Astro Advice Weekly for December 29, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Invest in your concerns as well as your skills, knowledge and any means to improve your income on the 29th. Find out information firsthand on the 30th and 31st. Go directly to the source, and make any adjustments required to help you avoid interference. Dealing with institutions may be misleading if you aren't specific and ask for particular details. Bide your time on the 1st and 2nd. Listen carefully, and refrain from getting into discussions that are controversial or that might influence your status or reputation. Don't feel obligated to donate or help others on the 3rd and 4th. You need a moment to collect your thoughts and reassess what it is you want to accomplish this year.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make changes based on the information you gather on the 29th. Altering the way you handle your money or what you invest in will ensure that you protect what you already have. Travel plans or setting up meetings regarding your future can be put into play on the 30th and 31st. Ending the year with plans that can help you better your life next year will give you something to celebrate. Spending time with someone you love or taking time out to make personal improvements that will help you enter the upcoming year with confidence should be your goal on the 1st and 2nd. A unique approach or proposal will make an impression and help you advance on the 3rd and 4th.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On the 29th, deal with personal or professional partnerships that need an adjustment so you can prepare for the end-of-year festivities without feeling guilty or stressed. Taking care of year-end tax concerns, settlements, contracts or legal issues on the 30th and 31st will ensure that you will not experience unnecessary loss next year. Enjoy friends and family on the 1st and 2nd. The information you share will spark ideas and interest that can push you in a unique direction. Embrace change, and consider new ways to offer your services. Don't believe everything you hear on the 3rd 4th. A realistic look at a situation at home or work will help you move forward sensibly.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): If you want something, ask for it on the 29th. Don't let emotional self-deception stand between you and your desires. Put your heart on the line on the 30th and 31st by taking action regarding your relationships with peers, relatives and lovers. A change is apparent; in order to keep peace and harmony in your life, you must address concerns head-on. On the 1st and 2nd, improve your future by setting up a budget that will help you build a financial safety net. Moderation will help you start the year off on the right foot. On the 3rd and 4th, an idea you have regarding developing your skills, talents or education will help you reach your expectations as the year progresses.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Think about the future and the changes you want to make on the 29th. Take a moment to acknowledge friends and those you want to spend more time with. On the 30th and 31st, make plans regarding how you are going to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Make sure you don't spend more than you can afford. Start the year feeling good about your finances. An emotional issue is likely to arise if someone isn't happy with the way you have handled your responsibilities on the 1st and 2nd. Revisit legal, financial or medical concerns on the 3rd and 4th, and strategize how to proceed. It's important to have a plan before you move forward.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't let your emotions take over on the 29th. Someone you care about may not see your situation clearly. You'll be better positioned to take care of matters that concern serious discussions on the 30th and 31st. Don't hold back if there is something you believe will help the relationships you have with children, your lover or even one of your peers. A change to the way you earn money or handle your cash flow should be put into play on the 1st and 2nd. Once you have a handle on the way to budget, it will make the upcoming year much easier. An emotional issue will not be as it appears on the 3rd and 4th. Don't commit to anything until you have all the pertinent facts.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider your options with regard to how you earn your living on the 29th. Not everyone will agree with your choice, but you have to follow your heart. Discussing your plans with someone with experience or authority in an area that interests you will help reassure that you are making a good choice on the 30th and 31st. A domestic problem that develops on the 1st and 2nd will lead to an unexpected change. Accept the inevitable without getting angry, and prepare to move on. The outcome will be to your benefit. On the 3rd and 4th, getting back to your roots will help you put what's happening around you in perspective, allowing you greater insight into future prospects.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stay on target and say what needs to be said on the 29th, and you will finish whatever needs doing before the year comes to a close. A little adventure should be scheduled on the 30th and 31st. Whether you make a personal change or try something new, it will boost your confidence and your energy level. Opportunity knocks on the 1st and 2nd, and you must be ready to take advantage of whatever is offered. Travel, dealing with experts or finding out what your options are will help you excel. On the 3rd and 4th, don't let an emotional issue develop that can put a wedge between you and someone you love and respect. Listen to reason, and you'll find a way to make amends.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): On the 29th, don't divulge a secret, or you will have to answer to someone in an authoritative position. Make positive changes at home on the 30th and 31st, and you will feel good heading into the upcoming year. Take action and you will make a difference, but don't venture from the truth. Better to face the facts than run from them. A money opportunity is apparent on the 1st and 2nd. Look over a proposal or investment that piques your interest, and you will find a way to take advantage of what's being offered. On the 3rd and 4th, a compassionate approach toward someone who needs help will lead to a common interest that will help you both benefit in some unique way.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): On the 29th, make personal improvements that will boost your confidence and help you prepare for the upcoming festivities. Go over any last-minute plans that may need to be addressed regarding transportation or finalizing how you are going to close one year and bring in another on the 30th and 31st. Romance is highlighted. Your dynamic personality will shine through on the 1st and 2nd. Share your thoughts and listen to the concerns and suggestions offered. How you react will make a difference to what transpires. Uncertainty regarding someone from your past will make it difficult for you to make a true assessment of your relationship on the 3rd and 4th.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep an open mind on the 29th, and you will avoid an emotional misunderstanding. Don't let stubbornness limit what you can do. Consider how you can help your community, a cause or friend in need on the 30th and 31st. You will end the year on a high note. It's what you do for others that will help you do better emotionally. Secrets must not be revealed on the 1st and 2nd. It's important to live up to a promise and find alternatives that will allow you to be true to yourself and honor a commitment. Take an unusual path on the 3rd and 4th, and you will find a way to use your unique qualities. Learn from past experience, and you will avoid an unfortunate situation.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Express your desires on the 29th. The feedback you get will help you find the most effective way to end the year on a happy note. Don't let anyone complicate your life or your plans on the 30th and 31st. Just because someone makes a last-minute change doesn't mean you have to follow suit. Don't be a chameleon. On the 1st and 2nd, doing something nice for a cause you care about will impress someone looking for someone who possesses your skills, services or expertise. Let your imagination lead the way on the 3rd and 4th, and you will come up with interesting ideas that lead to a prosperous venture with a unique and talented individual.

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