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The real deal behind cash price vs financing when car shopping

September 28, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, discusses whether there is a difference between offering to pay cash for a nicer, newer car, or financing through the dealership or elsewhere. The answer might surprise you!

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Silver lining: driving less may save you more

September 14, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, explores silver-lining of driving less in the current pandemic crisis, and how this may lead to bigger financial savings down the road.

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Car and ride sharing in the COVID19 world

September 6, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, explores ride-sharing and co-ownership of vehicles in the post-COVID19 reality.

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Are auto incentives still a good deal?

August 31, 2020

Auto incentives still a good deal? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, explains how auto incentives work, and why it’s not too late to take advantage of these generous offers from car manufacturers.

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How to find the best used car for what you need

August 24, 2020

Thinking about buying a used car? Back to school sure looks different this year, but whether you yourself are headed to school, have a kid going to college, doing virtual school, or juggling different kids with different needs in different places – if there are more people in your house, you may be in the need of an extra set of wheels. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key[…]

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Lessons learned during power outage

August 17, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, shares how her family endured the recent power outage, and how her vehicle provided much needed technology in the days after the storm.

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The back-story on Key Cars of Connecticut: a small business success story

August 10, 2020

How did Jill Merriam become the Dealer For The People? It sounds like a stretch, but believe it or not, it all started at Microsoft. Yes, that Microsoft. Jill Merriam, half of the brother-sister partnership who run Key Cars of Connecticut, began her career in finance at Microsoft, before thinking long and hard about her family-run business back home. Before long, her brother Jeff partners with Jill to become third-generation[…]

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WARNING: check the back seat before leaving the vehicle

August 3, 2020

Jill Merriam shares new safety technology from several auto manufacturers to alert drivers to check the back seat of their vehicle before leaving the car. The rear seat warning indicator will save lives, especially during the hot days of summer.

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Flexibility is key for customer service at CT car dealership

July 27, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, explains why flexibility is key in the post-quarantine COVID19 business environment, and how Key Cars is making it work successfully.

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Jill Merriam drives and reviews the 2020 Hyundai Sonata

July 20, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, reviews the 2020 Hyundai Sonata and likes what she finds. Learn about the vast improvements, new technology, and sharp new look of this brand new version of Sonata.

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