Moon Alert

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

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is a great day to work alone because any research you do will yield positive results. You will be careful in everything you do. You won’t overlook details. You might also begin something that will ultimately impress a boss or a parent.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Someone older or more experienced might have excellent advice for you today. Whatever transpires might influence you to modify your future goals. You’re in a sensible frame of mind and will prefer to seek out serious people — or someone who’s up for a serious discussion.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today people see you as responsible, practical, prudent and trustworthy. You look like someone who will deliver the goods — someone others can count on. (This is all quite wonderful. Think of a way to use this to your advantage!)

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Because you are in a serious frame of mind, this is an excellent day to make future travel plans. You have the patience and persistence to plow through a lot of details. You are also interested in philosophy or religion. A serious teacher might impress you.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You will be productive today if you plow through red-tape details dealing with taxes, debt, insurance, inheritances, wills and estates. Today, you have the mindset to deal with all this fun stuff. Therefore, deal with it!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is a good day for a serious discussion with a partner or close friend. People are open to discuss shared expenses, the division of labor, shared duties and responsibilities — that sort of thing. (Astrology is all about advice for timing.)

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

This is a productive day. You’re not in a flashy, social mood. Au contraire. You want to get stuff done and you want to be left alone so you can finish what you begin. Keep your head down and your powder dry because you will feel a strong sense of reward when you complete your tasks.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You might have an opportunity to teach children something today. If so, this will be rewarding and hopefully, mutually beneficial. Admittedly, children can be an added burden or an increased responsibility today. This is also a good day to work on plans for a future vacation.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

A discussion with a family member, especially someone older or in a position of authority, will go well today. People want to address serious, practical issues, and you’re up for this. In fact, you will impress people with your matter-of-fact, down-to-earth approach.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You can learn something today because your powers of concentration are strong and focused. Tackle routine tasks you might usually avoid because today you will get them done. Yay! Discussions with others will be serious — otherwise, you won’t be interested.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

You will take a serious look at your funding and cash flow today because, after all, it’s good to know what you have and what you don’t have. Get your facts now in case a “reality check” down the road is a rude awakening. When dealing with money, better to know now than later.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today the Moon is in your sign dancing with stern Saturn. This makes you more calm and reflective than usual. You will prefer the company of serious people. In fact, you might want to consult someone older or wiser about something. “Is it true there’s no Tooth Fairy?”

If Your Birthday Is Today

Singer-songwriter Billy Joel (1949) shares your birthday today. You are cautious, and yet you are bold and free-spirited! (A contradiction.) You are both enthusiastic and patient. (Another contradiction.) It’s time to get a better understanding of who you are. Explore meditation, yoga or other disciplines. This is also a year of teaching and learning. What you learn this year will be crucial for your progress and success next year.