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

Entrepreneurs look online for financing

A new breed of alternative lenders is providing capital at a time when many banks remain wary of risk.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 05:07 PM

Regulators warn of big ATM frauds

Thieves can withdraw unlimited amounts of cash, even beyond the balances in customer accounts. In one recent attack, crooks hauled off more than $40 million using just 12 debit card accounts.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Wolves owner Glen Taylor makes cash offer to buy Star Tribune

The billionaire Minnesota businessman would be the sole owner and operate it as a stand-alone company.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 09:22 AM

Clean reviews preceded Target's data breach, and others

Critics say company that assessed Target has been sloppy in past.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Wells Fargo wins second part of securities lending case

Judge’s order, however, shows he disagreed with the jury’s decision.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 09:25 PM

Business coalition urges action against 'patent trolls'

Troll firms send letters claiming that businesses are violating patents on technology.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:43 PM

Minnesota unemployment rate rose in February

As Minnesota lost a net 100 jobs, the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.8 percent, still well below the national...

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Target missed multiple data breach warnings, Senate report says

As Target prepared for its third Capitol Hill appearance to discuss a massive hacking of its computer system, a Senate committee released a report that charged the company with missing multiple opportunities to stop one of the nation’s worst consumer data breaches.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 08:44 AM

KleinBank to acquire Prior Lake State Bank

Merger would give KleinBank a strong base in Prior Lake.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 08:29 PM

Blogger who broke Target data breach goes Hollywood

Who will play blogger Brian Krebs? Brad Pitt? Guy Pearce? Edward Norton? Gary Sinise?

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 06:24 AM

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