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

Foreclosure papers must be in order, Minnesota Supreme Court rules

The state Supreme Court decision could boost homeowners fighting defective sheriff’s sales.

Updated: April 17, 2013, - 09:26 PM

Slower mortgage growth dings U.S. Bank results

U.S. Bancorp saw first quarter revenue fall for the first time in years as the country’s wild mortgage refi ride comes down off a peak.

Updated: April 17, 2013, - 06:30 AM

Wells Fargo: Profits surge but mortgage business slows

The bank’s quarterly profits surged, partly because of a decline in expenses and less need to set aside reserves for...

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Swipe fee judge says industry websites mislead

He ordered industry groups who oppose a settlement to link to a court-approved website.

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 08:13 PM

Retail group opts out of $7.25 billion swipe settlement

Retailers are at war over the settlement, which affects just about any U.S. business that has accepted a credit card since 2004.

Updated: April 11, 2013, - 07:57 PM

ING US changing to Voya Financial

Its insurance business employs about 700 people in Minneapolis.

Updated: April 11, 2013, - 07:25 PM

Shift to chip-based cards challenges ATM owners

Cash machine operators face deadlines to upgrade as card issuers adopt technology that’s common overseas.

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 04:26 PM

TCF Financial Corp. attracts renewed takeover speculation

A Deutsche Bank report calls Wayzata-based TCF a likely acquisition target in 2013 that could fetch as much as $21...

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 09:20 PM

Subprime credit business fueled Sanford's wealth

Merger discussions between Sanford Health and Fairview drew attention to the S.D. benefactor’s business career.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 08:42 PM

Accent rebuilds after Minneapolis workplace rampage

The family-owned manufacturer, tucked into the residential Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis, has defied the shocking loss. It reopened about a week after the shootings, scrambling to meet a shipment deadline for a critical ongoing order.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 11:41 AM

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