Managing your time effectively will enable you to strike a workable balance between your career and home lives. Your diligent preparation will make it easier to cope with anyone or anything. Your hard work will result in this being your best year ever.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Use all your intellectual resources when faced with a financial decision. It is vital that you understand your options in order to protect your assets and income.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your fun-loving nature and good humor will be infectious. Host a get-together for family, friends, colleagues or neighbors. Physical or mental games will prove entertaining.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Harmful rumors will surface if you don't use discretion when dealing with personal and professional relationships. A misunderstanding will be damaging to your reputation. Be perfectly clear and don't send mixed signals.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Look upon change as an opportunity for growth. Don't let anything prevent you from moving forward. Recall methods that have worked in the past. Prior experience will offer valuable tips.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Get out and enjoy the people and places that mean the most to you. Taking the time to enjoy light entertainment will lift your spirits and relieve stress.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Don't let anyone else call the shots. You will be disappointed in yourself if you don't fight for what you want. Trust in your skills and intuition, and stay in control of your future.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Deception is apparent. Don't be coerced into doing anything that could damage your reputation or your bank account. Someone you trust will try to take advantage of you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You have worked hard, now you must keep the momentum going. If doubt or anxiety causes you to hesitate, someone else will leap at a golden opportunity that was meant for you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Emotions will be close to the surface. Keep busy and avoid potentially volatile situations. Traffic or travel disruptions will wreak havoc with your schedule. Lie low.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Money is heading your way. Don't turn down a leadership position. Your status is rising, and successful negotiations with business partners or superiors will bring recognition and rewards.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- No matter how hard you strive to keep the peace, family disputes will cause anguish and hurt feelings. These issues will not go away without intervention. Avoid taking sides, and look for a workable solution.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Don't be fooled by flattery. Think about the consequences of your actions. You will be left in a compromising situation if you allow anyone to charm you into taking part in a risky venture.