Jennifer Bjorhus

Business reporter | Banking and consumer finance
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an enterprise reporter in the Star Tribune’s business section covering banking and consumer finance. Tips always welcome and appreciated at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

State holds $606M in unclaimed assets, cuts efforts to find owners

A state agency is holding lost money for 50,000 Minnesotans, including Prince, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and columnist Sid Hartman.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 06:47 AM

Who in Minnesota is missing money?

Here is the comprehensive data on the money the state is holding for Minnesotans, current through the end of 2011

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 10:30 PM

How valuables go missing and how to avoid it

Minnesota’s Commerce Department has several tips for avoiding your property becoming unclaimed.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 10:26 PM

Coming this fall: A new federal starter retirement account

The simple “myRA” is expected to benefit young, low-wage and part-time workers the most.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Don't dismiss barrage of spam, security experts warn

Monitor your inbox and change passwords in light of Russian hack attack.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:58 PM

Tax-forfeited grain elevator weighs on Hennepin County

Hennepin Co. can’t seem to get rid of an unused, hulking grain elevator forfeited to the state in 2013.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:37 PM

Who owes the most?

Here’s a list of the Top 10 for property tax debtors in each metro county, as of mid July....

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Counties struggle to collect property taxes from those who owe big

Twin Cities agencies have limited tools to make the delinquent landowners pay.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 11:12 PM

Minnesota's public pension funds still in dire need of reform, group says

Public retirement obligations are 74 percent funded, but new growth is shrinking liabilities.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 01:28 PM

Medtronic deal could sting for long-time shareholders

Many longtime shareholders will face big tax bills after the company’s Covidien purchase.

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 06:49 AM

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