Articles by Catherine Dunn

Catherine Dunn is a senior writer for the International Business Times, covering consumer finance. She previously worked as a reporter for Fortune, and for Corporate Counsel. She also spent five years in Mexico City, where she was managing editor of Inside México, an English-language magazine. Her work has appeared in outlets including PeopleCity LimitsThe Boston Globe, and The Virginian-Pilot.  

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Driven To Deceive: Working At Dollar Rent A Car

Amid two federal lawsuits and a Florida attorney general investigation, former employees reveal how Dollar Rent A Car’s aggressive sales tactics push agents to mislead, and even frighten, weary...
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A Rental Named Desire

When the levees broke, the floodwaters stripped away much of New Orleans' most affordable rental housing. A decade later, people like Desi Grimes are still struggling to find a home.
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Clinton Taking A Longer View

In a speech Friday in New York, the Democratic presidential candidate is expected to call on Wall Street to be more focused on the future.
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How Predatory Loans Widen Wealth Gap

Communities of color receive abusive loans at higher rates than whites "in almost all cases," according to a new analysis from the Center for Responsible Lending.

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Biden Speaks With Putin Amid Standoff Over Ukraine

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden held a two hour long video call with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin amid a new standoff over Ukraine. The president imparted on Putin the United States and its...
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Chris Cuomo Says CNN Suspension 'Hurts'

Chris Cuomo said it “hurts” to even talk about his CNN suspension, adding that while it is an “embarrassing” situation, he understands the media company’s decision.