This is the year for you to put some serious thought and effort into learning new skills. You can improve your financial position by becoming more attractive to current or potential employers. Don't hold back. Updating your credentials will lead to greater success.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You can reduce tension if you resist the urge to blurt out the first thought that comes to mind. Be mindful of the feelings of others or you'll tarnish your reputation.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Strive to find an equal balance between your personal and professional life. Too many pending problems will deter your focus and hinder productivity. Don't obsess over the inevitable.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Take a good look at your current position. Reflect on what has worked for you in the past and what you want to achieve in the future. Stop wasting time.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Your heightened sensitivity will trigger emotional discord. To avoid quarrels, find a place where you can spend some alone time to help settle your nerves and reconsider your position.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Hidden information will result in poor assessments. Don't rely on what others tell you. Do some scrupulous investigating to determine which details you need to know to make a good decision.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Idle time will leave you bored and out of sorts. Strive to accomplish something. Engaging in a hobby, uncluttering your place and re-organizing personal paperwork will all bring you satisfaction.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't blame others if you aren't happy. Take the initiative to follow your dreams. Advance your education, cultivate influential contacts or do whatever it takes to get the ball rolling.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Your loyalty and determination will make you an important ally to a worthwhile cause. Your willingness to help others will open many doors. You will learn much and gain many friends.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Get your personal paperwork in order. Search for something you missed that will improve your financial picture. Scrutinize any contracts or commitments that are coming due.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Don't neglect the ones who love you. Get any troublesome matters out in the open. Speak directly and honestly about your feelings. Brooding about past issues will not change the future.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Give yourself the day to rest and relax. Free yourself from routine strife. A long walk, a chat with an old friend or time spent by yourself will refresh and clear your mind.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Fend off boredom by getting involved in fun activities. Any lighthearted group situation will provide you with amusement and entertainment. Love and romance are in the stars.