This policy was last modified on 6/25/2014
This website is not primarily financially driven. We created this to build a community and learn from smart readers.
Regardless, beginning December 1, 2009, the FTC requires bloggers to disclose whenever there could be hidden interests or unspoken biases related to recommendations. So here goes…
Per the FTC rules, if we interview someone and they grab the bill for lunch, we would need to disclose this. Ditto if we use an Amazon link that gets me 8 cents instead of an Amazon link that gets me 0 cents. If someone gives us a comfy t-shirt with a logo and we wear it in a photo, same deal. Disclaimers all over the place. This would be tedious for use and even more tedious for readers. But rules is rules. To cover our asses and preserve your reading experience, please assume that, for every link and product we use, the following all hold true: