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Did you know that you can review your accounts with Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, at any time on your cell phone? With the READYSAVE 529 app, you are just a tap away from securely accessing and reviewing your higher education savings.

To start, download the READYSAVE 529 app now from the Apple and Google Play app stores. Once you install the app, select Ohio’s 529 Plan from the list of participating 529 programs. You can then log in with the same username and password you use to access your Ohio 529 account online.

With the READYSAVE 529 app, you can check your Ohio 529 account balances as well as track your savings progress. Additionally, investment options performance is available to review on your phone on the app, which is handy if your education savings are in different portfolio and fund options.

The app also allows you to make one-time contribution to your 529 account from your phone. Or you can set up recurring contributions for as little as $25. Through the app, you can also check your transaction history.

If your child is celebrating a birthday, a holiday, or another major celebration, you can use the READYSAVE 529 app to send out a Ugift code to your loved ones who would like to give the gift of a higher education to their Ohio 529 account. And with Ugift, you don’t need to share the actual account number.

In the READYSAVE 529 app, you can send the Ugift invitation to your family and friends either through a text message, email, Facebook Messenger, Facebook post, or Instagram Message. Once you provide the Ugift code, loved ones can visit to make their electronic contribution securely from their bank account. It’s that easy.

Since 1989, Ohio’s 529 Plan has been helping families across the nation save for their children’s higher education with many tax benefits. Ohio’s 529 Plan covers qualified expenses at any four-year college or university, two-year community college, trade or vocational school, apprenticeship approved by the U.S. Labor Department, or certificate programs, or continuing education classes nationwide that accepts federal financial aid. Learn, plan, and start for as little as $25 today at CollegeAdvantage.  

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