MOON ALERT:  After 7:40 a.m., we have the all clear to do business (whether $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The Moon is in Aries.

IF January 24 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY:  Singer/songwriter Neil Diamond (1941) shares your birthday. Your strong charisma and personality captures the loyalty and admiration of others; however, this is not an easy mantle to carry because you yourself can become a victim of this. Settle your debts this year, to prepare for financial accumulation in the next three years. To clear away indebtedness is the thrust of this year. Consolidate your affairs for future growth.



ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’re in a mentally tough frame of mind, which allows you to approach any situation with quiet confidence. In fact, you are so focused on getting the job done, you will put your own personal comfort second to your obligations and duties. (Do I salute now?)

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your ability to research anything and find answers to old problems or questions is excellent. You will not stop searching and digging until you find what you’re looking for, in part, because you are focused and detail-oriented. Plus, you want to know.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen to the advice of someone older or more experienced than you because it will be beneficial for you. A female, in particular, might want to share their wisdom with you. Others will want to check with anyone wiser to get feedback about goals.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s easy for you to make an excellent impression on people in authority. Your approach to everything will be realistic, sober and conservative. Furthermore, you will be task-oriented and work relentlessly until you complete whatever is at hand. (Bravo!)

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You find it easy to study. Similarly, you will willingly plow through details related to legal and medical matters or anything to do with future travel plans, publishing and the media. Your mind is focused and one pointed. You will not be distracted. (“Come again?”)

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): This is a good day for serious discussions about shared property, taxes, debt and anything that you own jointly with others. Discussions about inheritances will be cautious, careful and fair. You have the patience to wade through details, and probably others are just as willing to do this, too. Hmmm.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Someone older or more experienced might have some wisdom to share with you. Almost certainly, all your discussions with others, especially partners and close friends, will be about serious, sober subjects. This is a good day to finalize or close something.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You are in work mode, which is why you will be so productive. You have excellent powers of concentration, and you will not overlook details. Furthermore, you won’t complain if you have to do routine, boring work because the finished goal is what you want.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A romance with someone older or of an age difference might begin. Others will use today’s energy to make careful plans for vacations or to have important discussions about the care and education of children. Similarly, sports discussions will be serious and factual.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Family discussions about home repairs or family plans  might take place. People are in a practical frame of mind, and they’re concerned with the security of things down the road. In particular, a female relative might have something to say.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your powers of concentration are excellent, which is why this is a good time to tackle boring, routine tasks you might usually avoid. You’ll have no trouble finishing the job at hand. If you have to learn something, your focus and concentration will help you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If shopping today, you will only want to buy long-lasting, practical items because you feel thrifty about your money. (You will certainly not be frivolous with your funds and assets.) Someone older might have excellent advice for you regarding cash flow and earnings.