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  1. The Microsoft billionaire has some controversial views on maintaining a work-life balance.
  2. The organizers of the Burning Man festival have turned to lobbyists in Washington, D.C., for help with governmental permitting, according to a recent disclosure.
  3. In a tight labor market, more employers are offering paid time off and other benefits.
  4. And they still aren’t eating much fish, a new study finds.
  5. The Federal Reserve’s investor-friendly stance on interest rates has infused this market with a serious dose of optimism. The Financial Samurai blog has some ideas on how to play it.
  6. Too little attention is being paid to potential for rapid pace of job losses, says Sheila Bair, the ex-head of the FDIC
  7. Stock benchmarks lose some altitude Monday afternoon as investors look ahead to a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, while also tracking tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
  8. Monday’s top personal finance stories
  9. Reasons why summer air-conditioning costs soar that have nothing to do with the hot weather.
  10. Some ten years since the 2008-09 U.S. housing bubble, which sparked a global financial crisis, worries about the health of the global housing market persist.