Horoscopes: Oct. 20, 2017


ARIES (March 21-April 19): Draw on past experience when it comes to relationships and judge what's happening from an intellectual point of view. Weigh the pros and cons and consider what you stand to benefit moving forward with your plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Collaborating with someone you find inspiring will help you expand your creative interests. Talks, travel and conferences are all highlighted and will result in lots of opportunities and plenty to think about.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do things your own way. Don't be afraid to be different. Look at the possibilities and invest in yourself and your future. An opportunity will come your way if you are open to suggestions and willing to let others help you out.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Broaden your interests. The connections you will make if you communicate more or travel to places you've never been before will be enlightening. Children will have an impact on the way you think and the life changes you make.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Situations will get blown out of proportion. You can make simple changes at home, but first ask for the approval of those who will be affected by what you do. An argument will lead to regret and an inability to follow through with your plans.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Communication is encouraged. Get together with people you find experienced and discuss options that will increase your qualifications. Friends and relatives will offer insight and encouragement. A financial plan is encouraged. Lifestyle changes can cut your overhead.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Stability is encouraged. Mastering what you do best and incorporating it into your daily routine will help you maintain a steady pace toward your goal. Good fortune can be yours if you are prepared to adapt to change.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An idea you have or a change you decide to make regarding your current living arrangements will give you greater cash flow. A steady pace and a clear goal will help you outsmart anyone who tries to interfere with your progress.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A deal may sound good, but if you look a little closer, you will realize it's riddled with deception. If you want something, do the work and reap the rewards instead of trusting someone else to come through for you.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Concentrate on bringing something unique to whatever you pursue. The more you mix intelligence with your imagination, the easier it will be to outshine anyone who may be trying to compete with you. Personal growth is highlighted.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotional problems will surface if you get into a debate over money, future plans or beliefs. Be careful not to let negativity seep into an important relationship. An upbeat, positive approach to life will be the best cure.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Share information and consider getting involved in something creative or unusual. You don't have to spend money if you offer skills, experience or knowledge in place of cash. A settlement will turn in your favor.