Student loan debt, at the crushing total of $1.11 trillion, is taking a heavy toll on what once might have been an unlikely group: parents. 

According to a survey from Citizens Financial Group, 94 percent of parents who have a child in college feel the weight of that debt, although nearly half have not figured out a plan to pay for it and 70 percent are afraid that it will turn out to be an investment that does not pay off. 

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