ARIES (March 21-April 19) ***** Your presence at a party allows others to relax, because they know it will be a success. Your attendance affects many situations.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Listen to news within your immediate circle and decide just how far you want to go with a personal matter.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** You might not realize how inquisitive you are. Sometimes observing and listening might be more effective.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You might want to have a discussion that is way overdue, but the other party could shy away. Handle a money matter directly.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** Your spontaneity attracts many people. Make plans to get away from the immediate issues in your life. Go to a movie or a museum.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Sometimes taking a day off feels right. You have handled a lot of responsibilities in the past few weeks, and you deserve a break.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** You could see a personal matter differently after a surprising conversation. An interaction about money could be very intense.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** You have surprising energy. A conversation could clear the air, or it could cause a problem. Confusion seems to filter through the air right now.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ***** You will remain even-tempered, even with a loved one acting erratically. You might wonder what to do in face of this person’s behavior.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** You might want to examine what is happening with a loved one and his or her finances. And look at your own spending habits.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** You could be full of energy, especially after you touch base with a favorite person. Listen to someone’s concerns with extra care.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) *** Get into the holiday spirit, whether it be decorating, raking or sharing with a story about Thanksgiving. Others will respond to your enthusiasm.

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