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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.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22 - Nov. 20)
It looks like you're going through a difficult time at home. Maybe a loved one is shouldering an emotional burden, your parents are being exceptionally demanding or you're facing a rising tide of unexpected house costs. It would be the perfect time to get away, but unfortunately, you're needed now — so that's not an option. Be there in the best way that you can and know that you will get through this. You were born under a zodiac sign that's accustomed to barreling its way through hell and high water.