Jeff McLean

My background and interests include political reform, international travel, new technology, and all things Boston sports related. I now serve as the Executive Director of the NH Rebellion which was founded by Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig. I previously served as Policy Director for Americans for Campaign Reform and led operational process improvement efforts at the Pentagon and United Technologies Corporation. I teach financial literacy. I have a Master’s degree in Business and enjoy serving as a board member to local non-profits. To learn more about my professional background and experience, please feel free to connect with me.

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People I’ve read countless articles about what successful people do on their weekends. Do you want to know the secret? It’s the same thing that they do every other day. As Aristotle said,“We are what...

Ten Essential Tips for a Bright Financial Future

See a lawyer and make a Will. If you have a Will make sure it is current and valid in your home state. Make sure that you and your spouse have reviewed each other’s Will – ensuring that both of your wishes will be carried out. Provide for...

Attitude

Attitude “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes,...

New Hampshire Rebellion Blog

New Hampshire Rebellion Blog The Professor’s Rebellion By Flore Vasseur (Dixville Notch, NH) Star law professor destined for the Supreme Court, Lawrence Lessig has launched a crusade against the influence of money in Washington. To fight...

The Rapidly Expanding Field of “Voter Information Platforms”

Originally published at: http://www.democracyfund.org/blog/entry/the-rapidly-expanding-field-of-voter-information-platforms By Kelly Born, Tom Glaisyer, and Jonathan Kartt Tom Glaisyer is the program director of the Informed Participation...

Cut out the expensive middlemen with cheap index funds

Cut out the expensive middlemen with cheap index funds Whether you’re swayed by the academic theories against active investing – or just the abundant proof showing most fund managers demonstrably fail to beat the market – the case for index...

People Who Make a Lot of Money Do These 11 Things — Do You?

People Who Make a Lot of Money Do These 11 Things — Do You? by Mikey Rox 0 comments There's not necessarily a trick to earning a lot. Despite what a number of scam artists and sketchy emails would lead you to believe, accumulating wealth...

Lump sum investing versus drip-feeding

Lump sum investing versus drip-feeding (AKA Dollar-cost Averaging) e’re often asked: Is it better to invest a big lump sum of money all at once, or to to drip-feed your cash into the market? And there happens to be an easy...

#1 Secret To Happiness: Be Passionately Curious

#1 Secret To Happiness: Be Passionately Curious Ariella CoombsPublished: September 20, 2014 Leave a comment “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." – Albert Einstein Are you struggling to figure out your career path?...

Citizens, voters are more powerful than money | SeacoastOnline.com

Citizens, voters are more powerful than money Buy This Photo Photo 1 of 1 | Zoom Photo + Thomas jefferson on two dollar billGetty Images Jeff McLean September 07, 2014 2:00 AM Here we are, at the height of the political season. The...

15 Business Lessons From Warren Buffet

A cross-post from GoodFinancialCents.com that I thought was worthy of posting. ----------------------------------------- There are people in the world who are best known for being famous for being famous. Think Kim Kardashian and Paris...

The Repeal of Glass-Steagall

One of my favorite scenes from The Newsroom is this. It discusses the repeal of Glass Steagall. The one piece that is not in the clip is why it was repealed. Here is why, in 1999 Congress repealed the measure after it got extreme pressure from...

Portsmouth, N.H.

http://vimeo.com/76010288 Portsmouth, N.H. filmed between the hours of 5:30 AM and 7:00 AM: Video Credit: Jason Bean

Do Active Funds Have a Future?

The trend is clearly headed in this direction. I would argue, this is the right direction given that it yields lower costs to investors.Do Active Funds Have a Future? The question is...

QU shorts Still Around.

My shorts from my college lacrosse days at QU back in 2002 and 2003.Somehow…they are still around and in good shape!

This is what America would look like without gerrymandering - Vox

This is what America would look like without gerrymandering We've written about gerrymandering[1] here on Vox - we've described some of the worst examples[2], and potential reforms[3] that might prevent it. But what would a world without...

Bob Cousy

Today, I donated the Bob Cousy signed basketball to the Birchtree Center School for Autism in Newington. I have had this ball in my closet since I was a small boy. I remember going to get it signed with my father at the Home Depot in Newington,...

NH Rebellion combating political corruption | SeacoastOnline.com

NH Rebellion combating political corruption Buy This Photo Photo 1 of 1 | Zoom Photo + Jeff McLean, executive director of New Hampshire Rebellion, with signs that will be placed along the 16-mile NH Rebellion walk taking place July 5...

Money: The root of the political problem | SeacoastOnline.com

Money: The root of the political problem Buy This Photo Photo 1 of 1 | Zoom Photo + Jeff McLeanCourtesy photo Jeff McLean May 06, 2014 2:00 AM Our current political system is set up in a manner that perpetually aims to divide us. We...

American political system is rotten to the core | SeacoastOnline.com

American political system is rotten to the core Jeff McLean March 10, 2013 2:00 AM We faced the fiscal cliff in December and just recently it was the sequester. On March 27 we face a potential U.S. government shutdown and in May another...