Moon Alert

We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Capricorn.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You will be prudent and wise handling your money today. For starters, you will work hard to earn it. If you are shopping, you will spend it wisely, especially on practical items that will last for a long time. Above all, you will not be frivolous.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today Venus is in your sign dancing with Saturn. This gives you a strong sense of reality and objectivity. Whatever you do, you will do it carefully and well. You will enjoy stable relationships and not make unrealistic demands on others.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Solitude in beautiful surroundings will please you today. You will want to explore a consciousness-raising discipline like yoga, meditation or some kind of study. It will please you to do something that makes you feel more solid and grounded in your world.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

A discussion with a friend or member of a group today will go well because everyone is in a practical, cooperative frame of mind. This is a good day to be involved with charitable activities. Hopefully, others will listen to your suggestions.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You make an excellent impression on bosses, parents and VIPs today. They see you as attractive, competent, capable and ripe with doable, creative ideas. Someone will ask your advice about how to make something look better or function better. Tell them!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is a great day to study or advance your education or training because you are disciplined and eager to learn. This is also an excellent day to make travel plans because you won’t overlook details. You will focus on the practical sides of doing what needs to be done. Bravo!

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Discussions about shared property, inheritances and differing values will go well today because others are cooperative and reasonable. That’s a good start. Trust the conclusions you reach because fair minds are at work. (You wanted more?)

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

This is an excellent day to talk to a partner or close friend and clear up what might have been a problem between you. You will both have the necessary detachment and objectivity to see what is going on and come to a fair-minded, reasonable assessment of things. Hey, it couldn’t be better than this!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

At work today, you will be conservative and careful. You want to protect your best interests. What you want is to do the right thing. You want the results to be permanent and something that you can trust and depend on. You can do this today.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This is the perfect day to practice your arpeggios or hone your skills for any craft or art that interests you because you have the patience, the motivation and the desire to perfect your skill set. When they say, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?,” the answer is, “Practice.”

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

A family discussion will go well today. It will be reasonable, fair-minded and above all, practical. You might want to introduce improvements to your home that make everything more harmonious and beautiful. What you have in mind will be doable, affordable and lasting.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is a lovely day because you are in a sensible frame of mind so what you do will be sensible and practical. However, you also appreciate the beauty of things and you want to achieve an aesthetic result as well. You will be able to achieve this balance, which is a rare and wonderful thing.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Russell Crowe (1964) shares your birthday today. You easily get along with others. You are sociable and understanding. You love to explore different disciplines. It’s time to simplify your life and build solid foundations. Channel your energy in one direction. Exercise is important. Take up yoga, martial arts or jogging — any physical discipline to help ground you. Hard work and effort will pay off this year!