Updated: March 7, 2013 8:57PM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Not until 11:30 a.m. do we have the all clear today to do business (whether $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The Moon is in Scorpio.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): As imaginative and ethereal as yesterday was, today is steady-Eddie practical. This is a great day for research that would help you budget better or use the resources of others to your full advantage.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Talk to others who are older, wiser or more experienced today to get the benefit of their advice. Whatever they say might help you in a group situation or it might help you polish your goals and see ways to achieve your hopes and dreams for the future.
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): This is a good day to talk to bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs about how to improve your job or get a better job. It’s also a good day to discuss your health with authority figures. Whatever is discussed will lay groundwork for how things can unfold.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s a great day to make travel plans. It’s an equally great day to make long-range plans regarding higher education, publishing, the media, medicine and the law. You want to be organized and today your thinking is disciplined. Plus you’re very results-oriented.
◆LEO (JULY 23-Aug. 22): This is an excellent time to sit down with others and discuss how to best use shared property and jointly held resources. You might see practical ways to tie up loose details about inheritances, insurance matters, taxes and debt. You want to get the most bang for your buck.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Talk to close friends and partners today about practical matters because you will easily achieve some level of consensus. In fact, an older or more experienced friend might have excellent advice. This is a good time to discuss the division of labor.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can accomplish a lot at work today because you’re prepared to do whatever requires discipline and self-control. You have focus, concentration and will pay attention to detail, plus you have the necessary endurance to finish what you begin.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Every aspect of creativity involves work, whether it’s the time of preparation or the clean up. Today you’re prepared for this because you have a sense of discipline. Discussions about the care and education of children will be practical and sensible.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll derive much satisfaction from what you do at home today or perhaps from important family discussions. Your focus is simply practical and looking for long-term results. This is a good day to tackle repairs or discuss how to approach them.
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Use today’s energy to do routine work you might usually avoid. You have a disciplined mind, the perseverance and the necessary endurance to get a lot done. You won’t overlook details and you’re willing to put duty and responsibility ahead of play and fun.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): If shopping today, you will want to buy practical items that last for a long time. In business matters, you’ll be interested in knowing what the benefit is in the future, not just for today or tomorrow. Talk to people who are older who know more than you.
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): It’s easy to channel your energies today into any direction you wish because you’re focused. This is a good day to look at your habits and your home and your work style and scrutinize your efficiency. Are you being as practical and effective as you can?
IF MARCH 1 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Actor Javier Bardem (1969) shares your birthday today. You are naturally artistic, in addition to which, many of you can beautifully develop a particular technique. You appreciate beauty around you and, in turn, you take care with your own appearance. You have an easygoing charm that seduces others. Privately, you are quite ambitious. Your year ahead is the beginning of an exciting new cycle. Open any door!