Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? Free Retirement Guide It's never too soon to start preparing for retirement. But do you know what to look out for? Download our free ebook, "Retire Happy: A Simple Guide to Your Next Big Adventure." First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Address Thank you! Oops! Related Contents Tuning Your Social Security Benefit When should you take your Social Security benefit? Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.