rich & Kathy Fettke
Rich and Kathy Fettke
Rich Fettke has a passion for helping people improve their businesses, grow their wealth, and live more fulfilling lives. He is the author of The Wise Investor, Extreme Success, and the audio program Momentum.
With a passion for researching and sharing the most important facts on real estate and economics, Kathy is a frequent guest expert on such media as CNN, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, CBS MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the #1 best seller, Retire Rich with Rentals, and host of two long-running RealWealth podcasts – “The Real Wealth Show” and “Real Estate News for Investors.” You’ll also find her on the recently launched BiggerPockets “On the Market” podcast as one of several co-hosts. Kathy received her BA in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University and worked in the newsrooms of CNN, FOX, CTV and ABC-7. She’s past-president of American Women in Radio & Television.
Rich is also a co-founder of RealWealth®. Since 2003, the company has helped over 60,000 members improve their financial intelligence and acquire cash-flowing income properties — so they can live life on their own terms. As a licensed real estate broker and an active investor, Rich was selected as a Rich Dad Author for his expertise as a Wealth Mindset Expert.
A pioneer in the field of business and personal coaching, Rich is past-president of the Professional & Personal Coaches Association and is former vice president of the International Coach Federation (ICF). He also holds one of the ICF’s first Master Certified Coach credentials.
Rich’s work has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers including USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Self and Entrepreneur Magazine. He has also been a guest on every major TV network and on dozens of radio shows including NPR and the Dr. Laura Show. His diverse clientele includes IBM, Prudential, Century 21, Morgan Stanley and the United States Army.
The former owner of a large health club franchise, Rich has over 35 years experience in business start-ups, management and training. He holds a degree in Business Management and is a graduate and former instructor of The Co-Active Training Institute, the world’s largest, non-profit and accredited coach training organization.
As an adventure athlete, Rich has competed in the ESPN X-Games and is a record-holding bungee jumper, licensed skydiver, experienced rock climber, lifetime skier, addicted surfer, and a really lame distance runner.
He enjoys working and playing in Malibu, California with his wife Kathy and their two daughters.
Kathy became a certified personal coach through the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, California. In 2001, she took the coaching process to television and produced a cable show called “DREAM” which followed the process of 6 people going after their dreams over 90 days. Kathy noticed a theme on her Dream coaching show: most people don’t have time for their dreams when they are spending all their time at work to make money to pay the bills.
Her show sponsor was a real estate expert and the segments they produced changed her life. After interviewing dozens of real estate millionaires, Kathy discovered their best strategies for creating passive income streams. She and her husband bought numerous investment properties and since then learned the highs and lows of investing that can only come from hands-on experience.
She is passionate about learning more and sharing that information with the members of RealWealth and her podcast listeners. Kathy loves the freedom that real estate investing can bring. She is an avid traveler and enjoys hiking, rock climbing, skiing, figure skating and surfing. She lives in Malibu, California with her husband, Rich. She also has two daughters and one grandson who live nearby.