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

Teen dies after being shot in north Minneapolis

Police are searching for suspects in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teenager in north Minneapolis.He was shot shortly before...

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 08:57 PM

The new ATMs: Soon they won't be just for cash anymore

ATM innovators are thinking big, envisioning smarter machines that dispense a wider range of products.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 03:49 PM

Big banks edge into biometrics

For mobile banking, voice could be “Holy Grail-type customer service,” according to Javelin Strategy & Research.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 04:37 PM

Wells Fargo will pay $62.5 million to settle suit over securities lending

Retirement funds claimed Wells Fargo made riskier bets in an investment program that was billed as a conservative play.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 06:16 AM

As revenue slows, U.S. Bank turns to cost cutting

The Minneapolis bank is holding off on hiring and travel, and a technology unit has cut salaries.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 06:15 AM

Transamerica and MetLife settle with Minnesota over 'lost' benefits

MetLife and Transamerica will pay state $4 million over handling of insurance policy proceeds.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 04:21 PM

Feds call for new limits on data brokers

St. Cloud-based eBureau was one of nine data brokers subpoenaed for new FTC study on privacy problems in the industry.

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 12:41 PM

Wells Fargo settling robo-signing lawsuit

Bank will pay at least $83 million, including $24.5 million to build a better loan servicing platform.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 07:47 AM

May 5: Target seeks new CEO to restore chain's luster

The nation's third-largest retailer said Gregg Steinhafel, a 35-year veteran of the company and CEO since 2008, has agreed to step down, effective immediately.

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:53 AM

Associated Bank is going back on offense in Minnesota after rough years

Wisconsin’s biggest bank seeks to expand its footprint in Minnesota.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 04:44 PM

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