Which is Better: Buying New or Renovating My Home?

Couple takes a break during their home renovation

Sometimes it’s hard not to be tempted by the greener grass of a new home, especially if your home isn’t exactly how you want it to look or function. But the idea of putting your house on the market and leaving your beloved neighborhood behind breaks your heart.  You’re at a real estate crossroads —… Read more »

Minster Bank Community Voices: Bryan Cenky

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  Get and expert tips and a behind-the-scenes look at Minster Bank with our new audio series, Minster Bank Community Voices. This week’s guest is Bryan Cenky, a wealth management advisor at our Troy location. Read more below or listen to the full podcast now. Q: What Do You Do at Minster Bank? A: I… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Online Check Deposits

Woman deposits check using mobile phone

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 in America.  According to a Federal Reserve survey, 38 percent of U.S. banking consumers have made deposits with their smartphones, and that number is only… Read more »

Success Story: Minster Bank and Brown Industrial

Tyler, Craig and Chris Brown of Brown Industrial pose at a convention

It just makes sense that two local businesses that have been around, combined, for more than 150 years would partner together one day. That’s exactly what happened with Brown Industrial and Minster Bank. Read more about what Chris Brown, President of Brown Industrial, had to say about the relationship.  Convenience and Service Chris and his… Read more »

Building for the Future: Minster Bank and Garmann/Miller

Brad Garmann of Garmann/Miller

Since 1995, Garmann/Miller Architects-Engineers – one of the largest such firms in Ohio – has done business with Minster Bank. It all started when the fledgling business built Minster Bank’s Sidney branch, according to Brad Garmann, one of the company’s founding principals.  “It was kind of an obvious choice,” he said. “They were local and… Read more »

Minster Bank Community Voices: Beth Wente

Community voices with Beth Wente, assistant branch manager at Minster Bank Wagner’s IGA location.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Minster Bank with our new audio series, Minster Bank Community Voices. This week’s guest is Beth Wente, assistant branch manager at our Wagner’s IGA location. Q: What Do You Do at Minster Bank? I’m the assistant branch manager at the Wagner’s IGA branch. I’m really dealing with the customer on… Read more »

How to Actually Stick To Your Holiday Budget This Year

Woman wrapping christmas gifts

The holiday season is here, and with it, the return of holiday shopping. If you have an extensive list of people to buy for, it may very well mean a sizable debt that takes months to pay down.  However, it doesn’t have to be that way. By following some simple strategies, you can make sure… Read more »

Minster Bank Adds Commercial Loan Officer Michelle Sherrill

Michelle Sherrill, loan officer at Minster Bank

Michelle Sherrill has been hired as a commercial loan officer for the new Minster Bank Vandalia-Butler office, which is set to open by the fourth quarter of 2020. In making the announcement, Dan Heitmeyer, vice president of commercial banking, said Sherrill will be joining commercial lender Joel K. Bopp to help lead the bank’s efforts… Read more »

See What a Community Bank Can Offer You [Video]

minster bank is a community bank with headquarters in minster ohio

Every small town has something that binds its residents together. Minster Bank, which serves small communities throughout western Ohio, is proud to be one of the ties that bind. Hear more about the bank’s community-first focus from Dale Luebke, President and CEO of Minster Bank, in this video. A Personal Touch at Minster Bank “At… Read more »

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a New Employee?

small business owner interviewing a new employee

Whether your small business is growing or a departure has left a vacancy in your company, you realize it’s time to hire a new employee.  While the benefit of having that person join your company is valuable, the cost of hiring them — beyond their actual salary — can add up.  To ensure you’re budgeting… Read more »