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

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

Online auto scams snaring buyers

The Better Business Bureau is warning about a string of bogus car dealership websites.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Showdown over swipe fee price-fixing settlement

Will one of the more intractable disputes in U.S. business history finally be resolved?

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 09:29 PM

Sept. 7: Banks turn to credit cards for growth

Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank are looking to build on their customer base and increase revenue growth with a new...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:38 PM

Financial advisers seek to close gender gap

In a male-dominated industry, Edward Jones expanded its Twin Cities office, adding several women.

Updated: August 30, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Profit growth slows at state's community banks

Second-quarter earnings rose 3.3 percent from a year ago.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:04 PM

Affinity Plus CEO Kyle Markland resigns

Kyle Markland is the second high-level departure in recent weeks, but the interim CEO says they are unrelated.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 08:01 PM

Minnesota targets 'patent troll'

Attorney General Lori Swanson settled with MPHJ Technology Investments, a Delaware company accused of trying to wring money out of hundreds of Minnesota businesses.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 09:20 AM

Two community banks lure customers with gas instead of toasters

Two Minnesota banks joined a national campaign to promote community-based lending — and tricked-out accounts.

Updated: August 26, 2013, - 11:17 AM

Minneapolis Fed: community banks see small gains in second quarter

“They’re not back to normal,” a Minneapolis Federal Reserve official said.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:12 PM

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