If you do what you can to help others this year, you will gain respect and popularity. Setbacks will occur if you give in to the temptation of extravagance or overextend your budget. Your strength of character will enable you to forge ahead despite periods of resistance from opponents.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Sign up to take part in stimulating educational or intellectual discussions. Any enhancement to your skills or knowledge will serve you well in the future. Gain confidence and boost your resume.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Be wary of tempting financial deals. Unless you know all the details and facts, you are likely to face a financial downturn. Invest in yourself and your talents, not in someone else.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Adjustments to your personal life should be put into play if you are feeling abused or unappreciated. Don't stay in a situation out of habit or fear. Prepare to make a move.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You will know in your gut if an upcoming opportunity to make a change is right for you. Guard against disappointment by getting a contract or agreement in writing before you commit.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You will make a good impression on someone and will experience growth and change. A new project will become a lucrative endeavor. Romance is in the stars.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You will be uncertain regarding your next move. Take time to make an informed decision and don't give in to domineering or overbearing individuals. Be true to yourself.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Personal difficulties will be resolved if you open up to those who care about you. Someone who has gone through a similar circumstance will offer sound advice.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Financial risks should be avoided. It is necessary to set the record straight for a meddling family member who wants to become involved in your personal problems.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Someone who has caused you pain will try to make amends. It's up to you to decide if this person deserves a second chance. A self-improvement program will bring amazing results.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Don't fall for insincere flattery. Read between the lines. Not everyone who praises you is being honest. Don't allow yourself to be used to make someone else jealous.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Your honest and trustworthy nature will cause someone to seek your advice. Be careful that your empathy doesn't cause you to take on someone else's problems. Offer suggestions only.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Your hard work and integrity will be rewarded. Do what you can to the best of your ability, and ignore those who try to make you feel unworthy or guilty.