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Grow Your Business With Our Small Business Loan Program

If you own a small business, the process of getting a loan can seem daunting. Fortunately, Minster Bank has created the Small Business Loan Program to make it easier. How To Apply for Minster Bank’s Small Business Loan Program With a maximum loan amount of $25,000, our program offers a smaller-scale loan than a traditional… Read more »

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Pros and Cons of Owning a Rental Property

Owning and renting real estate is an investment option with many attractive advantages, especially among the retired. What’s more, thanks to the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the economics of buying rental property are more favorable than they have been for a generation. That being said, there are also disadvantages to… Read more »

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Jobs to Keep You Active During Retirement

Retirement strips away the stresses of the workday and replaces them with rest, relaxation, independence and adventure. While you might think that having unlimited time to do whatever you please is endlessly appealing, many retirees find they miss the sense of order that working brought to their lives. If you feel you might need more… Read more »

What Are Closing Costs & How Do They Work?

Are you planning on buying a new home? Or refinancing your current home? Did you know you can save on closing costs? Are you wondering what is included in closing costs and why they exist? You’re not alone, many homeowners ask the same question! While they may seem like just another fee, closing costs can… Read more »

how to conduct a swot analysis for you business

How to Complete a SWOT Analysis for Your Business

If you own a business, you already know that operating it is never a static process. There are constant changes to consider in both the market at large and in your industry, as well as the ongoing process of managing operations in such a way that empowers your employees and lifts up your product. It… Read more »