Personal finances and pending problems should be looked at carefully this year. Consider the best way to handle people putting demands on you or taking up too much of your time. Use diplomacy and incentives, and delegate responsibilities to free up time to go after your dreams.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Negotiate on your own behalf. When faced with obstacles, use your intelligence and quick wit to turn the tables. A little romance will improve your life.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Work, partnerships and advancement are favored. Don’t shy away from taking the reins or putting in more hours if it will help you gain the respect and support required to reach your goals.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Emotional matters will keep you on your toes. Partnerships are best handled with caution. If something sounds suspicious, speak up and ask questions. Self-deception is apparent.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Offer help, but don’t let anyone take advantage of you. A problem with someone who tries to take charge and speak on your behalf will come to a head.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You’ll be keen to try something new, but make sure you can afford the overall expense involved before you sign up. A positive physical change can be made without overspending.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Dealing with domestic matters, home renovations or expenses will cause stress if you are sharing the costs with someone who tends to be extravagant. Be clear how much you are willing to spend.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Share your feelings and be sensitive to the needs of others. If you are willing to compromise, you will find a solution, even if you are dealing with a stubborn individual.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Keep busy, move about and be willing to listen to reason. If you are too insistent or take on too much, you will not reach your target. Keep your life simple.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Concentrate on what’s important. Don’t exaggerate or be evasive when asked for facts to back up your claims. If you want to get things done, you’ll have to get along.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A steady pace toward your goal will be your best bet. If someone veers off in a different direction, don’t feel obligated to tag along.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Finish what you start and live up to your word. As long as you stick to your agenda and are productive, no one will have the right to complain.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- False information will be offered. Rely on your intelligence and trustworthy people to avoid being led astray. A financial opportunity looks promising.