Broaden your outlook but not your budget. Gather information and learn all you can. Prepare to bring about positive change and beneficial results will unfold next year. Put an end to lofty relationships that tend to cost a lot and give little in return. Set yourself up for success.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don't live beyond your means trying to please someone who expects too much from you. Ease your stress by altering the way you live and how you handle your money.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Explore new places, and what you see and who you encounter will inspire you. A change to the way you live will lead to less stress and greater happiness.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Put your energy to work for you and make the changes at home or to your lifestyle that are long overdue. If you want something, go after it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- It's OK to do things differently, as long as it doesn't deplete your bank account. Someone who offers a different take on life will inspire you to regroup and make changes.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Communication will be your strong point. Negotiate on your own behalf and you will come up a winner. Pose incentives to offset competitive offers. A day trip or meeting is favored.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Watch what others say, do and offer. Don't be afraid to initiate a change if it will help you outmaneuver someone trying to upset what you are trying to achieve.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don't give away your secrets or let someone see your vulnerable side. Walk away from anyone who is a poor influence or who is likely to cost you emotionally or financially.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Use your persuasive talents to get the help you need. Money or a gift will come from an unusual source. A personal relationship will change the way you move forward.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Be careful who you get involved with. Offering help is admirable, but being taken advantage of is likely if you are too trusting of someone who is a smooth operator.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- A day trip will do you good. Visit a trusted friend and you'll be offered good advice regarding a personal situation you face. Invest your time and money in yourself, not someone else.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You'll have plenty of good ideas, but before you take action, check regulations and fees that may deter you from moving forward too quickly. Get firsthand information.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Beautify your surroundings or make physical changes that will enhance your appearance. Plan an evening out with someone special. Establish your intentions and discuss future plans.