Original Article: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/21/dont-pull-a-clark-griswold-with-your-holi…

“‘We don’t have a lot of hard numbers yet, but the economic indicators are showing that it’s likely that bonuses are going to be good this year,’ said Andrew Challenger, vice president with outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

He points to unemployment rates at or below 4 percent in many markets.

‘When there’s a job shortage, employers really need to compete to retain, and they are starting to do that with compensation,’ he said.”