Zelle®: The ‘Easy’ Way to Send Money

Marsha Dudgeon, Minster Bank customer, and her family.

Marsha Dudgeon lives in Wapakoneta, Ohio, but her children live in other areas. Zelle® is just one of the ways she keeps connected with her family. Keep reading to see how much Marsha loves using Zelle to easily send money to friends and family. An Easy Way to Send Money After she started using Zelle,… Read more »

A Small Business Partner: Success Stories

Photo collage featuring five of Minster Bank's small business partners.

When you’re starting a business or looking to expand, you need a bank who loves your business as much as you do. Below, we’ve curated 10 snippets of a few of our success stories through the years. Keep reading to hear why these customers chose Minster Bank and why they continue to bank with us… Read more »

4 Questions That Can Help Reduce Employee Turnover

Two employees communicating about strategies to reduce employee turnover at their small business

Did you know the cost to replace an employee can be thousands of dollars? If you don’t want to spend that kind of money – and who does? – it’s key to keep the employees you already have. While some turnover is expected, taking action now will go a long way toward keeping your company… Read more »

Should I Outsource or Hire a Bookkeeper?

Woman works as a bookkeeper for a small business checking the accounts.

Bookkeeping is the daily process of keeping records of all of a company’s financial transactions. A bookkeeper records the expenses, sales, and bank and cash transactions of a business in a general ledger, the accuracy of which is of the utmost importance come tax season. Depending on the size of your business and the number… Read more »

Why You Need to Update Your Business Plan

Female entrepreneur reviews her small business plan on her laptop and writes notes to update.

When you drafted your business plan, you outlined your goals and the path you’d take to achieve them. Now that your company is up and running, your business plan might not be an accurate representation of your new goals, the state of the market and your enterprise’s worth. Your business is a living, breathing entity… Read more »

What is Minster Bank’s Small Business Loan Program?

Small business owner and employee go over loan paperwork for their floral shop.

If you own a small business, getting a loan might seem daunting. Fortunately, Minster Bank’s small business loan program can make it simpler. What is Minster Bank’s Small Business Loan Program? If you’re an entrepreneur with a brand-new business plan or a small business owner looking to start new construction on your existing storefront or… Read more »