This blog is not primarily financially driven (although I DO aspire to be rich and famous). I started it in 2020 as a way to build a community so that I could learn from, and share with, smart people. That being said, let’s get into the boring stuff.

FTC stands for the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. I don’t know what the Canadian equivalent is. But for the purposes of this disclosure page, wherever you see “FTC”, please know that I mean both the real FTC and its Canadian equivalent.

Per the FTC rules, if I interview someone and they grab the bill for lunch, I would need to disclose this. Ditto if I use an Amazon link that gets me 8 cents instead of an Amazon link that gets me 0 cents. 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 butt and preserve your reading experience, please assume that, for every link and product I use, the following all hold true:

Please feel free to use the text and images on this page with proper attribution. There is no reason why each blogger should have to reinvent the wheel.

(Illustrations courtesy of Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer)

(Hilarious wordsmithing courtesy of my fave author, blogger, and podcaster, Tim Ferriss)