4 Major Warning Signs of Financial Fraud: How to Spot a Financial Scam

Middle-aged woman holding schnauzer dog browses online safely watching out for warning signs of financial fraud.

In today’s world, scammers have more tools than ever to separate you from your hard-earned money — especially as more people are spending time online and conducting business virtually. Whether you’re trying to make smart investments or just protect yourself from being victimized, it’s important to know these major warning signs for financial fraud. Keep… Read more »

Uncovering Generational Fraud: Tips on How To Prevent It From Happening

Senior man on the phone with Minster Bank discussing elder financial abuse and fraud prevention.

Every year, seniors lose more than $3 billion annually from generational fraud, according to the FBI. Unfortunately, this type of financial fraud is only on the rise, and at Minster Bank, especially in the last few years, we’ve seen more and more of these events happen. Examples of Generational Fraud “In the last few months,… Read more »

Protect Your Identity by Attending a Community Shred Event

Minster Bank employees with shred-it truck

With identity thieves lurking, it can be stressful worrying over the security of your identity. A major way to cut down on the risk of identity theft is to shred any unnecessary personal documents you don’t need, such as tax returns, pay stubs and old bank records. At Minster Bank, we’re here to help protect… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Conner Reed

Minster Bank Relationship Associate Conner Reed

Conner Reed is a valued two-year employee of Minster Bank, serving as a Relationship Associate at our Wagner’s location. Her average workday involves assisting customers with basic banking needs, new accounts, wire transfers and more.  Although we hear it a lot, it never gets old. We asked Conner what she likes most about working at… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Ryan David Hammond

Minster Bank CSR Ryan D. Hammond, his wife Kasey, and rescue dog, Rigg.

On a cold Ohio January day, Ryan David Hammond joined the Minster Bank family as a Customer Service Rep in the call center at our corporate location.  It’s been over six months since, and he’s to be found hard at work serving our customers with that friendly smile daily. Ryan handles multiple duties such as… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Kristi McDaniel

Minster Bank Branch Manager in training: Kristi McDaniel and her family

Kristi McDaniel joined the Minster Bank family as Assistant Branch Manager in training in early December 2022 and felt she fit in immediately. Coordinating communication and meeting branch standards are regular duties for an assistant branch manager, and Kristi operates both efficiently. But having worked in the pharmaceutical and financial industries for years, that’s no… Read more »

Success Story: Welcome Home Katie Swanberg, Tobii, and Vader

Katie Swanberg holding a sold sign in front of her new house

“I just want to thank Welcome Home and Minster Bank for making my first home purchase a dream come true.” These heartfelt words from Katie Swanberg explain why Minster Bank continues to offer the Welcome Home Program for first-time home buyers: We love investing in our community. Katie continues, “Without the Welcome Home grant, I… Read more »