Deal with nettlesome issues so that you can stop wasting time and get on with your life. You have the ability to bring about positive change if you are quick to react to the opportunities that arise. Don't miss out just because you refuse to face facts.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Emotional situations will flare up if you aren't careful about how you deal with your peers or family members. Use caution when discussing delicate matters.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Sharing expenses with colleagues, friends or relatives will be worthwhile. Don't feel the need to overspend. Look for alternatives that will help you cut corners. Be budget-conscious and ease your holiday stress.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You'll be faced with an unusual situation. Making a choice will be stressful if you don't have all the facts. A poor decision will lead to an emotional expense.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Book a trip, or discuss your plans for the upcoming year with someone you want to spend more time with. Sign up for a course or indulge in a creative pursuit.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Deal with matters concerning institutions. It's important to have everything in place before the year comes to a close. Doing something nice for children or elders will be fulfilling.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Call in favors if it will help you clear up pressing matters before the year comes to a close. A partnership looks promising, and discussions regarding how to move forward are encouraged.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Attend a community event geared toward festive ideas and end-of-year sales. A reunion with old friends or colleagues will be enlightening. Travel plans should be considered.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Put muscle into your domestic chores and get your place in tip-top shape before year's end. Moving forward without baggage will give you freedom to pursue new beginnings.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Change is good, and channeling your energy to make it happen will be satisfying. Your ability to work hard will bring results that exceed your expectations. A celebration is warranted.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You'll be given an unusual choice that's worth considering. Discuss what you can contribute and what you would like in return. Don't make a move until the deal suits you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Be creative. Make festive plans with youngsters. Preparing for upcoming events will bring you one step closer to an organized and peaceful end-of-year experience.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Concentrate on preparation. Being ready for upcoming festivities or taking care of personal paperwork that will help you transition from one year to the next should take top priority.