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

U of M study sees signs of mortgage redlining in Twin Cities

An analysis of loan data found that minorities are more likely to be turned down for a mortgage or refinancing...

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:49 PM

TCF will exit downtown Minneapolis tower for Plymouth campus

TCF Financial Corp. is pulling out of the TCF Tower and TCF Bank Building in downtown Minneapolis as it consolidates several office locations into a new campus in Plymouth for 1,500 employees.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 05:50 AM

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

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