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As a father-son team, we have had many opportunities to work closely together. We believe that working as a team helps to provide you with access to possibilities of solutions, and helps to ensure that you benefit from the highest levels of service. While we bring complementary skills and perspectives to our clients, we also share a commitment to responding to your needs promptly, professionally and thoroughly. Our goal is to earn your confidence not only through the quality of solutions we provide to you, but also the excellence with which we deliver them.
Services Include
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • 529 Plans1
  • Alternative Investments2
  • Annuities3
  • Asset Management4
  • Business Succession Planning5
  • Cash Management6
  • Certificates of Deposit7
  • Corporate Bonds8
  • Corporate Cash Management
  • Corporate Pension Funds
  • Corporate Retirement Plans9
  • Defined Contribution Plans10
  • Endowments and Foundations11
  • Estate Planning Strategies12
  • Exchange Traded Funds13
  • Executive Benefit Services14
  • Financial Planning15
  • Fixed Income16
  • Lending Products
  • Life Insurance17
  • Long Term Care Insurance18
  • Municipal Bonds19
  • Philanthropic Services
  • Planning for Education Funding20
  • Planning for Individuals with Special Needs21
  • Precious Metals22
  • Professional Portfolio Management23
  • Qualified Plans
  • Qualified Retirement Plans24
  • Retirement Planning25
  • Sustainable Investing26
  • Syndicate27
  • Trust Accounts28
  • Wealth Consulting
  • Wealth Management29
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Location

2200 N Rodney Parham Rd
Ste 100
Little Rock, AR 72212
US
Direct:
(501) 221-6100(501) 221-6100

Meet The Chacko Group

About Me

Jason Chacko is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Since his joining the Chacko Group as a Financial Advisor in 2009, he has concentrated on providing effective and efficient financial solutions for the individual goals of his clients.

 

Jason graduated from Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock, AR, where he was an active member of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program, for which he served as battalion commander. He was active with the Boy Scouts of America, through which he received the rank of Eagle Scout, and was President of the Church Youth Group at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. He received the Governors Award for Volunteerism twice in Arkansas. Jason graduated from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, as well as a number of other focuses, including Business Marketing, Finance, Chemistry and Physics. In addition to his studies, Jason was involved with over 46 different campus organizations, ranging from a charter member of the Chemistry Club to a select member of the Skulls of Seven, a secret society of seven students charged with maintaining the integrity of the school since the school’s founding.

 

In his free time, Jason is active with his Church, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, where he currently sits on the board. He was the Chairman for the 2015 International Greek Food Festival held at the Church, as well as the Chairman for the 2016 Festival. He also currently sits on the board for the Little Rock FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and the Catholic High School for Boys Young Alumni Council. He enjoys golf, international travel, cooking, movies and reading in his free time.
Securities Agent: TX, AR, WI, WA, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NE, ND, NC, MS, MO, MN, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, GA, FL, CO, CA, AL; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
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About Me

Joe has been in the financial services industry since 2000.  Before he joined Morgan Stanley, he served as Controller and CFO for 16 years at United Way of Pulaski County. He currently works with Physicians, Engineers, Accountants, Attorneys, as well as Business owners and retirees to manage their financial and asset management needs.

Joe graduated from UALR with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Math and Information System. He has a Masters degree with an emphasis in Finance from U of A Fayetteville.

Joe and his wife Deena have two children, Jason and Jeffrey. Jason is a partner at The Chacko Group with Morgan Stanley. Jeff finished two years of biomedical research at Washington University of St. Louis. At present, Jeff is second year Medical Student at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences.

Joe is very involved in the community and served on several boards, including the UALR College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board and UALR Foundation Fund Board. He is a graduate of Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce Leadership and Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.

Hobbies include reading, cooking and travel.

The Chacko family is an active member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Securities Agent: TX, AR, VA, TN, SC, OK, OH, NY, NJ, NC, MO, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, GA, FL, CA, AL; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1295658
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Working with you to understand your life goals and develop a personalized wealth strategy. Today and for the years to come.
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • IRA Plans
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Participants
  • Annuities
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Investing

Working closely with you to guide your wealth and investments through the most challenging market cycles.
  • Asset Management
  • Wealth Planning
  • Traditional Investments
  • Alternative Investments
  • Impact Investing
Investing in Artificial Intelligence and Automation

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Family

Creating customized financial strategies for the challenges that today's families face.
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • 529 Plans / Education Savings Planning
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Trust Services
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Business Planning

Helping you on key aspects of your business such as ownership, liquidity and developing opportunities.
  • Succession Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Retirement Plan Sponsors
  • Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Corporate Pension Funds
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Making sure your philanthropic dollars are managed with the same high quality service as the rest of your wealth.
  • Endowments
  • Foundations
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Impact Investing
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1Investors should consider many factors before deciding which 529 plan is appropriate. Some of these factors include: the Plan’s investment options and the historical investment performance of these options, the Plan’s flexibility and features, the reputation and expertise of the Plan’s investment manager, Plan contribution limits and the federal and state tax benefits associated with an investment in the Plan. Some states, for example, offer favorable tax treatment and other benefits to their residents only if they invest in the state’s own Qualified Tuition Program. Investors should determine their home state’s tax treatment of 529 plans when considering whether to choose an in-state or out-of-state plan. Investors should consult with their tax or legal advisor before investing in any 529 Plan or contact their state tax division for more information. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC does not provide tax and/or legal advice. Investors should review a Program Disclosure Statement, which contains more information on investment options, risk factors, fees and expenses and possible tax consequences.

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7CDs are insured by the FDIC, an independent agency of the U.S. Government, up to a maximum of $250,000 (including principal and accrued interest) for all deposits held in the same insurable capacity (e.g. individual account, joint account, IRA etc.) per CD depository. Investors are responsible for monitoring the total amount held with each CD depository. All deposits at a single depository held in the same insurable capacity will be aggregated for the purposes of the applicable FDIC insurance limit, including deposits (such as bank accounts) maintained directly with the depository and CDs of the depository.

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10Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

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13An investment in an exchange-traded fund involves risks similar to those of investing in a broadly based portfolio of equity securities traded on exchange in the relevant securities market, such as market fluctuations caused by such factors as economic and political developments, changes in interest rates and perceived trends in stock prices. The investment return and principal value of ETF investments will fluctuate, so that an investor's ETF shares, if or when sold, may be worth more or less than the original cost.

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18Insurance products are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

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24Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

25Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

26The returns on a portfolio consisting primarily of Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) aware investments may be lower or higher than a portfolio that is more diversified or where decisions are based solely on investment considerations. Because ESG criteria exclude some investments, investors may not be able to take advantage of the same opportunities or market trends as investors that do not use such criteria.

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