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The right words are at your fingertips when Mercury forms a trine to Mars on Jan. 24. That's because Mars quickens the mental wheels when it exerts a positive influence on Mercury, the planet of communication, negotiation and wheeling and dealing. This is the perfect day to ask for a raise, make a pitch or sweet-talk that tightwad into opening up his wallet and peeling off a few big bills. It's also ideal for taking tests, exams or quizzes because you will experience near-perfect recall. The only thing to watch out for is pretending to know things that you don't. Make an overblown claim or try to bluff your way out of an awkward situation and you will be found out.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21 - Dec. 20)
Time is running out. For months, you've benefited from a short-term job, a temporary living arrangement or financial assistance that was meant to hold you over until you could get back on your feet again. The Mercury/Saturn square shows that this will soon be coming to an end and that you will have to move out of this holding pattern you've been in. It's a little distressing, but it's no different from riding a bike. Your self-confidence, belief and can-do spirit will all come back to you more easily than you'd expect.