Temptation will be costly. Before making substantial purchases, consider the underlying expenses involved. This is a year to save, not to be frivolous. You don't have to spend a lot to improve your outlook, skills or future. Discipline and precise action will do the trick.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You'll gain valuable information if you discuss your financial, legal or medical concerns with an expert. It's best to know your rights before stepping into battle.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Share your thoughts with people who can contribute to your plans. Don't offer too much in return. Size up your situation, delegate tasks and stay in control.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Limitations and frustration will set in if you give someone the benefit of the doubt. Don't believe everything you hear. You are best off playing it safe.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Move forward with confidence. Trust in your ideas and bring about subtle changes that will position you for a brighter future at home and work.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Fix whatever is broken and get your chores out of the way in order to avoid complaints. You will feel able to pamper yourself without guilt once you have taken care of your responsibilities.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Speak up. You may not like the response you get, but it will help you put things in perspective. If someone is being pushy or forceful with you, back away.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't rely on others to take on your responsibilities. Expect to be questioned if you aren't forthcoming about your intentions and motives. It's best to deal with matters quickly and efficiently.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Share your feelings and find out exactly where you stand. Make choices that will encourage a happy home life. Getting along with the people you deal with regularly will enhance your life.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Avoid emotional situations. Don't let anyone back you into a corner. Walk away from anyone putting pressure on you or trying to coax you into doing something that doesn't feel right.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You will have a bird's-eye view of a situation that could help or hinder your plans. Use this opportunity to maneuver your way to success.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don't lose sight of the things in life that make you happy. Regroup and set your priorities straight. Where there is a will, there is a way. Use your imagination and experiment.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Keep your emotions under control. If you are too verbal or aggressive, you will end up being isolated. If you want to get ahead, you'll have to be a team player.