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Parker Elected to Board of Directors

Robert Parker has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Minster Financial Corp. Mr. Parker was elected to a three-year term at the annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Parker, Chief Financial Officer, Waibel Energy Systems, will replace John Dunlap, who is retiring after 24 years of service on the Board… Read more »

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Mark Your Calendar for the Spring Parade of Homes

Minster Bank and the Western Ohio Home Builders Association have teamed up for the Spring Parade of Homes, which will feature 13 homes around the Miami Valley. From noon to 4 p.m. May 4 and 5, you’ll have the chance to walk through the 13 beautiful homes on the tour during this free event, talk… Read more »

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Earth Day History + 4 Creative Ways to Celebrate

Earth Day reminds us of a too-easily-forgotten truth: our everyday behaviors have an effect on our planet’s health. Think about using this Earth Day to practice habits that conserve resources, promote cleaner air and encourage better health for yourself and your family and friends. 

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Don’t Leave Your Retirement Savings Behind

The process of leaving a job can be a stressful one. If you are on your way to a new job, you will certainly have a lot on your mind. Unfortunately, one major need that you may overlook is what to do with your retirement savings. According to Spencer Williams of MarketWatch, approximately 33 percent… Read more »

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How to Organize and Store Your Online Passwords

According to a survey by Digital Guardian, 70 percent of people reported they have more than 10 password-protected accounts on the Web. And 30 percent of people reported they have “too many passwords to count.” Does that sound like you? It can be difficult to keep track of everything, and as the number of websites… Read more »

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Fun Facts About Minster Bank’s Logo and History

You’ve probably seen the Minster Bank logo around town, on your bank statements or when you log in to your online banking portal. Did you know the logo – affectionately dubbed “Elmo” by the people here at the bank – has a special meaning in each of its elements? Take a look below and get… Read more »

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Free Money? Learn More About the Welcome Home Program

Thanks to the Welcome Home Program, made possible by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, eligible homeowners could receive up to $5,000 toward the purchase of their new residence, increased up to $7,500 for homebuyers who are honorably discharged veterans or active duty personnel. The borrower must maintain ownership and reside in the property… Read more »

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Success Story: Primary EyeCare Partners with Minster Bank

When it comes to doing business, you need a partner you can trust. That’s why Karen Fortman, doctor of optometry at Primary EyeCare Associates, said she and her partners at the practice chose Minster Bank when they needed to expand. 20 Years and Counting With Minster Bank Fortman joined Primary EyeCare after she graduated from… Read more »