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Should Alexa, Siri or Echo ride shotgun in your car?

September 3, 2019

Many homes have Alexa (or Echo or Siri or Google voice commands) helping out around the house with voice commands, and this cloud-based assistance has taken hold here in the US. And now car manufacturers are offering to this voice activated technology in vehicles as well. When is too much too much? Jill Merriam, CT’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Cars of Connecticut, is not sure how she[…]

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Three simple tips lead to success in business and life

August 12, 2019

Celebrating a major milestone birthday gives Jill Merriam, Dealer for the People at Key Cars of Connecticut, time to reflect on just where I am, and how I got here. That’s right, the Dealer For The People at Key Cars just turned the big FIVE-OH and has her thinking a lot about where she is today, how she got here, and where where she’s going. In this reflective, personal Nicer,[…]

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

July 29, 2019

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[…]

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Why mistakes are good business

July 22, 2019

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[…]

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Car concierge service to get an oil change?

July 15, 2019

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[…]

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Why it’s good business to invest in facility improvements

July 8, 2019

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,[…]

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Why you should pay attention to this important dashboard light

July 1, 2019

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,[…]

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Key Chevrolet the perfect partner for Key Cars of Connecticut

June 25, 2019

Key Cars of Connecticut has expanded to include Key Chevrolet, expanding the Dealer For The People mission and vision of helping everyone get a nicer, newer car, and helping you keep that vehicle safe and reliable for as long as you wish to drive it. And now Key Cars has expanded to include Key Chevrolet of Middletown to bring more Dealer For The People benefits to more Connecticut drivers. Jill[…]

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How to determine how much car you can afford

June 17, 2019

When shopping for a nicer, newer car at Key Hyundai of Manchester, Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Milford or any new or used car dealership, there’s one important thing to do before you head to the dealership that will save time, effort, and above all, money. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, knows from experience helping 1000s of CT drivers find cars they love to[…]

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How negative equity affects your next car purchase

June 3, 2019

If you owe money on your current car, you can still buy a nicer, newer car, whether you buy from Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Manchester, or Key Hyundai of Milford or any new or used car dealer ship in Connecticut. If you have negative equity on your current vehicle, it’s not a secret and certainly no scam: you can buy a new car, and financing will reflect the[…]

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