Disclosure – the Full Monty

Tim Ferris said it best, and just like him, this blog is not primarily financially driven. While many of these words and graphics are his, the premise is the same.

I started the blog in 2017 to build a community and help everyone struggling with similar issues to learn from other 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…


First, the obvious: I am a real estate broker, owner of Gateb Group Inc., GG International Real Estate and founder of Fortuity.me.

Second, the less obvious: 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 a** 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 (Tim Ferriss). There is no reason why each blogger should have to reinvent the wheel.