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.

Get cooking with RLTV

Need new ideas or a fresh take on a classic dish? We've got the recipes you'll love to try from the RLTV shows you love to watch.

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.

RLTV Featured Video

Big Stone Gap Movie Trailer

RLTV shines a light on new releases coming to a theater near you. This month's feature is Big Stone Gap. A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.



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 …

How to Find Work/Life Bliss, Not Work/Life Balance

How’s that work/life balance working out for you? Chances are, not so well. The April 2015 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement survey from the Society for Human Resource Management found that 55 percent of employees say work/life balance is very important to their job satisfaction (up from 45 percent in 2013). But about a third …

The 10 Types of People You’ll Meet While Traveling

As an obsessive wanderer who’s been seeing the world since retiring in 2011, I’ve had the pleasure to meet a wide variety of travelers (well, usually a pleasure). What I’ve noticed is that they tend to have certain types of common personalities — for better or for worse. Because it is a natural human trait …

How to Plan for an Unexpected Early Retirement

Imagine this: you’ve been working hard for decades and are starting to feel comfortable with your financial future. All of sudden, a major life event forces you to retire five to 10 years earlier than planned. Now what? Perhaps a serious medical issue emerges. Or you lose your job in your late 50s or early …


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