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GIVEAWAY: “Does Your Bag Have Holes”

By JLP | August 31, 2009

I’m behind on my book giveaways so this week I’m going to try to do a giveaway per day. Today’s giveaway is the book, Does Your Bag Have Holes? 24 Truths That Lead to Financial and Spiritual Freedom* by Cameron Taylor. This book was written for Christians so it may not interest non-Christians. The book itself is hard to define. It’s a little bit personal finance with a touch of politics and whatever else the author wanted to touch on.

I liked the book but found some of the advice a little simplistic. For example, the author talks about building wealth through real estate. He suggests buying your first house with a 15 year mortgage. Then when it’s paid off, borrowing again to buy another house to rent out, using the rent payment and the money that was used to pay the old mortgage payment to put towards the new mortgage. Then once that’s paid off, buy another rental house and so on… While the advice isn’t necessarily bad (or good), the details are slim and he left out important considerations like interest rates, housing prices, etc. Granted, that wasn’t what the book was about but I would have preferred more detail.

Another knock against the book are the illustrations, which are cheesy-looking. The author should have spent some money and hired a professional illustrator.

All that said, it’s still a good book. I agreed with most of what the author said (and he said a lot!).

If you are interested in reading the book, leave a comment below and I’ll enter you in the giveaway. The winner will be announced tomorrow morning. All I ask is that you remember my two rules regarding giveaways:

1. You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada (I WILL NOT ship internationally).

and…

2. You can only enter the contest ONCE.

Good luck.

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Topics: Books | 15 Comments »


15 Responses to “GIVEAWAY: “Does Your Bag Have Holes””

  1. Dave Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 11:02 am

    Please enter me in the drawing.

  2. Nate @ Debt-free Scholar Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 11:55 am

    Please enter me!

  3. Spoodles Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    I’d have been first if I didn’t have muffins in the oven. I’m in! My husband would love this book.

  4. LOL Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    Sounds interesting.

  5. Corey Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    Sign me up….

  6. Jarrett Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    Interested.

  7. One Frugal Girl Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    This book has been on my financial to-do list for quite awhile. I’d love to be entered into the contest. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  8. Valerie Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    I’d love to read this!

  9. David S Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Please enter me. Thank you

  10. VG Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    I am interested.

  11. Gordon L. Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 7:52 pm

    I would love to win

  12. skylog Says:
    August 31st, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    i always welcome another read. thank you for the opportunity!

  13. shiwala Says:
    September 1st, 2009 at 12:46 am

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  14. Kate Says:
    September 1st, 2009 at 9:20 am

    It sounds interesting.

  15. John M Says:
    September 2nd, 2009 at 10:38 am

    I’d love to read this book!