Category: Identity Protection

5 Steps You Should Take to Keep Your Account Safe

Millennial woman in blue shirt checks her Minster Bank account using her laptop at home

Did you know that cybercrime could cost the world $10.5 trillion annually by 2025? As more and more data floods the internet, servers and our digital devices, the risk that individuals, businesses and government organizations will have their data compromised grows exponentially each year. That said, you can take steps to minimize your risk of… Read more »

4 Simple Steps to Keep Your Bank Account Safe

African American couple compare paper statements to online bank account to check for fraud and financial discrepancies

Criminals are looking for accounts they can easily hack and information they can easily steal. Here are four easy steps you can take to help protect your account from thieves. Review Your Bank Statements Whether you receive online or paper statements of your account’s activity, it is important to read them line by line. It… Read more »

7 Financial Road Trip Tips That Won’t Break The Bank

Family on a road trip in a car purchased by auto loan through Minster Bank

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing — it’s vacation time! With a little pre-planning and self-discipline, it’s easy to stay financially healthy on a road trip. Here are seven tips for saving money and ensuring that your money stays safe during your travels. 1. Budget for Your Trip Ahead of Time… 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 »

Is Your Financial Information Secure Online?

Man protects his online identity while using phone and laptop

Online banking and investing are modern-day services that provide convenience for those on the go. You can easily pay bills and move money around using your home computer, smartphone or another compatible device. This convenience can turn into a major hassle, however, if you don’t properly safeguard your online profiles. Why You Need to Create… Read more »

The Practical Guide to Data Security at Your Small Business

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Did you know that 43 percent of all data breaches happen to small businesses? Just because you’re small doesn’t mean you’re not at risk for a cyberattack. Help reduce your business’ risk of data breaches by implementing these strategies. Where to Start with Cybersecurity The first step in protecting your business from cyberattacks is awareness…. Read more »