9 Easy Tips For Purchasing Your First Home

9 Easy Tips For Purchasing Your First Home

Walking through the door of a home that could one day be yours is an irreplaceable feeling. As you stand in the middle of the wood-paneled, orange-carpeted living room soaking it all in you can begin to see your vision for this cozy cottage unfolding right before your eyes. Purchasing your first home is a… Read more »

Minster Bank Vice President of Operations to Retire and Replacement Named

Minster Bank Vice President of Operations to Retire and Replacement Named

After more than four decades with Minster Bank, Phyllis Rose retired from her executive role as vice president of operations, which will be fully effective January 2023. Connie Meiring will replace Rose in this position and has transitioned from her previous position as HR manager. Since April 1980, Rose led the charge to improve operational… Read more »

Easily Improve your Credit Score in 6 Steps

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Credit scores are a sensitive topic for many people. According to a survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, more people would be more embarrassed to admit their credit scores than their weight (30 percent vs. 12 percent). Having a healthy credit score is necessary if you want to apply for loans or apartments,… Read more »

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

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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 »

How to Start Building Credit for the First Time

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For most adults, establishing credit is an important step to becoming financially independent. A good credit history is essential if you want to obtain a mortgage, vehicle loan, or other type of financing. But if you don’t have a credit history, how do you get started? In this blog, you’ll learn some different ways to… Read more »

Minster Bank Adds Peyton as Commercial Loan Officer

Andrew Peyton

Andrew Peyton has been hired as a Commercial Loan Officer for the Vandalia-Butler office and surrounding areas. In making the announcement, Dan Heitmeyer, Vice President of Commercial Banking, said that Andrew will be joining Montgomery County Commercial Lenders, Joel K. Bopp and Michelle L. Sherrill, to help lead the bank’s efforts to grow Minster Bank’s… Read more »

[Quiz] How Well Do You Know Minster Bank’s Logo?

QUIZ: How well do you know Minster Bank’s logo?

You’ve probably seen the Minster Bank logo around town, on your bank statements or when you log into your online banking portal. Did you know each of the logo’s elements has a special meaning? Quiz yourself below to see how well you know Minster Bank. [answer key at the bottom] Question 1: The golden bar… Read more »