Fran is a freelance writer for The New York Times and many other publications. She writes on a wide range of topics (from financial planning to medical and food security issues). A prolific author, her book on Pension Dumping (Bloomberg Press, 2008) won top awards from the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and from ForeWord magazine.

Articles by this writer

December 2011  |  Magazine

American, Canadian and Swiss laboratories are working to mitigate the threat of biological terror attacks.

December 2009  |  Magazine

After September 11, there was a big increase in people interested in going into emergency preparedness. Training is an ongoing challenge. The Swiss Re Center for Emergency Education is providing a viable option.

September 2009  |  Magazine

When U.S. citizens use passport cards instead of regular passports to cross by land or sea into Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda, they are flashing kinegrams.