Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You take pride in being open and sincere, and your rewards are just around the corner. Keep an eye out for blessings that drop from out of the blue.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Seek advice or exercise logic to formulate long-term plans. Pieces of the puzzle start falling into place on an important matter. Talk things over with a companion.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

You know a good deal when you see it, but may be in the mood to shop on your own. Keep busy with practical tasks, and let social matters hit the back burner.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You have wisdom where money is concerned, and should write down your thoughts. Partners may be more concerned with practical affairs. You may run into a wall if you push relationships now.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Communication with others is at a high point and you can come to agreeable understandings, but people in general may be less generous. Be prepared to pay your own way.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Demonstrations of loving kindness are likely on the home front. Try to avoid setting down rules and making pronouncements. There may be a bright spot ahead if loneliness is a problem.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Let love flow. Emotional distance might put up a blockade between you and someone special, so bypass problems. Patience will be rewarded, regarding both your cash and your heart.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

If you are concerned or indecisive, don't worry. Listen carefully to significant others, as they may have the perfect idea to solve your dilemma. You are moving toward resolution.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Think about ways to stretch your dollars. Attack the budget or reconsider luxury items. Short trips might be fun, but romance may escape your grasp.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Staying close to home and taking care of necessities will be more satisfying than venturing out today. Then again, you may prefer to go bargain hunting at yard sales or antique malls.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

A thorough understanding of minor matters can provide a solid example to follow. Expand your knowledge. Staying at home rather than eating out will save a few dollars.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You are in a congenial mood and willing to perform domestic duties. Self-discipline gives you a sense of satisfaction. A place for everything and everything in its place should be your motto.

IF AUG. 22 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You feel as if you have a spanking-new life, and although you are prepared for more changes, be assured that the disruptions and uncertainties in your world are a thing of the past. It might be time to put down roots and settle into a safe and dependable groove. Look for opportunities to permanently improve your life in the early fall.

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