DISCLOSURES & DISCLAIMERS
I'm legally required to inform you:
On December 1, 2009, the FTC required disclosure whenever there could be hidden interests or unspoken biases related to recommendations.
Per the FTC rules, if I use an Amazon link that gets me 8 cents instead of an Amazon link that gets me 0 cents, I need to disclose this. If someone gives me a comfy t-shirt with a logo and I wear it in a photo, same deal. Disclaimers all over the place. This would be tedious for me and even more tedious for readers. But rules is rules. To cover my ass and preserve your reading experience, please assume that, for every link and product I use, the following all hold true:
Illustrations courtesy of Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer