Films for Fifty+

Tonight at 8pm ET

They're the kind of movies you can watch again and again. New classics and old favorites top this star studded lineup tonight.

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A Taste of History:World Travels

Thursday 9pm ET

Join Chef Walter Staib's mouth-watering adventure around the world. See how traditional dishes are prepared using historical techniques in native environments.

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Growing Bolder

Growing Bolder shines the spotlight on Big Stone Gap. A movie about finding happiness in any stage of your life.



RLTV, the only cable network and online destination for Generation 50+, inspires viewers this weekend to 'Rediscover' their passions with the premiere of A Taste of History: World Travels on Sunday, October 4 (10:00PM ET). This hour-long special is the highlight of a 'Rediscovery Weekend' filled with inspirational episodes of RLTV Lifestyle Originals, including Stanley on the Go.


Pros and cons of the a reverse mortgage program for families
It’s a quandary many families face: Mom and Dad, now retired, need more money to live on and want to remain in their home but are wary about signing up for a traditional reverse mortgage with a bank. (Yesterday, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a cautionary report on these loans and their advertising.)

Articles and Blogs

I Am Shrinking and So Are You

Standing on the edge of the continent in San Francisco, Calif., I am enveloped by the fog. It has time for only a quick embrace, and then rushes off to nourish the coastal redwoods, which grow 300 feet and higher. Will standing in the fog make me taller? I’m shrinking. Not in mind or spirit, …

Retiring Early, Retiring Late, Retiring Penniless

It’s not easy to surprise journalists like me who write about retirement. We’re jaded by surveys that repeatedly document how little Americans are saving and how many older workers say they’ll never retire. (Excuse me, one just arrived from But I always come away learning new and — yes — surprising things when I …

Over 55 and Overqualified: Advice for Older Job Hunters

I recently received this email from a woman named Patricia, age 64 (she asked that I not use her last name): “Who Am I? I ask myself that question every day. I’ve been labeled “long-term unemployed,” “99er” [a 99er is someone whose federal unemployment benefits ran out — after 99 weeks], “couch potato”, etc. I’ve been …

What?! My (Adult) Child Is Having Sex?

My wife, Sue, and I tend to keep pretty good track of our occasional medical expenses, so we aren’t taken by surprise when the insurance company’s explanation of benefits (EOB) comes in the mail. But a few weeks back, we received an EOB regarding our daughter. She was away at college and never notified us …

How This Man Started a Passion-Based Nonprofit

When David Schweidenback was in Ecuador as a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1970s, he noticed that everyone walked everywhere, except for his landlord — he had a bicycle. With that bike, he got more accomplished in a day than anyone else. Schweidenback returned to the U.S. and didn’t think much more about bikes and …


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