Don't be afraid to take vigorous action in the year ahead. Your financial involvements look good, as long as you avoid unpredictable people. Rely on you and you alone when it comes to making progress and personal improvements.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Pick and choose wisely. Avoid people who tend to exaggerate or are forever asking for something. You have to nurture and take care of your needs, for a change. Make positive personal improvements.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Take a look at your work relationships and look for a way to collaborate equally. Allowing others to contribute will help you avoid resentment.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You should foster change and refuse to be influenced by what someone else is doing. Branch out into an area that will allow you to use your talents to the utmost.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Explore new interests and develop ideas. Research interesting ways to present and promote what you have to offer. Love is on the rise, and socializing will invite romance.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Be careful what you agree to today. It's admirable to be accommodating, but not at the expense of missing out on an even greater opportunity that pops up. Ask, and you shall receive.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Check out what's being offered and sift through any questionable promises being made before you take a leap of faith. Protect your assets and your family.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Listen to what others are saying, but don't act on hearsay. Follow your heart and only share something when you know what you will get in return. Privacy and consistency should be maintained.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You need to take control of matters pertaining to the home. If you're firm and fair, your stance will be appreciated in the long run. Quickly shifting conditions could lead to unexpected developments.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Helping others will help you get what you want, but before you decide to go that route, double-check your motives and consider possible consequences. A mistake could affect your reputation.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Put more effort into your personal life and your connections with loved ones. Invite the people most influenced by your decisions to comment and make suggestions before you make a move.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- When confronted with a restrictive situation, jump into action and counter whatever is standing in your way before it's too late. Partnerships can be formed that will ensure your success.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- It's a good day to get things accomplished, be they big or small. Interacting with others will help you seal a deal or come to a conclusion that will allow you to make a wise choice.