It's always important to be on your guard when it comes to pension scams, but perhaps even more so since the pension freedoms were introduced last year. Con artists are viewing this as a golden opportunity to access your cash, so to help keep your money safe, campaign group Pension Life has outlined the top five things you need to look out for to avoid becoming a victim of pension scams.
The bottom line is to be on your guard. Remember that if anything seems too good to be true, it probably is, and always make sure you're dealing with a regulated firm – head to the Financial Conduct Authority's website to check – for complete peace of mind.
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