Overspending and overreacting will not help you get through the year. Resist the urge to take on more than you can comfortably handle. Someone you think you can count on this year will let you down. Assuming a leadership position is your best bet if you want to excel.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Do your best to be optimistic. Don't let uncertainty prevent you from trying something new and exciting. If you want to excel, you must learn from people who come from different walks of life.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your friendliness and approachability will bring new opportunities. Do your best to form a partnership with someone from your past who shares your interests. Help those less fortunate.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don't share your feelings with just anyone. Someone you consider a friend will let you down. Lending or borrowing will lead to worry and stress. Pay down debt.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- It is your unique outlook on life that makes you who you are. Don't apologize for your belief or vision. Align yourself with someone who shares your concerns.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Contracts and agreements are not to be entered into lightly. Do your homework and read the fine print before you sign on the dotted line. Romance is in the stars.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Meddling in someone else's affairs will bring unwanted stress in your own relationship. Don't take part in something that has the potential to cost you dearly or damage your reputation.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't be put in a compromising position at work by becoming too involved with someone's personal problems. Emotional confrontations are best kept to a minimum if you want to avoid conflict.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Intuition and positive ideas will open up avenues that were closed in the past. Good connections can be made if you network with people who work in your industry.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Focus on the people you love. Lifestyle improvements will add greater depth to your romantic life. Don't be tempted to stretch the truth or offer the impossible.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Be clear about your specifications and expectations. If you plan to develop a workable partnership, boundaries must be set. Be leery of someone from your past trying to make amends.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You will be disappointed in someone whom you've gone out of your way to help. Keep a close eye on your spending habits. Problems managing money could lead to anxiety.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Emotional confrontations will damage your reputation. Contain your feelings and act professionally. You will be criticized if you are overbearing or difficult to deal with. Be willing to compromise.