Jump into action. This is the year to negotiate your way to the top. Don't waste time bickering with someone who is negative and meddling. Broaden your circle to include positive, upbeat people striving to reach a similar standard of living. Believe and invest in yourself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Start your New Year's resolutions immediately. Putting a budget in place or setting up a health regimen that will ensure you are at your best will make you feel good and look fabulous.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Consider who is an asset and who isn't. Weed out the people who are always taking and never giving back. Insist on doing what's best for you as you head into the new year.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don't go overboard ringing in the new year. Problems will erupt if you are indulgent or insist on spending time with people looking for trouble. Choose your friends and lovers carefully.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Make a couple of personal changes and you will be happy with the results and the compliments you receive. A relationship with someone will take a positive turn. Plan to have some fun.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Let go of anything that isn't working for you. Attend a celebration that offers a chance to mingle with people you want to collaborate with next year.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Question anything that doesn't sit right with you. Stop allowing people to put unrealistic demands on you. Get out and socialize with people who share your interests, concerns and ambitions.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't overdo it. A small gathering or a relaxing evening with someone you love will help you ease into the new year gracefully and without trepidation.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Plan a get-together with the people you share common interests with. An unusual beginning to the new year will unfold as you discuss ideas regarding lifestyle changes. Share your creative imagination.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You'll be tempted to overdo it. Problems while traveling or with regard to your physical well-being are likely. Personal relationships will be tested. Don't start the year off on the wrong foot.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You will have greater insight into what you want to do next year. Summon the people you want to share ideas with and make plans for the future.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Put a stop to whatever or whoever has been dragging you down. New and exciting opportunities are within reach, but first you will have to clear the clutter standing in your way.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- It's a good time to embrace change. Holding on to the past or clinging to something that isn't feasible or realistic is fruitless. Look forward and adopt new ideas and plans that fit into current trends.