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

Wells Fargo move could shake up downtown office market

What other Twin Cities office space will be vacated? So far, Wells Fargo isn’t saying.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 01:06 PM

Target says breach may affect 40 million credit, debit cards

Target s confronting a security breach that potentially exposed the credit and debit cards of 40 million customers between Nov. 27 and Sunday.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 12:19 PM

Federal judge approves $7.25 billion swipe fee settlement

A federal judge has approved the historic $7.25 billion antitrust settlement between more than 8 million retailers and Visa, MasterCard and major U.S. banks.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 08:44 PM

Twin Cities lawyer found $5.7 billion in the cards

Attorney K. Craig Wildfang forged $5.7 billion settlement for retailers in their fight against Visa, MasterCard and card-issuing banks.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 10:01 PM

Federal regulator clears TCF on Bank Secrecy Act compliance

The bank paid a $10 million fine earlier this year for lapses in monitoring suspicious bank transactions.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 05:53 AM

Mortgage slowdown bites Wells Fargo

The bank’s revenue is down, but credit quality has improved and a $900 million release from the bank’s loan loss...

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 09:48 AM

Third-quarter malaise struck Twin Cities' community banks

Overall, the state’s 300-plus community banks are chugging away.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 08:44 PM

Federal regulators limit banks' payday loans

Banks must assess each borrower’s ability to repay the loans, and they can make only six a year per customer.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 09:07 PM

U.S. Bank to offer American Express card

Like Wells Fargo, the bank is adding consumer credit options.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Car insurance costs moderate in Minnesota

But a consumer group’s study suggests that rates rise faster in states like Minnesota that don’t require regulatory approval of...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 10:20 PM

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