Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Retirement Plan Detectives A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers. Who Is Your Trusted Contact? This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible. An Inside Look at Retirement Living A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.