AdvisorCentral, a portal for advisers and broker/dealers, has announced a partnership to create a platform with, an online education tool for college savers.

Registered AdvisorCentral users who use the platform will gain access to information on 529 college savings plans, the company said Monday.

Harry Groom, the president and chief executive officer of AdvisorCentral, said users will be able to register online through the platform by Sept. 30. The partners said they plan to launch the platform this spring.

In the past year AdvisorCentral has increased enrollments 100%, to 65,000 advisers and broker/dealers; mass-enrolled advisers from 15 major broker/dealer organizations; seen monthly "hits" rise to 2.5 million; and announced alliances with Financial Research Corp.,, and Acadient Inc.

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