Some are of the view that the Financial Services Board is not doing enough to protect investors.

The Financial Services Board (FSB) made itself unpopular with Members of Parliament when it told the finance portfolio committee that it is not responsible for protecting you, the investor, from every investment scam. The FSB says the task rests with the Department of Trade and Industry and the Reserve Bank. Personal Finance reports on how effective the FSB has been in protecting investors and stamping out unethical practices.

Also in our weekend print edition:

* Spate of natural disasters will affect your insurance premiums.

* Severe illness cover: the pros and cons of a 100-percent payout and tiered benefits.

* South Africa’s top financial planners on how they add value for their clients.

* A good healthcare broker can help you to choose the most appropriate medical scheme option.

Personal Finance is published every Saturday in the Pretoria News Weekend, the Saturday Star, The Independent on Saturday and the Weekend Argus.