we are working hard to end pediatric cancer. 

Here’s how Hyundai Hope On Wheels works in our Connecticut community, and why I am forever grateful to Hyundai and to you:


Thank you for being a Key Hyundai customer and helping us end pediatric cancer. It’s a long, rough road for so many, and I am grateful to be affiliated with a company that devotes its time, money, and resources to this important research.

If you have any questions about Hyundai Hope On Wheels or anything at all, I am here to help. Write me at jillcares@keycars.com.

Meet Key Hyundai Employee Dan Vargas

Key Hyundai Employee Dan VargasKey Hyundai of Milford and Manchester CT is so much more than a CT new and used car dealership featuring the Dealer For The People on the radio. Did you know we are a proud, successful small business that employs nearly 100 employees in Connecticut? It’s true!

Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, back with a meet ’n greet of one of our terrific solution provider, Dan Vargas. Dan loves baseball, a good cigar, and is committed to providing automotive solutions to customers. He is living proof of our mission to be solution providers and not product pushers, and that everyone deserves a nicer, newer car. Listen for yourself; here he is in person! (Can you guess his accent?)

When I tell you our employees are like family at Key Hyundai, I mean it!  

Do you have a favorite Key Hyundai employee you would like featured on Nicer, Newer News? Write me at jill@keycars.com and tell me who!