Don’t mix emotions and money this year. Protect what’s yours and don’t feel pressured to give someone something for nothing. Personal improvements will help you get ahead and attract people who have something to offer. A change to the way you do things will pay off.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Learn all you can and strive to look and do your best. What you put out will make a difference to how well you do. Make important relationships a priority.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Dig deep and learn all you can. Being informed will help you avoid making a mistake or save you from getting involved in something that could end up being costly.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Think matters through to the end before you make a move. Don’t trust someone who is offering too much. If you want something done, do it yourself. Show a loved one how much you care.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don’t fall into someone’s emotional trap. Offer suggestions, but don’t pay for or take on responsibilities that do not belong to you. Play nice, but know when to walk away.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Make plans well ahead of time. You’ll have fun and meet interesting people if you socialize or get involved in activities that are physically and mentally challenging.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Concentrate on what you want to accomplish. Hard work, precision and dedication will pay off. Take care of things on your own steam. Your trust in someone may be challenged.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Attending a reunion or getting together with people from your past could lead to disillusionment if you believe everything you hear. Don’t compare yourself to others; just do your best.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Listen to what people are saying and go to the source for verification. Chances are good you’ll be misled by someone trying to take advantage of you. Avoid joint ventures.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Make your place more inviting. Clear a space and start a new project. Explore your options and adjust your current living arrangements. Show a loved one how much you care.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Choose your words wisely and don’t be taken in by hearsay. Consider how to best use your strengths and look for interesting prospects. Don’t get involved in secret activities.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Invest more time in yourself and your assets. Update your skills, and show what you can do for someone who could use your expertise.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Keep busy doing things that are helpful to you as well as to others. Refuse to let temptation or unreliable people trick you into doing things that aren’t in your best interest.