Jul 01, 2022
July 4 TV listings: Full schedule revealed
This news has been received from: the-sun.com
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.
JULY 4 is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Independence day is typically filled with cookouts, fireworks, and American celebrations.2Macy's annual Independence Day fireworks are anticipated by spectators and viewers every yearCredit: AFP or licensors July 4 TV listings
Each year on July 4, there are popular events that are often televised.
The Fourth of July events to watch out for are:Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Each year, a group of people gathers at Coney Island for the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
The contest typically sees contestants eating as many hotdogs as they can in 10 minutes.Read More on The US SunBLOWING UP Dramatic moment four people hurt in firework explosion at July 4 street partyHACK ATTACK Biden branded 'weak against Putin' as US companies get hit by cyberattack
Joey Chestnut broke his own record in 2021 by eating 76 hot dogs and buns, he is also the favorite to win the 2022 event, according to Newsweek.
On the women's side, Miki Sudo holds the records after consuming 48 hot dogs and buns in 2020.
The 2022 event can be watched live on ESPN.
The men's portion is scheduled to begin at 12pm EST with the women's portion beginning at 10:45am EST.most read on the fourth of julyHOLIDAY HAUL TJ Maxx opening times explained for July 4 2022FIREBALL BLAST Moment car EXPLODES as firework is thrown inside – and driver survivesHORRIFIC BLAST Nine-shot firework that killed Matiss Kivlenieks was legal in MichiganBLOWING UP Dramatic moment four people hurt in firework explosion at July 4 street party Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Along with hosting the annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Macy's also hosts the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.
The special is hosted in New York City, and includes musical performances by today's biggest stars.
If you are not able to see the fireworks in person, you can watch them at home on NBC starting at 8pm EST.
Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer are scheduled to host the event, which will include special performances by 5 Seconds of Summer, Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce, Pitbull, and more.2Every year, Nathans holds an annual hot dog eating contest in New York City during the Fourth of July CNN's The Fourth in America
Making its return just in time for the Independence Day festivities is CNN's The Fourth in America on-air special.
The musical acts that are scheduled to perform include:
- Jason Derulo
- Machine Gun Kelly
- Avril Lavigne
- Gloria Estefan
- Ava Max
- Willie Nelson
- Alessia Cara
- The B-52’s
- Def Leppard
- The Doobie Brothers
- Jimmie Allen
- The Lumineers
- Maren Morris
- Old Dominion
- Third Eye Blind
The aforementioned performers are slated to take the stage at 7pm EST on Monday, July 4 on CNN.
News Source: the-sun.com
Tags: independence day cookouts the fourth of july holidays nathan’s hot dog eating contest hot dog eating contest the fourth in america nathan’s hot dog eating nathan’s hot dog hot dog eating the fourth nathan’s hot the women’s cnn’s portion hot dog the fourth of july the fourth of july in new york city are scheduled independence day performances eating contest tv listings
If you're 'unretiring' and collecting Social Security, here's what to know before heading back to work
Kelvin Murray | Getty Images
A combination of record high prices and a record number of job openings has been encouraging more retirees to go back to work. The trend, called "unretirement," rebounded this spring to pre-pandemic levels.
About two-thirds, or 68%, of retirees would consider returning to work, according to a recent CNBC All-America Workforce Survey. The pandemic prompted many people to accelerate their retirements, with 62% of retirees saying they left the workforce earlier than planned and 67% indicating they left at least two years early.
Additionally, 42% of respondents in a Nationwide Retirement Institute survey said they plan to file for Social Security benefits early and continue to work, up from 36% in 2021.
More from Personal Finance:
Calculators can measure how Social Security cuts would affect you
10.5% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment seen for 2023
Typical job switcher got a pay raise of nearly 10%, study finds
The work opportunities are there: Even though job openings fell in June, there were still 1.8 open jobs per available worker.
But if you're already collecting Social Security retirement benefits, there are a few things you should know before you start earning paychecks again.
Social Security beneficiaries who go back to work may stand to earn more short-term and can ultimately increase their monthly benefit checks, according to Joe Elsasser, founder and president of Covisum, a provider of Social Security claiming software.VIDEO3:0103:0168% of recently retired workers would consider returning to work, CNBC survey findsSquawk Box
But in the short term, they could be subject to benefit changes that are worth planning for. "That's the surprise that people want to avoid, is not knowing the earnings test is going to happen and that they're going to have a penalty," Elsasser said.
Here are a few things you should know before unretiring.Notify Social Security about your return to work
If you plan to return to work, you should notify the Social Security Administration right away, Elsasser advised. That way, the agency can start to reduce your checks now.
If you don't, you could be in for an unwelcome surprise early the next year when the IRS reports your earnings to the Social Security Administration.
If that happens, you may get an unexpected letter from the Social Security Administration notifying you that they are stopping your benefit right away until any earnings penalty from the prior year is made up.
That may disrupt your cash flow if you're not expecting it.Earnings penalty may temporarily reduce benefitsWestend61
If you are over your full retirement age, there is no earnings penalty if you return to work.
"They can make as much as they want and be able to collect Social Security checks," Elsasser said.
Full retirement age is generally 62 to 67, depending on your year of birth. The Social Security Administration's retirement age calculator can help you find out the age at which you will reach eligibility for full benefits.In the calendar year you reach full retirement age, you really have a lot more flexibility for working and having earned income, and the penalty is less, too.Joe Elsasserfounder and president of Covisum
If you are between age 62 and your full retirement age and return to work after claiming benefits, you will be subject to an earnings penalty, which has two levels.
Under the first level, you can earn up to $19,560 penalty free in 2022. For every $2 you earn over that limit, $1 is reduced from your Social Security benefit.
The second level applies to the year you reach your full retirement age. In that year, for the months before your full retirement age birthday, $51,960 in earnings is exempt as of 2022.
"In the calendar year you reach full retirement age, you really have a lot more flexibility for working and having earned income, and the penalty is less, too," Elsasser said.
Even though benefits are reduced for the earnings penalty, those who return to work still stand to make more in the short term, as well as later on when their benefits are increased.Your benefit check may be bigger later on
If you are subject to the earnings penalty, your benefit will be recalculated later on and that could mean a bigger monthly check.
Take someone who has a $2,000 Social Security check, who went back to work and earned $40,000. Based on the earnings penalty, they may not get a Social Security check for the first five months of the year, according to Elsasser, but in the remaining months, they would receive their $2,000 benefit.VIDEO1:0101:01Social Security trust fund good through 2034, SS Disability fully funded for 75 yearsClosing Bell
Once that worker reaches full retirement age, the Social Security Administration counts up the months they did not receive benefit checks due to the earnings penalty. Then, it will adjust the worker's benefits as if they had claimed later to account for that time.
Ultimately, their benefits are increased as if they had delayed benefits, Elsasser said.
"That's the important thing to remember: It's not a tax," Elsasser said of the earnings penalty; "benefits are not lost; your benefit is recalculated when you reach full retirement age."TVWATCH LIVEWATCH IN THE APPUP NEXT | ETListen