Listen to ideas and suggestions, but consider the expense involved. You can do much better if you exercise moderation and pay attention to detail. Take the time to research and plan a strategy before you launch something new. Take control rather than be controlled.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Problems will surface if you or someone you live with has been indulgent or impracical. Take action to turn things around in a positive manner.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Making alterations to your home to accommodate upcoming events will put added pressure on you and your bankbook. Don't be afraid to ask for assistance. If everyone pitches in, everyone wins.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Money matters are best looked at carefully. You may think you have more to spend than you do. Look for sales, and budget your end-of-year expenses carefully.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Emotions will escalate when dealing with matters concerning children or your budget. Try to live within your means. Discuss your plans, and ask for approval before you proceed.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Secrets are best kept. Don't feel the need to make a last-minute decision just because someone else does. Protect your assets and position. Romance and physical improvements are encouraged.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Plan to do something with children, or get together with a friend who shares similar interests. A shopping expedition will lead to bargains, but even so, limiting your expenses is encouraged.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Last-minute changes will lead to uncertainty and confusion. Making a fuss will cause bad feelings. Listen, observe and consider your options. Don't feel pressured to make a snap decision.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Discuss your plans with someone you respect. Your options will expand because of the suggestions made. A change at home will give you a chance to pursue a promising venture.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You need to step up when it comes to long-gestating projects. If you face facts and answer questions, you will be able to move forward stress-free.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Share your feelings, but don't let situations escalate to a point of no return. Stay calm, be straightforward and stick to what you know is within your means.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- A closer look at your bank statement will help ease your mind. Get your house in order, both literally and figuratively, before the end of the year.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Get together with someone you haven't seen for quite a while. Catching up will give you insight into new possibilities that could make for an interesting new year.