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

Federal antifraud initiative goes too far, banks say

A secretive Justice Department investigation spilled into the open as criticism intensifies.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 04:47 PM

Medtronic big user of tax havens, holding $20.5 billion overseas

The Fridley-based medical device maker holds $20.5 billion overseas, just one notch below Wal-Mart Stores Inc. with $21.4 billion.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 05:51 AM

June 2: St. Paul climber was following his dream

Mark Mahaney, 26, of St. Paul, was among a group of six people, including two guides, believed dead Sunday following a rockslide or avalanche on Mount Rainier in Washington. Rescuers determined that it was too dangerous to try to recover the bodies, which are all believed to be on the Carbon Glacier.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:54 AM

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

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