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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.
ARIES (March 20 - April 18)
The Moon's occultation of Saturn on Jan. 25 is a particularly nasty one, and it will bring out a lot of unspoken grievances having to do with sex and money. This has less to do with actual cheating and more to do with feelings of being used, duped and led around by the nose. Expect to hear lots of unflattering truths, but it's important to stay present and hear the other person out. Detox is never easy. Once the initial purge is over and done with, the real healing can begin.