Keep an open mind this year, but don’t let others take advantage of you. You can outsmart anyone if you listen carefully. Your ability to assess whatever situation you face and then act quickly to ensure you come out on top will be your ticket to gains and greater freedom.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- A positive change in your status will brighten your day. Spending time with a loved one and planning for the future look promising. Live, love and laugh.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Emotions will swell if you get into a discussion regarding a joint venture. Partnerships need to be dealt with innovatively if you don’t want negativity to escalate.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Look for the best place to invest your time and money. Don’t hesitate to put your needs first. Staying healthy emotionally and financially should be your goal.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Take pride in what you do if you want to enjoy the perks that go along with being unique and innovative. An opportunity to join forces with someone interesting looks promising.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Brains plus drive and enthusiasm will help you win whatever challenge comes your way. Don’t lose sight of your goal, and enjoy the process of reaching your destination.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Don’t believe everything you hear. Bring up issues that could prove troublesome and revamp deals that are not fair or in your best interest.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Spend wisely. If you do your research, you will find a bargain that suits your budget. A change in the way you feel about someone will prompt action.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Emotions will mount when dealing with partnership concerns. Look for a unique solution to counter any bad effects resulting from discord. Choose peace and love over criticism.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Emotional manipulation is apparent when dealing with partners, youngsters or seniors. Don’t give in when you should be firm. Concentrate on your needs, not on what someone else wants you to do.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You can make a positive change at home based on what’s best for you emotionally, financially and professionally. Look for new ways to use your knowledge and talents.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Expect someone to disagree with your plans. Emotional outbursts are best handled with patience and tolerance. Be firm, but don’t burn bridges or let your decision ruin a good relationship.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Rely on your experience to help you avoid a financial loss or run-in with someone. Don’t feel responsible for what others do. Keep your distance and do your own thing.