Should You Take a Gap Year or Go to College Right Away?

High school students lined up for graduation ceremony

If you (or your child) are in your junior or senior year of high school, you’ve probably got too many questions to count. One of them is likely whether to take a gap year, or a year off in between 12th grade and your first semester of college. Before you decide whether to jump right… Read more »

Top 5 Convenience Factors of Online and Mobile Banking

Young woman uses Minster Bank mobile banking app on her tablet while traveling

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 Minster Bank, we have a suite of online and mobile banking options… Read more »

4 Simple Steps to Keep Your Bank Account Safe

African American couple compare paper statements to online bank account to check for fraud and financial discrepancies

Criminals are looking for accounts they can easily hack and information they can easily steal. Here are four easy steps you can take to help protect your account from thieves. Review Your Bank Statements Whether you receive online or paper statements of your account’s activity, it is important to read them line by line. It… Read more »

Success Story: Building Our Dream with Minster Bank

In March of this year, Michael and Amanda Burrows moved into their dream home, a new construction in Troy, Ohio. Over the course of the two-year building project, Minster Bank was a steadfast partner and proponent for the couple, offering friendly service and expert advice throughout the home construction loan process. Choosing Minster Bank Michael… Read more »

A Business Banking Partner for 20 Years: Moran Refrigeration

Moran Refrigeration building in St. Marys, Ohio

Small business owners need a bank that truly knows them and understands their company. That’s why Doug Moran, owner of Moran Refrigeration in St. Marys, Ohio, has been a Minster Bank customer for nearly 20 years. Moran’s company itself has been serving northwest Ohio’s appliance needs since 1947. Keep reading to learn more about why… Read more »

Minster Bank Supports Local Entrepreneur in Popcorn Venture

Abby Balster holds a bag of Tin Acre Gourmet Popcorn in her New Bremen, Ohio, home

Almost three years ago, Abby Balster made her first batch of gourmet popcorn as a simple thank you gift for some business cohorts. Today, she is the owner of Tin Acre Gourmet Popcorn. As an entrepreneur, she is so thankful to have Minster Bank in her corner as her business grows and she continues to… Read more »

Minster Dental & Minster Bank: Banking Partners for Decades

Minster dental care building

For more than 40 years, Minster Dental Care has been a staple in the Minster community, and throughout the years, they have continually chosen Minster Bank as their partner in growth. “For the duration of this practice, 40-plus years, we have always been with Minster Bank,” practice administrator Julie Pleiman says. “They’re local, and we… Read more »