Jan. 12, 2017


ARIES (March 21-April 19): Problems with partnerships will arise if you're too vocal about what you want. Show concern for others and offer incentives that will help you come to a workable compromise.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Start a new project that will help you expand your financial future. Work with the intent of spending less by doing the work yourself or downsizing and taking baby steps to ensure that you can finish what you start.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Travel, donations, entertainment and poor investments will all lead to financial loss. Practice simplicity, moderation and restrict spending. Take time to think about the consequence you'll face if you are too impulsive. Avoid making poor choices.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't let a past relationship or emotional mishap bring you down. Concentrate on what you can do to improve your life without overspending. Romance is featured and will help to improve your personal life.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't make an impulsive move based on hearsay. The decisions you make now will affect your status and position. Err on the side of caution and avoid having to go into damage control mode. Abide by rules and regulations.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Partnerships and the way you handle others will determine how much you accomplish or how far you advance. Good fortune will come through joint ventures and working as a team player. Personal, mental and physical improvements are highlighted.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Say little and do your best to live within your means and keep your promises. Don't take on too much or let last-minute changes others make affect your plans. Moderation and simplicity will help alleviate unwanted trouble.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A day trip, meeting or passionate encounter with someone special will make your day. Don't feel you have to go overboard to impress someone. Offer information, not a donation or unnecessary expense. Love, romance and personal improvements are all highlighted.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Be careful how you handle work-related matters. Negotiations, settlements or financial matters are best dealt with methodically. Moderation, careful planning and handling your own affairs will be necessary. Confusion and uncertainty is apparent.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't get involved in a joint venture, impulsive investment or anything else that might impact your financial future. Take a leadership position and call the shots. Your judgment will far exceed fast-talking salespeople.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A problem with your bank or a government agency is best dealt with promptly and without making a fuss. Offer minimal information and you will avoid costly charges. Cut back expenses in order to lower your overhead. Avoid joint ventures.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A creative idea should be taken to the next step. As long as you don't go over budget, you will gain satisfaction and impress someone you love. Plan to do something that will boost your confidence and make you stand out.