Everything you've experienced will contribute to how far you go in the year ahead. Focus on making money at your work and through investments. Don't give in to bullying when it comes to something extravagant.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don't allow personal problems to stand between you and your goals. Step outside your situation and establish what you need to do to excel. You need to plan your moves carefully to solidify your position.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Be aware of what's going on around you before you take any irrevocable steps. Sticking to rules and regulations will protect you from dubious encounters. Educate yourself and investigate matters before you make a pledge.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Play around with ideas and options that could improve your living space. Joining new groups will lead to valuable networking opportunities. An open, receptive attitude will lead to good fortune.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Do your own thing. Don't expect everyone to agree with you or help you. Letting go could be the smartest move you'll make.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Offer suggestions to people seeking help, but don't take on responsibilities that don't belong to you. Emotionally charged situations will turn into a battle if you aren't diplomatic. A change will do you good.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Focus on participation today, be it in your community or in your career. Becoming more involved in a cause or group will lead to new friends and lasting relationships.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Keep life simple and avoid over-the-top expenses or responsibilities that will hinder the ability to take care of your needs. Don't be reluctant to do what's best for you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Do whatever it takes to improve your living space. Any projects that can enhance the way you look and feel will help you project a better image. Choose good will over anger.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- A day trip that offers adventure or new experiences could prove advantageous. Let your free spirit take over, and be on the lookout for opportunity.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Don't be shy, and make sure you loudly express your reasons for the decisions you make. Have confidence and show your leadership ability in a work situation, and you'll gain the right followers.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Too much self-criticism can be debilitating. Look at your positive qualities and work at perfecting the things you enjoy most and do best. If you direct your focus correctly, success will follow.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You've got what it takes to make a difference. Use your skills and offer people help and suggestions, and you will make an impression that will lead to greater prosperity and stability.