Affiliate Disclosure

FTC Disclosure Compliance Rules
The FTC released its new disclosure compliance rules for 2015 in December.

These rules ensure that readers or viewers of web media are aware if a blogger or publisher is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with another company. It is important for readers to know whether the content publisher will make money if they share links or products.

Following FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links on this website:

This website contains affiliate links from which I receive a small commission when certain items are purchased.

Affiliate links are what? sponsors affiliate links on external affiliate companies’ websites, from which readers can purchase items directly from the sellers (not from receives a small commission or other compensation from Amazon and/or other companies for bringing customers to their websites.

Readers’ prices are the same whether they purchase through an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link. Clicking an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link does not affect the visitor’s price or anything else. uses the following affiliate programs:

  1. Amazon affiliate links. participates in Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to let website owners make money by linking to and affiliated sites, as well as websites that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.
  2. Product affiliate links.
    When you click on an affiliate link and buy the product, then I get a percentage of the sale or some other type of compensation.

Prices are the same if you use these affiliate links. By clicking the link, you will not pay more. They are not pay-per-click links.

What about sponsored content?
The posts I write are not sponsored. My goal is to provide authentic, unbiased information. If a company wishes to publish sponsored content on, I will disclose this clearly at the beginning of the post.

I only recommend products I use myself or that I would recommend to friends and family.

I am able to continue my research thanks to your purchase. Thank you so very much! Thank you for your support!