Category: Personal Finance

Drive Safely This Autumn With These Car Care Tips

A car driving through the fall leaves

We all know the importance of routine car maintenance, but don’t forget about seasonal car care. As summer starts to slip into fall, here are some simple ways to make sure your vehicle stays in perfect health. Check Your Tires With wet leaves littering the road and the threat of snow around the corner, keeping… Read more »

How to Manage Your Money While Social Distancing: Online and Mobile Banking

Woman sitting on the floor managing her money using online banking from minster bank

In these challenging times, you may not feel as comfortable visiting your financial institution.  However, a great way to stay on top of your financial needs without the risk of going out is online and mobile banking.  This convenient feature is offered by most financial institutions and makes it simple and safe to do everything… Read more »

Give Your Patio Furniture a New Lease on Life With These Tips

Outdoor patio furniture

Upgrading your home is one of the biggest financial investments, and you want it to look good on the inside and the outside.  However, it’s a sad truth of life that even the most beloved furniture will eventually begin to show its age. This is doubly true for patio furniture, which is exposed to the… Read more »

Scholarship Winner Turns Lifetime Minster Bank Customer

Minster Bank customer Jennifer Moore Hirschfeld poses with her husband and daughter

It has been a few years since New Bremen graduate Jennifer Moore Hirschfeld earned a Minster Bank Scholarship, but Hirschfeld continues to use Minster Bank’s financial services. Read on as Hirschfeld reflects on winning that scholarship, where she’s come since and why she continues to be a Minster Bank customer. Awarded the Minster Bank Scholarship… Read more »

7 Perks of a Good Credit Score (That Save You Money)

A credit report with a good credit score laying on a table next to a pen, reading glasses and a laptop keyboard.

Achieving and maintaining a good credit score will help you fund the major purchases that you’ve been dreaming about — and save money over time. Here are just some of the doors that having a positive credit history will open for you. 1. More Confidence in Obtaining a Loan Granted, financial institutions take more than… Read more »

Four Signs of Undetected Water Damage

A leaky pipe under the sink causing water damage that will be undetectable

With summer underway, it’s important to be prepared for storms as well as signs of potential water damage to your house. A failing sump pump or poor drainage can be two causes; leaky pipes are another. To avoid undetected water damaging your dwelling place, keep your eyes peeled for these signs of concealed water damage… Read more »