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 securities lending case goes to trial

The bank says its practices were reasonable and conservative, but investors who lost big in a securities lending program disagree.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Former West Publishing CEO Dwight Opperman dies at 89

Dwight Opperman led local legal publishing giant.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 10:49 PM

Dwight Opperman, former CEO of West Publishing Co., has died

Opperman died peacefully at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., after a short illness, colleagues confirmed Thursday. He was 89.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 10:13 PM

U.S. Bank overdraft settlement drags on

The bank hasn’t yet paid the $55 million it agreed to return to customers hit with excessive fees as final...

Updated: June 11, 2013, - 06:00 AM

Bitcoin has more staying power than other digital currencies

Said one Minnesota fan of the digital money:  “Right now I wouldn’t call it investing, I would call it gambling.”

Updated: June 08, 2013, - 09:43 PM

Thrivent opens to all Christians, not just for Lutherans any more

It’s a big moment for a major Minnesota institution, which has 2.5 million members nationally.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 09:14 AM

Government sues U.S. Bank over Peregrine fraud scheme

The bank mishandled customer funds, the CFTC alleged; U.S. Bancorp denied wrongdoing.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 08:18 PM

$7.25 billion credit card swipe fee settlement fraying

Angry retailers reject $7.25 B class-action deal with Visa and MasterCard.

Updated: June 02, 2013, - 10:21 PM

Minnesota judge orders online payday lender to pay nearly $8 million

The court order is part of the state’s crackdown on Internet payday lenders making illegal loans to Minnesotans.

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 08:48 PM

U.S. Bank names new Twin Cities president

The bank’s new market president sees “fairly robust” growth in commercial lending in the Twin Cities.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 09:24 PM

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