Fidelity survey shows attitudes toward college savings
-- 95% of teenagers feel an obligation to shoulder some of the financial burden of their college education.
-- Under ideal circumstances, 93 percent of parents would help pay for their teenager's college education, but two-thirds are not doing as much as they would like.
-- 79% of parents expect to rely on scholarships when paying for college, while 62 percent of teenagers do.
-- 87% of parents are saving for college but only 34% are utilizing a tax-advantaged investment such as a 529 plan.