Astro Advice Weekly For December 02, 2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get the facts on the 2nd and 3rd before you make a decision. Refuse to let anyone pressure you into something. Focus more on important relationships and love. An image update will gear you up for the upcoming festivities. You should check your personal investments, documents and anything that can offset your taxes on the 4th and 5th before you run out of time. You'll feel much better once you know you have everything updated and in place. Your honest-and-open nature on the 6th, 7th and 8th may get you into trouble. Keep your thoughts and opinions to yourself, and avoid getting into a debate with someone set in his or her ways.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Plan something special with someone you love on the 2nd and 3rd. The more you collaborate on personal goals, the easier it will be to make your dreams come true. Personal gains look promising. Step up and make your thoughts be heard on the 4th and 5th. Business partnerships will improve if you are open about what you want to see happen. A networking function or office party will give you a chance to get to know your colleagues better. Don't let someone lead you astray on the 6th, 7th and 8th when it comes to your investments. Handle your own affairs to ensure you are the one who benefits, not some individual eager to get a slice of your profits.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consider what you have to do on the 2nd and 3rd that is dependent on others, and allow extra time for setbacks and delays. You are best to count on yourself if you don't want to be disappointed. Learn from mistakes on the 4th and 5th, and be cautious when sharing information that could be used against you or twisted to suit someone's agenda. Look for opportunities that don't rely on others. Spend more time working on your relationships with others on the 6th, 7th and 8th. Ask questions, find out where you stand and share what you would like to see happen moving forward. Striving for greater quality should be your goal.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your emotions in check on the 2nd and 3rd. Don't let situations that occur at home give rise to an unnecessary battle when love and peace should be your objectives. A positive attitude will help you ward off controversy. Mix business with pleasure on the 4th and 5th and you will get a lot accomplished. Sharing innovative ideas and considering new possibilities will bring you closer to the people who can help you build a better future. You'll misunderstand or be misled on the 6th, 7th and 8th by someone who can affect your position, reputation or your status. Don't leave any room for error or loss. If something sounds suspicious, be prepared to walk away.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get out with friends on the 2nd and 3rd. Entertainment, festive parties and generosity will be prevalent. However, don't overdo it or someone will criticize your behavior. A last-minute change of plans on the 4th and 5th will leave you in a quandary. Don't make a fuss; do your own thing and allow others the same privilege. You'll find interesting bargains if you do a little shopping. Enjoy the spirit of the season on the 6th, 7th and 8th. Activities with youngsters, along with a romantic venue with that special person in your life, will get you in the mood for end-of-the-year festivities. Don't overspend when the greatest gifts you can offer are your time and your love.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A trip to visit someone special on the 2nd and 3rd will bring you closer together. Attend a reunion or frequent old familiar places and memories and old acquaintances will appear. Romance is on the rise. The better informed you are on the 4th and 5th, the easier it will be to make arrangements for upcoming events. Share ideas with someone you love, and you'll find a clever way to save money and enjoy the gift of giving. Be careful how you handle friends, family or partners on the 6th, 7th and 8th. Don't let a misunderstanding turn into a situation that is out of control. Aim to stabilize divisiveness. An argument will lead to regret.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider the elders in your family on the 2nd and 3rd and find out how you can help them out during this busy time of year. A kind gesture will go a long way and will help you ward off potential domestic problems that could ruin the spirit of the season. Bringing memories to the forefront on the 4th and 5th will help bring you closer to your colleagues, friends and your relatives. Taking note of what's important will help you bring joy to others. Plan a trip or get together with friends and relatives on the 6th, 7th and 8th. The difference you make to someone who misses you will bring a smile to your face.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Secrets must not be revealed on the 2nd and 3rd if you don't want them to become the topic of gossip. Personal matters should be thought out before you share with others. Make changes at home on the 4th and 5th that are creative and will bring joy to those you love. Decorating your place for the festive season or making some of the gifts you want to give to friends will be time spent well. Take a look at your personal documents on the 6th, 7th and 8th to make sure everything is up-to-date before the year comes to a close. You can save yourself some money if you make a couple of changes to your portfolio.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't take on too much or make promises you cannot deliver on the 2nd and 3rd. Concentrate on making personal changes that will bring out the best in you. Take care of personal legal, financial or health matters on the 4th and 5th that should be put in place before year end. Staying on top of your private business will help stop someone from meddling in your affairs. Don't share personal secrets on the 6th, 7th and 8th if you don't want to be subject to criticism or complaints. Someone will try to use personal information against you if you are too boisterous about what you have or do. Listen more and say less to avoid slander.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Emotions will flare up on the 2nd and 3rd if you are impatient or impulsive. Try not to fuel the fire when discussing politics or religion. Keep your opinion to yourself, and sit back and enjoy what life has to offer. Tidy up loose ends on the 4th and 5th. What you accomplish now will buy you time as the year comes to a close. Having time to enjoy friends and family and to bring in the year without worrying about what was left undone will be a comfort. Don't overspend or let someone talk you into lavish purchases on the 6th, 7th and 8th. Let your common sense hold on to your wallet while shopping for gifts or when confronted with a sob story.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make adjustments to your personal affairs on the 2nd and 3rd. Discuss family matters and do your best to clear up any joint ventures that could cause a problem come tax time. Emotions will be front and center on the 4th and 5th. As excitement mounts with all the festivities going on around you don't lose sight of those who have difficulty at this time of the year. A kind gesture or friendly word will go a long way. Your involvement in youth groups and rallies or helping those less fortunate on the 6th, 7th and 8th will make a difference as well as make you feel good about your contribution. A gift, financial gain or promise is heading your way.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep life simple on the 2nd and 3rd. Overreacting, indulgent behavior or exaggerating will all lead to trouble. Concentrate on personal growth and physical improvements that will lead to a healthier and happier lifestyle. Look over both business and personal contracts on the 4th and 5th and make any adjustments you feel are necessary before it's too late. Time-sensitive issues should not be ignored because someone tells you it doesn't matter. Don't leave anything to chance. Traveling and dealing with distant relatives will lead to delays and misinformation on the 6th, 7th and 8th. Take notes, pictures and pay close attention to detail to avoid being blamed for something you didn't do. Don't get angry; do more to protect yourself.

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