Originally Posted by manderly6
Personally I don't have any "extra icing on the cake". I treat all my investments/possible sources of income as very important. Would you treat a cash bonus as extra? They are both forms of a bonus, or something "extra" that is not guaranteed.
If I have no control over it, then yes. I will conservatively budget and prepare my saving/investment strategy assuming that I won't get it and then hopefully be pleasantly surprised on the upside. I'm guessing we really mean about the same thing.