Horoscopes: Oct. 5, 2017


ARIES (March 21-April 19): You'll be pulled in different directions personally and professionally. Consider your choices and what makes the most sense to you. Being able to use your skills and experience to reach a satisfying goal should be your priority.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't feel pressured to make a move or react to a proposition. Time is on your side, and figuring out how you want to approach the situation should be done with patience and intelligence. Personal growth and physical activity are favored.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your knowledge, experience and intelligence to help you get ahead. An opportunity to make a change that will help you financially should be looked at carefully. Partnerships are encouraged, but don't let anyone negotiate on your behalf.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): An unexpected change will catch you off guard. Try not to act impulsively when time, consideration and facts will be required to get a true sense of what's going on. Don't feel obligated to take part in something that appears risky.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your passionate way of expressing your feelings, ideas and concerns will leave a good impression on someone you'd like to work with. Travel and communication will lead to an opportunity to excel. An unexpected offer looks promising.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't mix money and emotions. You can't buy love or happiness. Invest in yourself, not someone else. Use common sense and intelligence when it comes to finances, negotiations and medical issues. Protect your integrity and your reputation.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): An emotional situation is best dealt with responsibly. Partnerships are best handled with care. Choose your words wisely. If someone pushes you, back away and do your own thing. Play it safe and avoid controversy.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): People you try to help will cause you emotional uncertainty. Do what you can, but don't feel bad if it isn't enough. Change will come at a price, and you have to examine all sides of a situation before you move forward.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Use your intelligence to make the best choices at work and at home. If someone tries to push you, take note, then continue to take care of your responsibilities. The best way to make a difference is to do the right thing.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen attentively and consider your options, but let common sense and practicality guide your choices. A lot of hype can't make up for a flawed idea or pitch someone is making. Stick to your budget.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Come up with a new financial plan. Blend what you love to do with earning extra cash and you will have a winning situation that will impress your friends and family. Alter your environment at home to suit your current prospects.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen and respond carefully. You can influence your position or reputation if you are open to change and keep up to date on new trends in technology. Speak from the heart and live up to your promises.