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

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

CEO: Wells Fargo not likely to pursue stadium naming rights

In an interview, John Stumpf said the bank is seeing more lending demand but is also looking at other areas...

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 08:18 AM

MoneyGram closing Brooklyn Center offices; 28 to lose jobs June 30

A MoneyGram spokeswoman said it is not renewing its lease in Brooklyn Center, which expires in 2015, and is consolidating employees at the company’s remaining facility in St. Louis Park, where it has renewed its lease.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 08:40 PM

Target's temporary leader rose through finance ranks

John Mulligan, who became Target’s interim leader last week, has taken an increasingly visible role at the embattled company.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:31 AM

Investors say parent of St. Paul's American Bank owes them $48 million

Investors in the holding company for St. Paul-based American Bank are trying to push the parent company into involuntary Chapter...

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:28 PM

Obituary: Coral "Jeanene” Lee Shannon put fashion sense to work at Wayzata's Red Door

The Red Door is long gone, but Jeanene Shannon’s clothing shop was a popular stop in the 1970s. A few...

Updated: May 06, 2014, - 07:29 PM

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