ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** You have a way with words that is clear and concise. Whether confusion lies on your side or someone else's, do your best to clear it up. Not pointing fingers leads to good will.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** You might have made an error financially, or maybe someone else has, yet you're the one who has to deal with it. Don't turn down an offer to help.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ***** Go full speed ahead. Don't worry about the outcome of a situation. Rethink a personal matter involving a child or a new friend.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You are able to make a difference. Do your best to make someone feel more comfortable. Don't worry about the long-term implications of a situation.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ***** Listen to news with a touch of cynicism. You might sense that someone has distorted the story or left out an important fact. Show interest and ask questions.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Others will look to you to take the lead, so do so. You might be confused by recent events. Ask questions and trust your judgment.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ***** Take an overview. You know what you did wrong, but you also might be curious about others' reactions. Explore this further by asking questions.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Work with individuals rather than groups, and you will be happier with the results. You might need to sort out recent confusion.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 21) **** You always have strong opinions. Allow others to make the first move and express their ideas and feelings. On some level, this experience could be important.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** Focus on each task on your to-do list, and work toward meeting your goals. Your ability to move through a problem marks your interactions.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** The unexpected occurs, and you might profit from the outcome of handling it the way you want. Others might take a little while to regroup.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Stay close to home. You might want to reconsider an investment involving real estate or your domestic life. Investigate and discuss different courses.

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