Timing and fiscal rigor will be key factors in how much success you have this year. Weigh your options and make strategic plans that are cost-effective. Moderation, dedication, expertise and poise will lead to victory.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Social situations and group events will go as planned. Spend your time going over fine details that will separate you from the crowd. Don't wait for anyone moping or lagging behind.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Intelligent and creative people will stimulate and motivate you. A romantic connection will be enhanced if you attend a cultural event and are open to new experiences.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Career advancement is apparent. Keep your credentials up-to-date and carefully review the want ads or job postings in your area. A timely move will have a positive effect on your future.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You will feel especially sensitive today. Stop and consider the consequences before you rush headlong into a confrontation. Think before you say something that you'll regret later.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You will be missing out on a golden opportunity if you sit at home. Be alert to what is happening around you. You will uncover some valuable information regarding an investment.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You will form a special bond with a special someone if you spend a romantic evening together. If you are single, it's a favorable time to fall in love.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Being too outspoken will have its drawbacks. Get all the facts in order before you enter into a debate. Your credibility will be questioned if you are missing key information.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- It's a good day to mix business with pleasure. Stimulating conversations with compatible people will sustain your interest and give you an opportunity to examine your own feelings, beliefs and future goals.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Ask for advice before you end up making a costly mistake. Do your research before you get involved in a questionable situation. Without the proper information, you are likely to lose out.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You will need to improvise if things don't go as planned. Don't get annoyed; get moving. Flexibility will allow you to make the most of any situation that arises.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You can get ahead if you maintain your high work standard. Playing fast and loose with the rules or doing less than your best will harm your reputation. Be diligent.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Artistic and creative pursuits should be your focus. Let your imagination lead the way to a rewarding project or pastime. Don't be afraid to try something unusual.