Employee Spotlight: Ryan Perry

Ryan Perry information technology, or IT, manager at Minster Bank

It takes a village to keep a bank running. Many bank customers will never see IT manager Ryan Perry, but his role is critical to keeping the bank functioning and secure. Read more about Perry’s role at Minster Bank and what he says he likes best. IT at Minster Bank  Perry maintains all of the… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise?

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Buying a franchise is an attractive business option for entrepreneurs wanting to capitalize on an existing brand. But if you’re thinking about becoming a franchisee, you need to prepare yourself — it won’t be as easy as simply finding a well-liked brand and putting down some cash. Read on for some things to consider before… 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 »

Four Signs of Undetected Water Damage

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With summer underway, it’s important to be prepared for storms as well as signs of potential water damage to your house. A failing sump pump or poor drainage can be two causes; leaky pipes are another. To avoid undetected water damaging your dwelling place, keep your eyes peeled for these signs of concealed water damage… Read more »

Meet the Team: Your Vandalia-Butler Office

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At Minster Bank, we’re excited to serve you at our new Vandalia-Butler office. We’re also excited to introduce the team members who will be serving you at this location. Get to know our team members below!  Amanda Anderson, Branch Manager Amanda has more than 10 years of experience in mortgage and consumer lending. She is… Read more »

[Audio] Financial Tips to Help Small Businesses During Reopening

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As businesses in many states begin to reopen, it’s time to be vigilant about your financial decisions and make ones to strengthen your company. Listen to or read a summary below as Dan Heitmeyer, vice president of commercial banking at Minster Bank, offers expert advice for business owners. You can also click on specific topics… Read more »