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Horoscope for Monday, August 16, 2021

Moon Alert

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The Moon is in Sagittarius.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is an excellent day to study or learn something new because you have focus and concentration. Furthermore, you are interested in something “different.” Something in the news or something related to a foreign country might intrigue you.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You are the financial wizard of the zodiac, and today, you’re in a practical frame of mind — especially when it comes to dealing with shared property, the wealth and assets of your partner, inheritances, debt and insurance issues. Roll up your sleeves and get stuff done!

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

A conversation with someone older or more experienced might be beneficial for you today. Either way, someone is bound to offer you some advice. Perhaps this is a two-way street and you have some good suggestions for someone else? You’re eager to communicate today!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

This will be a productive day for you because you are in a more serious frame of mind, you want to accomplish something. This focus might also extend to your health, which is why some of you might make some resolutions about how to improve your health. (Note: A cookie in each hand is not a balanced diet.)

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Children might be an increased responsibility today. (Perhaps.) Or you might take a more serious approach about honing your skills at sports or in the arts? (Practice makes perfect.) If you are working on a creative project, you can make practical inroads.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

A family discussion about practical matters might take place today, especially with a parent or an older family member. Or perhaps the discussion is about an older family member? Either way, people will likely listen to you because Mercury and Mars are in your sign. Count on it. You’ll run the meeting.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

This is an excellent day to focus on detail-oriented work because you won’t overlook anything. This is because you are in a practical frame of mind and you are concerned with facts and figures. This is a good day to study something or to have a serious discussion with someone.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

If shopping today, you will be more inclined to buy practical, long-lasting items. (No ostrich boas for you!) This is because the moon is in your Money House and it is dancing with stern Saturn, which makes you more concerned with practical, serious matters. You want value for your dollar.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today you feel happy to be alone with your thoughts and feelings because you are in a calm, reflective mood. Likewise, this is why you will prefer the company of serious people. You’re not going to dance on the table with a lampshade on your head.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This is an excellent day to do research of any kind because you are in a serious frame of mind; furthermore, you won’t overlook details. You will scrutinize everything and you will have the patience to finish what you begin. This will please you because you hate to waste time.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

A conversation with someone older or more experienced might yield some excellent advice for you. Perhaps this person will help you make future goals or reassess or rethink your current goals. Be willing to accept help from wherever it comes.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

People notice you more than usual today. They might notice that you are having an important discussion with a boss or someone in authority. Or perhaps, they notice you because you appear sensible, practical and down-to-earth.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Singer, actress Madonna (1958) shares your birthday. You are intelligent and intuitive. You explore spiritual disciplines because you are intellectually curious and find learning to be a rewarding experience. You have strong opinions. You are also disciplined and hard-working. This year is slower paced and relationships are more important. In fact, this is a good year to establish a relationship that will benefit you in the future.