Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or making big decisions from 1 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. Chicago time. After that the Moon moves from Libra into Scorpio.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You feel you have a lot at stake today in family discussions. Fortunately, others will listen to you because you’re passionate about what you want. Female friends and partners will be supportive. They’ve got your back just when you need it.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You are so persuasive today, you will convince anyone to agree with you. It’s an excellent day for those of you who sell, market, teach, act or need to talk your way into anything. It’s also a playful day at work. Things are great!

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You’re full of moneymaking ideas today! Because you feel financially savvy, as well as playful and charming, you have a deadly (but wonderful) talent today. This is also a good day to entertain at home, especially if you want to show off something new.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You might surprise yourself at how assertive you are today. For starters, you want everyone’s attention! Get out and socialize and make new contacts. It’s also a good day to start a new business venture; however, keep an eye on the Moon Alert.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Behind-the-scenes information might help you today so keep your ears open. It might flow in your direction or you might have to dig for it. Meanwhile, relations with females at home are excellent. Tweak your digs or do something to make your home more attractive.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Financial matters interest you today. In addition, your relations with other people, especially in groups, will be helpful. You can convince others to listen to you and follow your suit. You might pull a team together that can ultimately make more money.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

This is a powerful day for you to talk to bosses, parents and anyone in a position of authority because not only will they listen to you, in general, things will just go your way. It’s just that simple. If you make your pitch or agree to anything important, check the Moon Alert.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Feelings of escapism are in the air for Scorpios today. “I need to blow this pop stand.” Do something different today to indulge your desire for adventure. Explore your surroundings. Walk into someplace you’ve never been before. Inject your day with pizzazz.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You will have no trouble defending your own best interests in discussions about shared property, inheritances and insurance disputes. You know what you want and you will get it. Fortunately, a female friend or contact, possibly from afar (or another culture), will help you.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Lively discussions with partners and close friends will take place today. Do be aware of the fact that others notice you now because the Moon is high in your chart, which means personal details about your private life are public. Somehow, this will help you.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is a powerful day at work for you. When you talk to others you will have a natural sense of authority. You might even set the pace or show others how something is done in a hands-on way. Secretly, you want some adventure and a chance to learn something new. Encourage your inner Walter Mitty.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This continues to be a playful, flirtatious, prankish time for Pisces. Those of you who work in the arts or with children or professional sports will be especially productive. If you need financial or practical help from a female contact, ask for it.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Woody Harrelson (1961) shares your birthday today. You are a traditionalist and uncertainty makes you nervous. You are also caring and compassionate. You research the history of anything that interests you. Personally, you often retreat to your own protective shell. This year your success lies with others. People will benefit you. Therefore, make friends and join clubs and organizations. Help others because you will also be helping yourself.