In James Bond movies the so-called "Bond Girls" were the epitome of excitement, danger and intrigue. In the financial world, bonds are generally sought by those looking for the exact opposite. So let's take a look at whether or not you should become a bond girl; what role should bonds play in your portfolio?

You know our mantra -- knowledge is power when it comes to your finances, and you can't be in the game unless you know the lingo. We hear the words "asset," "liquid asset," and "depreciating asset" thrown around a lot -- now's the time to get a handle on exactly what those terms mean.

Welcome to MomVesting! Around here, we believe that knowledge is power -- and that applies 100% to women managing their finances.

It doesn't matter what stage of life you're in -- whether you're still in school and figuring out how to pay off your student loans, single and climbing your career ladder, starting off in family life and combining finances for the first time, well on your way with a family in tow, or considering retirement -- taking control of your future by learning the financial ropes is absolutely a possibility (and, these days, pretty essential) for you!