Your self-discipline, intensity and passion will serve you well this year. You will have no trouble achieving your goals, and will earn recognition from your peers. Stretch your limits, but retain your work ethic in order to advance.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Make an appointment with a financial adviser to look over investment possibilities. There are ways to improve your monetary situation, and now is an opportune time to alter your financial outlook.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Stubbornness will be your downfall. Insistence on doing things your way will have a detrimental effect on your personal and professional partnerships. If you cannot agree, you'd be better off moving forward alone.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Your dreams of promotion will diminish if you get involved in office politics or gossip. You may not agree with some rules and regulations, but you need to follow them.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Frivolous spending can damage your financial security. Before you spend, question whether you really need to make the purchase. You'll feel better with less stuff and more money in the bank.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Someone will not realize the advice they're offering isn't what you need. Don't take offense; just make it very clear that you don't want anyone interfering in your personal life.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Put your house in order. Gather up instruction manuals and related warranties or guarantees. Reorganize your important papers and discard possessions or records that are no longer relevant.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Friction and hostility between family members will prey on your mind. Scrutinize your own actions before putting blame elsewhere. Criticizing is irritating, whereas finding a solution and fixing the problem is thoughtful.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- A misunderstanding or miscommunication between you and a partner will have to be remedied if you are going to move forward. A calm discussion will clear the air.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- A disagreeable attitude will compromise your position. Be known for your talents, not your irritability. Dependability and consistency will bring personal and financial rewards your way.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- No matter whom you are dealing with, if an agreement is drawn up, you must read the fine print. Don't make impulsive deals that might cause personal or family setbacks.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Compromise will be called for when dealing with partners. Go out of your way to reach a mutually beneficial agreement. Get whatever you agree on in writing to avoid future problems.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Household matters will take precedence. Make home improvements that will increase your comfort, convenience and family enjoyment. Host a gathering of friends and family at your place.