Take your time, get to know what you are up against and learn to trust what is tangible. Getting ahead will take thought and precision. Look at your options and consider what will be most likely to bring you the returns you are looking for. Discard whatever appears to be sketchy.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- The past can offer insight into an emotional situation. Listen to what others have to say, but don't follow the crowd if they are heading in a direction that doesn't suit you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Take a look at what's available. A change of location, lifestyle upgrade or educational opportunity is favored. Do your best to keep up with industry and technology changes.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Trust will be an issue. Offers that sound too good to be true should be ruled out. A slow build and hard work will help you excel. Leave nothing to chance.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Look at your choices and consider trying something you've never done before. Test the water to gain experience and insight. Trust your instincts and follow through.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Think twice before you make a move. Concentrate on how to best take advantage of your assets, skills and connections. Planning ahead is in your best interest.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- If you get involved in group endeavors, it will change the way you think about domestic and professional situations you face. Look at your options and proceed.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Do something for yourself. Getting a makeover, planning a trip or signing up for something that will help you develop new skills is favored. Romance is on the rise.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Participate in events that will help you gain experience. Share your thoughts and collaborate with people you find stimulating. Embrace new beginnings.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Don't lose sight of what's essential and what needs to be taken care of immediately. If you rely on someone else to handle your affairs or responsibilities, you'll be disappointed.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Rely on your abilities to remain calm and to avoid being talked into something before you review certain facts and figures. The best help you can offer is an honest opinion.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Updates at home will turn out well and should help to lower your overhead. A significant relationship will take a positive turn if you share the work and enjoy the results together.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Get involved in projects that make you think and that require your creative input. You'll accomplish a lot if you work with people who are practical as well as dedicated.