Being shrewd, diplomatic and in control will greatly help you succeed this year. Don't feel pressured to take on too much or overspend. Moderation, keeping a steady pace and finding creative solutions will help you reach any goal you pursue. Don't be content to follow others. Take a position of leadership.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don't just think about change when you can make it happen. Gather information and prepare well in order to get the best results. A window of opportunity must not be ignored. Live, learn and embrace change.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Learn as you go. Ask questions and be hesitant to make an important decision or move without following through with a thorough investigation. Self-improvement plans are favored.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Remain levelheaded. Refuse to let your emotions take control. Make honesty and integrity priorities, regardless of what others do. Protect your position and future.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You must set things up the way you want them without drawing attention. Avoiding interference will allow you to accomplish much. Let your creative imagination lead the way.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Playful interactions with family and co-workers will result in popularity. Don't let your health suffer due to excess stress or high-strung emotions. Strive to reach your goals and live life to the fullest.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Activities that will keep you motivated and busy are favored. Family events or romantic plans will help distract you from life's little setbacks. Depression can be counteracted if you make personal changes.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Look at all the angles before you make a choice. A short trip or meeting will give you something to think about. Change begins within. Learn from experts as well as experience.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Concentrate on personal plans and engage in projects that you can do alone. Walk away if someone tries to use emotional blackmail or guilt to part you from your hard-earned cash. Invest in yourself.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Taking precautions will be in your best interest when dealing with partnerships and personal matters. Avoid making unrealistic promises. Stick close to home, and work on positive personal improvements.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Look for alternative ways to bring in cash, or call upon old friends to help you come up with a workable solution to any problem you face.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Do what you can to help someone, but don't lose sight of your personal goals. A methodical pace and a practical outlook will help you avoid an emotional mishap.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Refrain from acting on assumptions. Your emotions will be difficult to control when dealing with both personal and professional situations. You are best off taking a wait-and-see attitude.