Minster Bank Focuses on Financial Literacy Outreach With Area Schools

Natalie Williams doing Financial Literacy Outreach With Area Schools

Minster Bank maintains a community-first focus by investing time, energy, resources and passion throughout the year to ensure area school children have access to fun activities that teach financial literacy. Assistant Branch Manager Natalie Williams of the Vandalia-Butler location shares more about the financial outreach she facilitates in the Montgomery County schools and how she’s… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Jenni Schemmel

Minster Bank Controller Jenni Schemmel and her family

Jenni Schemmel started as Controller at Minster Bank in March 2023 after spending seven years in public accounting, followed by her time at the University of Dayton. She manages the day-to-day tasks in the accounting department to ensure it operates efficiently and effectively while maintaining the reporting requirements, both internally and externally. After only a… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Olivia Pulfer

Employee Spotlight: Olivia Pulfer

Human Resources Assistant Olivia Pulfer has worked at Minster Bank for over two years . She began as a relationship associate in the Troy office before moving into her current role at the Minster Branch in January 2022. Pulfer’s responsibilities include hiring, onboarding, payroll, benefits, and planning events and activities to support bank morale. She… Read more »

Young Entrepreneur Thanks Minster Bank For Supporting Landscaping Business

Landon Davis, local young entrepreneur

As a young business owner and entrepreneur, Landon Davis is motivated, hardworking and ambitious. He started his landscaping business, Landon’s Lawn Care LLC, in 2018 while still a teenager in high school. With a strong support system behind him, he’s grown the business to serve companies and individuals in the Sidney, Ohio area year-round. Minster… Read more »

Financial Basics: How Certificates of Deposit Work

Certificate of Deposits Form

When you think of investing, you may think of stocks, bonds or 401(k)s. However, there are lots of options for investing, including short-term investments. A certificate of deposit (CD) is one of them. CDs are low-risk and offer a higher interest rate than traditional savings accounts, and you can choose the right term length to… Read more »

Is Your Financial Information Secure Online?

Adult man using his laptop in his home

This blog was originally published in 2019, and it was updated in 2023. Online banking and investing are modern-day services that provide convenience for those on the go. You can quickly pay bills and move money around using your home computer, smartphone or another compatible device. However, this convenience can become a major hassle if… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Online Check Deposits

Adult man taking a photo of a check on his banking app

This blog was originally published in 2019, and it was updated in 2023. Your smartphone camera does more than take selfies. It can also be used to snap pictures of paper checks for mobile deposit, a way of banking that’s growing in popularity. According to a Federal Reserve survey, 51 percent of U.S. banking consumers… Read more »