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 Protecting Those Who Matter Most The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need. Assess Life Insurance Needs How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away. Preparing for the Expected You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.