Honesty and integrity should be prime concerns this year. Taking a closer look at the people you associate with and thinking about your motives will help you navigate your way to the top. If you strive for perfection and put forth your best effort, success will follow.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Use your experience, knowledge and intellect to negotiate on your own behalf. An unexpected proposal will bring in extra cash. Book some vacation time with a loved one.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Avoid an emotional dispute by facing any troublesome situations before they have time to escalate. Common sense and a willingness to compromise will help you tame any trouble that’s brewing.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Business ventures are best handled without emotion. You must have a clear view of what’s happening if you want to emerge with the highest return. Look for opportunities.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don’t bottle up your feelings. If you let a situation fester, you will end up overreacting or doing something that is costly or uncalled for. Don’t get angry if you want to succeed.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Offer to do your part, but don’t let anyone talk you into taking on his or her responsibilities. Getting trapped in someone else’s melodrama will lead to conflicts and deception.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Emotional problems will surface if you are disenchanted about the way a partnership or collaborative project is turning out. Be honest, diplomatic and ready to suggest impartial solutions.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- A short trip or a meeting that addresses questions you’ve been laboring over will help you make a tricky decision. Plan your action and make your move.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Test your stamina. Take on a physical challenge and do what you can to strengthen your physique and enhance your appearance. A healthy attitude will be noticed and complimented.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- A friend or co-worker will disappoint you. Don’t let someone’s actions or words mislead you. Keep personal information a secret if you want to avoid being manipulated. Relationship problems will result from dishonest communication.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Emotional issues regarding a contract or personal financial matter will surface. Walk away from a joint venture if it doesn’t feel right. You will do better on your own.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Showing your intelligence and clearly and emotionally expressing what you want to see happen will win you favors and support. Be yourself.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Emotional discussions will leave you feeling uncertain. Don’t make a move until you are sure that the information and instructions you have been given are reliable.