This blog is not primarily financially driven. 

Nevertheless, as of December 1, 2009, the FTC requires bloggers to disclose whenever there could be hidden interests or unspoken biases related to recommendations.

According to these FTC rules, if I meet up with someone and they pay for lunch, I would need to disclose this. Same applies if I make a small commission off an affiliate link, or any other mention or name-drop for that matter.

So in order to cover myself and save you from having to read hundreds of disclaimers all over the place, please assume that for every link and product I use or mention, the following apply:

Please feel free to use the text and images on this page with proper attribution.

(Illustrations courtesy of Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer)