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

Regulators take aim at force-placed insurance

Government regulators are seeking to limit fees and commissions associated with the practice, which critics say is often abused.

Updated: March 26, 2013, - 08:37 PM

Florida bankruptcy dispute ensnares U.S. Bank

A businessman who says the bank wronged him has won a $6 million jury award. The nation’s No. 5 bank is evaluating an appeal.

Updated: March 24, 2013, - 10:26 PM

U.S. Bank to buy Deutsche Bank's U.S. municipal bond trustee business

The deal with Deutsche Bank will add about $57 billion to the $3 trillion in corporate trust assets U.S. Bank...

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 06:35 AM

U.S. Bank to buy Deutsche Bank's U.S. municipal bond trustee business

Corporate trust services are on the menu.

Updated: March 18, 2013, - 07:54 PM

Medtronic, 3M, Mosaic, St. Jude Medical among those growing offshore stash

The combined profit holdings parked offshore by the four Minnesota companies increased nearly 25% last year.

Updated: March 15, 2013, - 08:45 PM

Bank websites back under attack

The hacker group said it has launched new attacks because more videos with perceived insults to Islam showed up on...

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 12:18 AM

Concerns accompany spread of prepaid cards

The cards are increasingly popular, but the regulations are few and the fees confusing.

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 04:26 PM

Vail to sink $10 million into upgrades for Afton Alps

The company said it intends to significantly improve snow-making so the resort can open earlier and stay open later in the season. It also plans to create state-of-the-art terrain parks with new features and rope tows and to modernize the base area facilities.

Updated: March 07, 2013, - 06:24 AM

Minnesota tax refunds to go from paper to plastic next year

State’s move to debit cards from checks is an attempt to speed refunds and save money.

Updated: March 05, 2013, - 09:00 PM

Thrivent posts strong 2012 on eve of expansion vote

The 111-year-old Lutheran financial organization may open membership to all Christians.

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 08:51 PM

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