Category: Business Finance

Minster Bank Supports Local Entrepreneur in Popcorn Venture

Abby Balster holds a bag of Tin Acre Gourmet Popcorn in her New Bremen, Ohio, home

Almost three years ago, Abby Balster made her first batch of gourmet popcorn as a simple thank you gift for some business cohorts. Today, she is the owner of Tin Acre Gourmet Popcorn. As an entrepreneur, she is so thankful to have Minster Bank in her corner as her business grows and she continues to… Read more »

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a New Employee?

Man and woman shake hands after interview hiring 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 »

The Customer-Lender Relationship: Built on Trust

Greg Barney of Unibilt Industries standing in front of product financed through Minster Bank business banking services.

As a small business owner, Greg Barney knows the value of healthy professional relationships. To him, conducting financial matters with a bank is not just about getting a job done together, but also developing a mutual sense of trust. That’s precisely what Greg has found at Minster Bank. Greg is the owner of Unibilt Industries,… Read more »

Billboard Company Shines With Help From Minster Bank

Kenjoh Outdoor Advertising billboard on the side of the road at night with a “Now Hiring” advertisement for company IVEX in Sidney Ohio

Not all small businesses are the same, and neither are their banking needs. When John Kirirah started his billboard company, Kenjoh Outdoor Advertising, he knew he needed a bank that would understand his needs and work closely with him. Read on to hear what John had to say about his relationship with Minster Bank and… Read more »

Minster Bank Sows Seeds of Trust With Local Farmer

Dan Vogel’s farm operation in St. Marys, Ohio financed with Minster Bank

Local farmer Dan Vogel has a personal connection to Minster Bank: He began banking with them when his mother started working at the St. Marys office when it opened in 1988. Read more about Vogel’s experience with Minster Bank and how we’ve helped him find success with his farming operation. Personal Relationships at Minster Bank… Read more »

More Than Just a Number: Cadence Dental Group & Minster Bank

Lee Hendricks, DDS, of Cadence Dental Group with his guitar

When Lee Hendricks, DDS, of Cadence Dental Group grew frustrated with how a larger bank was handling his Payment Protection Program (PPP) application, he turned to Minster Bank for help. Keep reading to see how the business banking relationship between Cadence Dental Group and Minster Bank grew from there. Small Business Assistance with the PPP… Read more »

Minster Bank Plus The Pie Shell Equals Sweet Success

Susan krieg owner of the pie shell in new bremen ohio

Every town needs a go-to bakery. See how Susan Krieg, owner of The Pie Shell in New Bremen, cooked one up with the help of Minster Bank. From Home Business to Owning a Business Susan began her path to business ownership in 2005, when she first began baking desserts for a local restaurant. At the… Read more »