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Financial Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

No matter how old you are, the entrepreneurship bug can bite and give you the itch to start a business. If you’ve been working for some time, you probably have some experience in the industry you’re launching into and have spent time in the business world. However, if you’re younger, there’s more for you to… Read more »

First-time homebuyers Tristan and Kenisha Henning stand in front of their new home

Success Story: Welcome Home to The Hennings

When Tristan and Kenisha Henning and their three-year-old son began looking to buy their first home, it was Kathy Sampson at Minster Bank’s St. Marys location who first suggested they apply for the Welcome Home funds. “Kathy was the first person to bring it up to us and explain it to us,” Kenisha Henning said…. Read more »

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Parker Elected to Board of Directors

Robert Parker has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Minster Financial Corp. Mr. Parker was elected to a three-year term at the annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Parker, Chief Financial Officer, Waibel Energy Systems, will replace John Dunlap, who is retiring after 24 years of service on the Board… Read more »

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Mark Your Calendar for the Spring Parade of Homes

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 »

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Earth Day History + 4 Creative Ways to Celebrate

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. 

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Don’t Leave Your Retirement Savings Behind

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 percent… Read more »

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How to Organize and Store Your Online Passwords

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 »