How to Actually Stick To Your Holiday Budget This Year

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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 »

Minster Bank Adds Commercial Loan Officer Michelle Sherrill

Michelle Sherrill, loan officer at Minster Bank

Michelle Sherrill has been hired as a commercial loan officer for the new Minster Bank Vandalia-Butler office, which is set to open by the fourth quarter of 2020. In making the announcement, Dan Heitmeyer, vice president of commercial banking, said Sherrill will be joining commercial lender Joel K. Bopp to help lead the bank’s efforts… Read more »

See What a Community Bank Can Offer You [Video]

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Every small town has something that binds its residents together. Minster Bank, which serves small communities throughout western Ohio, is proud to be one of the ties that bind. Hear more about the bank’s community-first focus from Dale Luebke, President and CEO of Minster Bank, in this video. A Personal Touch at Minster Bank “At… Read more »

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a New Employee?

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Whether your small business is growing or a departure has left a vacancy in your company, you realize it’s time to hire a new employee.  While the benefit of having that person join your company is valuable, the cost of hiring them — beyond their actual salary — can add up.  To ensure you’re budgeting… Read more »

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Coupons

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Coupons, whether they’re old-school paper, store promotions, online or app-based, are designed to help make you a savvier consumer.  From saving dollars and cents to getting two for the price of one, coupons can safeguard your shopping budget and afford a little wiggle room to save toward your retirement goals.  Next time you hit the… Read more »

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

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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. 1…. Read more »

Make These Changes to Save Up to $140 This Week

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If you have a lower income – especially if it’s been a sudden change – it can seem difficult to put aside money for future goals or unexpected expenses. However, by reducing certain expenses and changing your purchasing habits, you can still find ways to save money over time. Here are five simple steps you… Read more »

Minster Bank Community Voices: David Oliver

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Minster Bank Community Voices is a new audio series that takes you behind the scenes of our organization. You’ll hear firsthand stories from the people who make Minster Bank great. This week’s guest is David Oliver, wealth management advisor at our Minster location.  Q: How did you get started at Minster Bank? A: When I… Read more »

Support Those Who Serve This Holiday Season

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Give back to our troops this holiday season by donating $1 to Operation Homefront every time you make a qualifying Minster Bank transaction.  Read on to learn more about how you can help support our troops and about Operation Homefront. How to Help Our Troops With Online Banking Online banking at Minster Bank is already… Read more »

Minster Bank Breaks Ground for New Vandalia Location

An image from the groundbreaking of Minster Bank’s new office in Vandalia Ohio

Minster Bank is expanding its reach with the groundbreaking of a new branch location in Vandalia. The official event, which attracted attendees including local trustees and chamber members, took place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Minster Bank president and CEO Dale Luebke spoke at the event and presented two checks for $2,500 each… Read more »