From College to Future: 3 Steps to Financial Literacy for Young Adults

Young student girl working, learning in college library

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. 1. College-Bound: Learn About Money… Read more »

A Small Business Partner: Success Stories

Photo collage featuring five of Minster Bank's small business partners.

When you’re starting a business or looking to expand, you need a bank who loves your business as much as you do. Below, we’ve curated 10 snippets of a few of our success stories through the years. Keep reading to hear why these customers chose Minster Bank and why they continue to bank with us… Read more »

How to Give Back During the Holiday Season

Box of donations

The holiday season is a time of giving. Yet, it can often be difficult to determine just how to give back to others during this time of year. Though it may not seem like it, a simple donation or act of kindness can make a world of difference for those who are in need. This… Read more »

6 Alternatives to the Black Friday Frenzy

Family making a gingerbread house together.

It seems like everyone spends the day after (or the evening of) Thanksgiving in a shopping frenzy. But if you’re tired of getting up early to fight the crowds and want to make the holiday weekend a little more meaningful, try some of the following activities this year. Volunteer The Thanksgiving holiday is about being… Read more »

How to Actually Stick to Your Holiday Budget This Year

Woman looking at phone and credit card in front of the Christmas tree.

The holiday season is here, and with it, the return of holiday shopping. If you have an extensive list of people to buy for, it may very well mean a sizable debt that takes months to pay down. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. By following some simple strategies, you can make sure… Read more »

Top 5 Convenience Factors of Online and Mobile Banking

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This blog was originally published in 2021 and was updated in 2022. The next generation of banking is rooted in convenience and flexibility, and for good reason. We’re on the go more than ever before, and being able to attend to our finances wherever we are, whenever we want has never been more important. At… Read more »

Mark Your Calendar For the 2022 Parade of Homes

A home sponsored by Minster Bank in the 2020 Parade of Homes event.

Minster Bank and the Western Ohio Home Builders Association have teamed up once again for the Parade of Homes, which will feature 15 homes around the Miami Valley. From noon to 4 p.m. October 15 and 16, you’ll have the chance to walk through the 15 beautiful homes on the tour during this free event,… Read more »