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Saving for a College Fund? In Wisconsin, There’s an App for That

EdVest launches new way to save for your kids’ education

CV Family Staff |

Wisconsin families can now manage their children’s college education savings right from the palm of their hands.

The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions has announced the launch of READYSAVE 529, a new education savings mobile app available to everyone who owns an account through Edvest, Wisconsin’s college savings program. The app provides a convenient way to access information, track progress, and make contributions.

“We are continuously investing in tools and technology that make it easier for parents to plan, monitor and adjust their saving strategies,” said Kathy Blumenfeld, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. “This new app provides easy and secure access to account information right from your smartphone or tablet.”

The READYSAVE 529 app allows users to view account balances and investment allocations, make one-time or recurring contributions, and see how their savings compare with peers. Users can also invite family and friends to gift to their child’s or grandchild’s Edvest account.

Edvest account owners can download the READYSAVE 529 app from the Apple or Google Play stores and can log in using their existing username and password. Learn more about the Edvest program at or by calling (888) 338-3789.