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3 Tips for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Getting your credit card down to a zero balance is possible if you know how to go about it Chances are you owe a balance on your credit card or cards. Statistics show that it is quite likely you owe more than a little. According to NerdWallet’s “2016 American Household Credit Card Debt Study,” the… Read more »

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Save with a VA Loan Program

Financial loan and savings programs exist to help support our honored U.S. veterans. Many of these financing and banking options provide better rates than conventional loans, with some even offering up to 100% financing. The most popular VA program is a VA home loan. What is a VA Home Loan? A VA home loan is… Read more »

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A Farmer: The Ultimate Entrepreneur

As a child, Dan Klosterman recalls his parents opening his first savings account with Minster Bank. From his first deposit to his first car loan to financing his farm expansion, he has turned to Minster Bank. Why? Because longevity, trust and personal service still mean a lot in ag business. This business mindset early on… Read more »

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Success Story: Never Too Young for Entrepreneurship

Starting a business at age 21 is scary and nerve-racking, to say the least. You have no idea what you are doing and “literally, no money,” laughs Karla Thornton, owner of the New Bremen Massage Clinic. That was 10 years ago and one-third of the business she has now. Since opening in 2007, Thornton has… Read more »