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

ProManage pushes deeper into Twin Cities financial advice market

The Chicago-based registered investment adviser announced recently that it is looking to expand in the Twin Cities with its managed account services for employers with defined contribution plans.

Updated: March 02, 2014, - 10:05 AM

Annuity sales drive Allianz Life’s 2013 profit up 10 percent

Rising interest rates are making annuities more attractive.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 07:51 PM

Wells Fargo cuts 700 jobs, including 203 in Twin Cities

Wells Fargo cuts 700 employees, including 203 in the Twin Cities, as demand for mortgages declines.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 05:30 AM

Target puts initial cost of data breach at $61M; profits plunge

Target is pledging to win back customers in 2014 with “eye-popping, irresistible deals,” even as it faces a tangle of challenges after suffering a major data breach over the holidays.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 05:28 AM

Five outstate Minnesota banks sue Target over data breach

The First Farmer & Merchants lawsuit is believed to be the first by a financial institution on Target’s home turf in Minnesota.

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 11:05 AM

Financial, retail industries keep cybersecurity mistakes secret

The private sector polices itself for poor performance or neglect, leaving customers in the dark about how their credit data was stolen.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 04:10 PM

Twin Cities radio ad is next step in fight against patent trolls

The ad highlights the harmful effects of these abusive lawsuits.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 08:34 PM

Target breach’s toll on Minn. credit unions: $750,000

Credit unions will replace about 144,000 credit and debit cards, survey suggests.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 09:38 AM

Minnesota Poll: Shoppers sticking with Target after data breach

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll found that 82% of respondents are visiting the retailer as often as they did before data thieves obtained shoppers’ personal information and millions of card numbers.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 05:03 AM

Retailers, card networks form security partnership

An initiative by industry associations follows a wave of data security breaches.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 09:27 PM

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