From College to Future: Creating Financial Skills for Young Adults

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The real world is expensive, and if young adults lack financial aptitude, they will struggle not only fiscally, but emotionally as well. That’s why you need to acquire financial skills as you make your way through college, navigate your first job and learn to save for the years to come. College-Bound: Learn About Money Management… Read more »

Mark Your Calendar for the Spring Parade of Homes

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Minster Bank and the Western Ohio Home Builders Association have teamed up for the Spring Parade of Homes, which will feature 13 homes around the Miami Valley. From noon to 4 p.m. May 4 and 5, you’ll have the chance to walk through the 13 beautiful homes on the tour during this free event, talk… Read more »

Earth Day History + 4 Creative Ways to Celebrate

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Earth Day reminds us of a too-easily-forgotten truth: our everyday behaviors have an effect on our planet’s health. Think about using this Earth Day to practice habits that conserve resources, promote cleaner air and encourage better health for yourself and your family and friends. 

Don’t Leave Your Retirement Savings Behind

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The process of leaving a job can be a stressful one. If you are on your way to a new job, you will certainly have a lot on your mind. Unfortunately, one major need that you may overlook is what to do with your retirement savings.   According to Spencer Williams of MarketWatch, approximately 33… Read more »

How to Organize and Store Your Online Passwords

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According to a survey by Digital Guardian, 70 percent of people reported they have more than 10 password-protected accounts on the Web. And 30 percent of people reported they have “too many passwords to count.” Does that sound like you? It can be difficult to keep track of everything, and as the number of websites… Read more »

Fun Facts About Minster Bank’s Logo and History

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You’ve probably seen the Minster Bank logo around town, on your bank statements or when you log in to your online banking portal. Did you know the logo – affectionately dubbed “Elmo” by the people here at the bank – has a special meaning in each of its elements? Take a look below and get… Read more »

Success Story: Primary EyeCare Partners with Minster Bank

Karen Fortman, O.D., at Primary EyeCare and interior shots of Primary Eyecare

When it comes to doing business, you need a partner you can trust. That’s why Karen Fortman, doctor of optometry at Primary EyeCare Associates, said she and her partners at the practice chose Minster Bank when they needed to expand. 20 Years and Counting With Minster Bank Fortman joined Primary EyeCare after she graduated from… Read more »