By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Plan to get together with friends or take part in a community event on the 4th. Impulse purchases will set you back. You can have fun without going over budget. Emotional problems will cost you on the 5th, 6th and 7th if you are nonproductive. Wrap your head around what needs to be done and it will help you forget your troubles. You can plan a surprise on the 8th and 9th that will please someone you are trying to impress. Your ideas will be well-received but may make someone you work with, or for, jealous. Don’t hide your feelings on the 10th or you may give someone the wrong impression. It’s important to deal with matters swiftly so you can move on.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a look at your investments and personal papers on the 4th. There are opportunities to make financial gains if you are willing to make some changes to your lifestyle. You have the right idea on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Now all you have to do is implement what suits your needs. You can win someone’s favour by sharing the information you discover. What you learn will allow you to change the way you do things in the future. Someone you think you can count on will let you down on the 8th and 9th. Prepare to forge ahead alone if you want to accomplish your goals. You’ll be singing a different tune on the 10th if you get involved in an interest group that shares your beliefs.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t trust anyone with your money on the 4th. An emotional issue will arise if you feel you have been taken for granted or let down. Don’t make long range plans on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Put your time and effort into learning something that can help you get ahead or bring you in touch with people who can. Unique, well-thought-out ideas incorporated into your work will set you apart from the competition. Show your strengths on the 8th and 9th and you will attract people who will support your efforts. Present, promote and produce. Keep a secret on the 10th or you will end up being responsible for the cost it takes to reverse what you revealed.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Avoid a scene on the 4th by steering clear of anyone trying to use emotional blackmail to get you to do something you don’t want to do. A partnership can develop between you and someone interested in similar goals on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Open up discussions that will allow you to investigate how well you can work with this person and what you can both bring to the table. Check credentials and references before moving forward. A costly mistake due to false information is apparent on the 8th and 9th. Getting angry won’t help but taking legal action will. You deserve a break on the 10th. Spend the day doing something spontaneous with someone you love.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make your arrangements early if you want to take part in an event on the 4th. A last-minute change can turn out to be costly if you aren’t well prepared. Do the best job possible on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Someone is watching and considering you for a better position. You may think you are being centered out when, in fact, you are being groomed. Keep your story straight on the 8th and 9th. A partnership will cost you if you aren’t upfront about the events that took place. An unexpected change will lead to uncertainty regarding your finances and your living arrangements. Use your charm on the 10th and you may be able to get out of an unsavory financial situation.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Unexpected mishaps will set you back on the 4th. Renovations or home maintenance will cost more than anticipated. Stick to a strict budget until you feel financially secure. You can make some headway on the 5th, 6th and 7th if you promote your ideas and network with people you feel you have something to offer. A conference, seminar or traveling to attend a meeting will benefit you in the end. Push hard to get what you want on the 8th and 9th. You should be able to close a deal or form a partnership that has great potential. Do something with friends, family or your lover on the 10th and you will get great feedback regarding future plans and new possibilities.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Someone will push you to take part in a questionable financial deal on the 4th. You can do better if you forego a joint venture and proceed on your own. You may be tempted to make some changes to your home on the 5th, 6th and 7th but, before you get started, work out a timetable and a strict budget. It will be difficult to get everyone involved in a family discussion to agree. Get acquainted with someone who can give you the lowdown on the changes you want to make. With a little creative thought on the 8th and 9th you can come up with a unique idea that will solve pending problems. You can expect good fortune to come from a most unusual source on the 10th.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get back to basics on the 4th and you will remember some important experiences that you can implement now to get ahead. A commitment to someone special on the 5th, 6th and 7th will make you feel hopeful about the future. Partnerships will get a boost if you sort out your differences and compromise. Good things will happen if you work harmoniously with the people in your life who count. Don’t be fooled on the 8th and 9th by someone offering to do something for nothing. There is always a cost involved one way or another. Ask what’s expected of you in return. Focus on love and romance on the 10th and you will enhance your relationship.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A twist of fate will change your world on the 4th. Prepare to act fast and protect your assets. Keep a close eye on what everyone around you is doing. You can settle a financial matter on the 5th, 6th and 7th if you crunch the numbers and pay what you owe and collect what’s owed to you. You can expect to upset someone with a decision you’ve made that will influence the outcome of a pending settlement. Make some changes to your residence on the 8th and 9th that will make it easier for you to make money from home. An emotional matter will leave you feeling uncertain about your future on the 10th. Don’t give in to someone wanting something for nothing.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Focus on a secretive matter on the 4th, being careful not to divulge information that might lead to criticism or put a hold on what you are trying to do. Do what you can to make things better at home on the 5th, 6th and 7th. It’s in your best interest to nurture important relationships and to accommodate someone who needs your help to start something new. A property investment may limit you initially but, in the long run, it will bring you high returns. Be honest about how much you are willing to do or to put in to a project on the 8th and 9th and you’ll avoid being coerced into a deal that doesn’t interest you. Take a walk down memory lane on the 10th by reuniting with old friends.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Help people who really need your assistance on the 4th, not those wanting to take advantage of you and your time. Someone you like is likely to disappoint you. Keep a secret and you will avoid an argument on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Don’t get involved in family disputes or discussions about what you plan to do in the near future. Instead, work toward your goals silently until you have something worthwhile to display and talk about. Emotional deception will leave you cold on the 8th and 9th. If you don’t trust someone, walk away and cut your losses. A personal change you make on the 10th will affect your financial future. Make the most of a good thing.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t count on anything or anyone on the 4th. You will be let down by someone who doesn’t honour a promise made. Take action on the 5th, 6th and 7th and you will make a good impression on a group you want to work alongside. Your original ideas will lead to a contract that will help you subsidize a project you want to complete. You will not be given all the facts on the 8th and 9th regarding a partnership you are involved in. Before you decide to move forward, be sure to ask questions about this person’s past. An emotional matter can be resolved on the 10th if you talk calmly about your thoughts and feelings. However, anger will make it impossible to move forward.