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What to expect when looking for financing when you have bad credit

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What do banks look for when considering a car loan application? You might be surprised to learn it’s more than you think, and Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, will let you know exactly what to expect – and she should know.

Customers are often hesitant to come to a car dealership knowing they have weak or bad credit, but there is NOTHING to be embarrassed about. Key Cars of Connecticut helps 100s of people with credit issues find a car they love to drive and can afford to own. How do we do it?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video, and I’ll share what we do and how we do it, and how we might be able to help someone you know too.

Take a listen – it’s quick, less than 2 minutes – and chock full of advice to get you on the road in a nicer, newer car today:

Bad credit is not a dead end for people who need a nicer, newer car! Key Cars auto experts are here to help with friendly and knowledgeable advice to help you navigate auto financing. Let us try to help you too! Email the Key Cars team of experts at wecare@keycars.com, with your questions, or better yet, stop by and put us to work for you!

Happy driving!

Why mistakes are good business

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Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, was recently invited to speak at an “Eff Event” about mistakes made along the way of growing a successful Connecticut business. Even though she’s not one for bad language, she signed up, and here’s what happened.

What Jill Merriam learned from mistakes made

In this a quick, 2-minute Nicer, Newer News video, Jill reveals the mistakes she’s made, what she learned from them, and how they helped grow the business into several successful, thriving new and used car dealerships.

Take a listen, and let us know what you think:

We all make mistakes, and when running a successful Connecticut business like the popular family owned and operated new and used car dealership Key Cars, those mistakes have lasting repercussions.

What mistakes have you made? What mistakes do you think we’ve made here at Key Cars? Let us know at wecare@keycars.com, because we can always learn from our mistakes to better help our customers find the cars they need.

Happy driving!

Car concierge service to get an oil change?

The future of car dealerships

The automobile industry is always looking to new and different ways to create “the car dealership of the future” – to best meet the needs of future car buyers, and wow! Wait until you hear what VIP car service one dealership is offering their new and used car customers!

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People wants to know what you think of the latest venture of a creative car dealership nearby: concierge service for you and your car.

What is this new, first-class approach to servicing automobiles?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video and Jill will break it down for you, and really wants to hear your thoughts: yay, nay, or maybe.

Concierge service for car maintenance and repairs — what do you think? Is this something you would like seen here in CT? Tell us your ideas at wecare@keycars.com and let us know how you envision the future!
Happy driving!

Why it’s good business to invest in facility improvements

CT car dealership invests in facility improvements to grow business

Growing a business is hard work, yet deciding when and where to invest earnings is a surprisingly easy decision to make for Key Cars, Connecticut’s third generation family owned and operated new and used car dealerships.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, and as a CT business owner, there are specific reasons why and where Key Cars chooses to invest hard earned dollars.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out where Key Cars is putting their money, and why it matters to you:

Investing in Connecticut, investing in Key Car customers, and investing in Key Car employees is exactly why we will always focus on our facilities so that we can continue to bring CT the automotive solutions it needs.

If you have any questions about how we operate Key Cars, or how we can help you get a nicer, newer car, email our automotive experts at wecare@keycars.com and put us to work for you!

Happy driving!

Why you should pay attention to this important dashboard light

Jill Merriam explains importance of dashboard light

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Here’s why you need to pay attention particularly to this one dashboard light – take it from Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai of Milford and Manchester, CT and Key Chevrolet of Middletown, and after years and years as Connecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership, she should know better.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, ignored this one light on her car’s dashboard, and paid the price.

Want to know what happened and how she could have avoided it?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video and find out what Jill did wrong, and how you can learn from her mistake. Here’s the story, straight from the Dealer For The People:

That TPMS light is there for a reason — pay attention to it! If you have any questions about tires or anything automotive, our team of Key Cars experts are here to help. Email us at wecare@keycars.com and let us answer any questions you may have! We are here for you!

Happy driving!