ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't expect to receive the answer to an important question without a certain amount of backlash due to the highhanded way you asked it. Don't take people for granted. 

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): There could be extra expenses that you had not anticipated that could put your bank account into a tizzy for several days.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A competitive situation can get under your skin and prompt you to take foolhardy risks. Avoid making assurances or promises that are impossible to fulfill. 

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Sit back and relax rather than rising to the bait or running around looking for the action. You've got all the time in the world and if you can't find what you want today, tomorrow is another day. 

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Avoid getting into needless workplace confrontations; focus your energy on being friendly even when your ideas are opposed. You may benefit by gathering information from a variety of sources.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A friend or loved one may take for granted that you are on board with their agenda when in fact you've got your own plans. Be diplomatic but stand firm. 

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Gentle ways and a sympathetic manner may be in high demand at the workplace. A logjam could build up but if you remain agile you can navigate tight situations.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You have concrete practical energy to tap into for anything that requires working in a cooperative situation. Strive to get recognition in the business world for a job well done.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone may sincerely need a shoulder to lean on or may simply want you to bail them out of a bad situation. Achieve a compromise by helping others help themselves. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A grueling project may be more physically challenging than you realize. Improve your performance by staying well rested.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may have plans for all that cash you expect to make. You may forget to take deductions into account. Don't spend a dime until you've got the funds in your hand. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Someone could be so worried about offending your sensibilities that there is little left to say. Luckily you will find someone on the same wavelength.

IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Romantic yearnings or financial schemes might distract you from your usual routines or more important subjects. Your romantic fantasies could be fulfilled in August so plan a vacation or travel to an inspiring place with a congenial companion. This is a fabulous time to make long range plans since you can count on receiving excellent advice from friends and supporters and because you are wiser than usual. Accept any opportunities that appear as they will provide lasting benefits or advantages.