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Support Those Who Serve This Holiday Season

Give back to our troops this holiday season by donating $1 to Operation Homefront every time you make a qualifying Minster Bank transaction.  Read on to learn more about how you can help support our troops and about Operation Homefront. How to Help Our Troops With Online Banking Online banking at Minster Bank is already… Read more »

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Minster Bank Breaks Ground for New Vandalia Location

Minster Bank is expanding its reach with the groundbreaking of a new branch location in Vandalia. The official event, which attracted attendees including local trustees and chamber members, took place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Minster Bank president and CEO Dale Luebke spoke at the event and presented two checks for $2,500 each… Read more »

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Success Story: Minster Bank and Arrowhead Golf Club

When it comes to running a golf club, events, leagues and even a public restaurant, Arrowhead Golf Club of Minster, Ohio, needs a bank they can trust. Read on to learn more about Arrowhead Golf Club and Minster Bank’s 50-plus year relationship, and to hear why Jane Kaylor, office manager at Arrowhead, described working with… Read more »

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6 Alternatives to the Black Friday Frenzy

It seems like everyone spends the day after Thanksgiving taking part in a shopping frenzy. But if you’re tired of getting up early to fight the crowds and want to make the holiday weekend a little more meaningful, try some of the following activities this year.  Volunteer The Thanksgiving holiday is about being thankful for… Read more »

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Minster Bank Says Thank You This Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, we’re saluting the people who have served our country in the armed forces. We’re proud to share two of our own associates’ stories of their time in the military and their advice for veterans returning to civilian life and the workforce. Harley Stewart, U.S. Navy A native of Marble Hill, a tiny… Read more »

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What Veterans Should Know About VA Loans

Through a collaboration between the federal government and private lenders, VA loans are financial tools developed to encourage homeownership among U.S. military service members.  Here’s a look at how these loans work, what they can be used to pay for and who is eligible for them. What are VA Loans? VA loans are available to… Read more »

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[Quiz] What’s Your Money Personality? + Tips to Save

The foundation of successfully managing your finances is budgeting, and a pillar of budgeting is learning to distinguish your needs from your wants. If you can’t differentiate those, you could wind up overspending on luxuries that you can’t afford. Take this quiz to learn your money-spending personality, then read on for tips to help you… Read more »

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Minster Bank Community Voices: Rhonda Keister

  Minster Bank Community Voices is an audio series that takes you behind the scenes and lets you hear firsthand stories from the people who make our organization great. This week’s guest is Rhonda Keister, branch manager at our Sidney location.  Q: Tell me a little about your job. I’ve been here for 17 years…. Read more »

6 Financial Tips for Going Back to School

If you’re considering going back to college to boost your credentials, you’re probably on the lookout for money-saving strategies.  Here are six dollar-stretching tips to keep you at the top of your class. 1. Fill Out the FAFSA to Save Money If you’re looking to continue your education, your first stop should be the Free… Read more »