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

Twin Cities debt collector faces allegations of draining trust accounts

Accusations include using client money for personal use and operating without a license.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Minnesota low on the shutdown hurt list ranks states by most and least affected by government closure. The effect in Minnesota is greatest on college students who get financial aid.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 01:48 PM

Minnesota house insurance premiums leap after just one claim

Minnesotans already pay high premiums for homeowners insurance, and a new study found they get penalized the most in the nation for filing a claim.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 09:37 PM

Backers try to resurrect SBA ‘debt refi’ program

The small-business operation was part of the JOBS Act of 2010 but died last year.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 09:24 PM

Federal scrutiny of college student debit cards heats up

Minnesota’s top lenders are major players in campus card programs nationally.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Hunting for commercial bankers

Two recruitment veterans see a continuing increase in demand as the economy strengthens.

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 04:22 PM

U.S. Bank owes 2.7 million people for overdrafts

Number of people who are part of deal is higher than first thought.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 02:31 PM

As housing improves, mortgage companies move in

Midwest Mortgage Capital is seeing opportunity to grow as megabanks cut back.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 10:39 PM

Wells Fargo cuts another 332 mortgage jobs in Twin Cities

The bank said staffing cuts don’t affect its interest in the Ryan Cos. project near the planned Vikings stadium.

Updated: September 19, 2013, - 09:36 AM

TCF National Bank has new distinction: gripe king

When it comes to bank accounts and services, the Wayzata-based lender is the most complained-about bank in the country, based on the ratio of consumer complaints to total bank deposits.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 09:32 AM

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