How to Actually Stick to Your Holiday Budget This Year

Woman wrapping christmas gifts

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 »

Zelle®: The ‘Easy’ Way to Send Money

Marsha Dudgeon, Minster Bank customer, and her family.

Marsha Dudgeon lives in Wapakoneta, Ohio, but her children live in other areas. Zelle® is just one of the ways she keeps connected with her family. Keep reading to see how much Marsha loves using Zelle to easily send money to friends and family. An Easy Way to Send Money After she started using Zelle,… Read more »

A Small Business Partner: Success Stories

Photo collage featuring five of Minster Bank's small business partners.

When you’re starting a business or looking to expand, you need a bank who loves your business as much as you do. Below, we’ve curated 10 snippets of a few of our success stories through the years. Keep reading to hear why these customers chose Minster Bank and why they continue to bank with us… Read more »

4 Questions That Can Help Reduce Employee Turnover

Two employees communicating about strategies to reduce employee turnover at their small business

Did you know the cost to replace an employee can be thousands of dollars? If you don’t want to spend that kind of money – and who does? – it’s key to keep the employees you already have. While some turnover is expected, taking action now will go a long way toward keeping your company… Read more »

Should I Outsource or Hire a Bookkeeper?

Woman works as a bookkeeper for a small business checking the accounts.

Bookkeeping is the daily process of keeping records of all of a company’s financial transactions. A bookkeeper records the expenses, sales, and bank and cash transactions of a business in a general ledger, the accuracy of which is of the utmost importance come tax season. Depending on the size of your business and the number… Read more »