Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or making important decisions today until 4:30 p.m. Chicago time. After that, the Moon moves from Virgo into Libra.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Some will make exciting travel plans today, or at least think about travel in the future. Others will be enthusiastic about publishing matters or anything connected with higher education, medicine and the law. Enjoy lofty discussions about politics, philosophy and religion.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This is a good day to make plans about how to deal with shared property, inheritances, insurance matters or anything related to jointly held assets and debt. You know what you want and you will know how to get it. Guard against overlooking details.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Discussions with partners and close friends will go well today because people are upbeat. This is a good day to discuss the terms of a partnership or how to proceed in the future. Intellectual stimulation and cheerful banter with others will please you. “Hail fellow, well met!”

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

This is a good day for mental work and important job discussions. In particular, it’s a great day to make plans for the future because you have vision and optimism. Business transactions, especially related to buying, are likely. Be careful to get your facts straight.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Your creative vibes are hot today! Those of you who work in the arts, the entertainment world, the hospitality industry or with children will be full of great ideas. You have the ability to encourage others to be the best that they can be.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

For some reason, you’re enthusiastic about a family discussion. Perhaps you’ve got big plans? Whatever the case, you will encourage others to go along with your ideas, which is a good thing. However, make an effort to stay on top of details, which might be overlooked.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

You’re thinking big today! This is the perfect day to make big plans and set long-range goals because you easily see the big picture. Plus, you believe in yourself! Make sure you get your facts straight before jumping in with both feet. (“Is this water really wet?”)

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

This is an excellent day for business and commerce. It’s a good day to make financial plans for now and the future. Work-related travel is likely. Whatever you propose will capture the attention of others, so believe in yourself and go, go go!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

This is a great day, which is why you feel optimistic and positive about life. You’re keen to make big plans because you see what it is you want to do. Be careful. Do not assume you have all the answers. Doublecheck all your details.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You can be a powerful force for good today if you look around you to see what needs to be done. Your belief in something will encourage others to believe in their own success as well. Someone is looking to you for leadership and strength today.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is a great day to schmooze with friends and members of groups because everyone is so upbeat and positive. It’s also a good day to do fundraising. Discussions about inheritances, shared property and the like will go well; nevertheless, don’t give away the farm!

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Choose today to talk to bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs to go after what you want. Quite likely, they will give you what you want. Your belief in yourself and enthusiasm for what you’re doing will sell your story. Meanwhile, others are supportive to you this year, right?

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actress Marisa Tomei (1964) shares your birthday today. You are gutsy, resilient and hardworking. You do not let obstacles overcome you. You are a good judge of character. Great news! This is perhaps one of the most powerful years of your life, a time of accumulation. The seeds you have planted in the past will now ripen because it’s a time of fruition. This is also a good year to buy and sell.