You must choose your goals wisely in the year ahead. Don't let anyone take advantage of you. Offer suggestions, but don't be too eager to take over. Too much of anything will be costly. A skill you haven't used for some time will come in handy soon.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- A hasty decision will cost you. Step back and take a closer, more realistic look at the budget you have to work with, and you'll find a smart solution.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Listen to what's being said, but refuse to let an emotional situation escalate into a disagreement that could damage an important relationship. Offer patience and avoid stubbornness.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Make the necessary changes to your living arrangements to improve your emotional situation and outlook. Socialize with people sharing your current concerns and interests. Passion is in the stars.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Explore unusual places and get to know people from different backgrounds. The information you pick up will help you make a choice that will improve your personal relationships.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You'll be stuck with added responsibilities today. Deal with them quickly and then move on to projects or transactions that you find more interesting. An unusual investment will bring surprising results.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Explore new interests and check out what others are doing. The knowledge you gain will open up all sorts of possibilities. Offer your services or join a group that shares your concerns.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Focus on the positive and how you can help others. Your interesting approach will draw attention, leading to a surge in your popularity.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Explore some interests and broaden your knowledge and skills. Expect a jealous person to try to make you look bad. Emotions, particularly anger, must not be allowed to interfere with work.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- It's what you do that will count. Step your productivity up a notch and make the professional and financial changes that will lead to a better future.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Show how innovative and creative you can be, and you will impress someone who is in a position to help you advance. Consider partnerships with worthwhile contributors.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Sidestep anyone trying to push you into doing something unappealing. Follow your passion, but let your budget determine what you can and cannot do.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- A financial gain is possible, but it will come from an unusual and possibly difficult source. Look at what you have to offer and put a price on your services. It's a good time to broaden your social horizons.