Your instincts and ability to make quick decisions will increase your earning power this year, but if you aren't careful, the money will slip through your fingers. Don't expect others to help you get ahead. Your success will depend on your willingness to do the work yourself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- By mixing business with pleasure, you will be able to tie up loose ends. Plan to celebrate your achievements while enjoying the company of people heading in a similar direction.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Conservative or long-term investments should be part of your financial plan. Don't jump at a tempting deal that lacks substance just because others think you should. Do your own research.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You will get upset if you let a reckless emotional state dictate your actions. Think matters through before you make a life-altering move.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You will receive mixed signals from someone close to you. Don't jump to conclusions or act on hasty assumptions. Give matters time to unfold naturally.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Your popularity will soar if you dedicate your time to a cause you believe in. You are a born crowd-pleaser, and you will have no problem drumming up support for your projects.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Joint endeavors will not turn out well. Sharing your plans will backfire. Someone will try to take credit for your ideas. Listen and observe, but carry out your plans independently.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't waste time fretting over events you can't control. Spend time with close friends. Your concepts will prove successful if you can enlist the help of someone who is willing to invest in you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You will stress yourself out if you don't learn to say no to demanding people. Take care of your mental and physical health by putting your needs first.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You should take time to consider how a current partnership or connection will impact the rest of your life. Professional interests are best put on the back burner while you deal with personal issues.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Unresolved health issues will surface if you continue to set an unrealistic pace. An old friend will make moves to regain the relationship you once had. Remember the past before moving forward.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Invest in your skills and knowledge. If you dedicate your efforts to something you feel passionate about, you'll get amazing results. Borrowing or lending should be avoided.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- When it comes to improving your home environment, you should do what you think best. Bowing to what others want will stifle your confidence and lead to frustration and disappointment.