Savings accounts are important for the inevitable rainy day and because they earn interest. And that's where compound interest comes in: leaving a savings account to grow over time ensures that interest is earned not just on the balance, but on old interest that's already been earned.
Not much is known about former Theranos executive Sunny Balwani, who Wall Street Journal investigative reporter and author of "Bad Blood" John Carreyrou found was in a romantic relationship with Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes during the time he was at the company.
The size of a half-million dollar home can vary drastically across the US. To compare, we asked Trulia to gather listings in the $500,000 range for the country's largest metro areas by population. Buyers are getting a lot less for their money in New York than Dallas or Chicago.