Jean Chatzky
Renovating your home can be a costly and stressful endeavor—whether you are gutting a bathroom or remodeling your entire house! Jean talks with Laura Meyer and Robyn Roth, who drew upon their experiences with major home renovations to write Remodel This! A Woman's Guide to Planning and Surviving the Madness of a Home Renovation.

The book covers all the issues that come along with home renovation, from picking a contractor to setting a budget to keeping your marriage intact through the stress and expense of remodeling. Laura and Robyn share their advice for staying on budget and succeeding with a home renovation project:

Decide how long you plan to live in your home.