CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ryan Seacrest, 37; Stephenie Meyer, 38; Ricky Martin, 40; Diedrich Bader, 45.
Birthday Baby: You are impressive, outgoing and charming. You face challenges head-on.
Happy Birthday: Pull your thoughts and ideas together and see what you come up with. Using what you have will enable you to lower your overhead and lessen stress. You can think big, but you must take baby steps to reach your goals. Don't let uncertainties stand in your way. Overcome obstacles by finding simpler routes to reach your destination. Your numbers are 2, 10, 18, 23, 38, 42, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Think about what you are going to do or say before you begin. A disagreement over money may arise if you feel you are worth more than you have been given. Negotiate diplomatically if you want to come out ahead. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You'll get a vote of confidence from your peers. Enjoy the festivities going on around you and use this opportunity to network with someone who can influence your future. Your timing is good when dealing with business, not so good with personal matters. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Spread a little love and joy around. The more you interact with friends, the more secure you will feel about who you are, what you have accomplished and what's yet to come. Look at the big picture and outline your year ahead. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Negotiations or financial dealings should be settled, if at all possible. What you leave for next year will not move forward successfully until at least the middle of the year. The decision is yours. Act now or prepare to wait. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Travel and dealing with peers will not run smoothly. Don't make an impulsive decision based on what you hear and see. You are best to take a wait-and-see approach to whatever you face. A business arrangement is not as it appears. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You'll have ample opportunity to make a good choice and to meet someone who interests you personally. Don't let frustration cause you to miss an event geared toward professional advancement or making a business connection. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Follow your head when dealing with peers and your heart when dealing with love. Refrain from being chintzy or putting a price on love. An investment you make is likely to be over budget, but it will make someone happy. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The past will come back to haunt you if you visit old familiar places. Don't regret what has happened; it's the present and the future that count. Look beyond the pressures of the holiday season and play for the long run. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel plans may be delayed. Remain calm and avoid getting into an argument with anyone who is overreacting to a situation that arises. Focus on home and family and on making changes that will bring you all closer together. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Positive changes at home will make the holiday season that much better. Your keen sense of what works and what doesn't will lead to greater benefits as the year ends. Hosting an event will put you in the spotlight. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Let your charm lead the way. Talking to someone you work with or for will help you secure your position or contracts. Greater personal stability will develop if you address mistakes and move forward. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A positive attitude will enhance your chance to get ahead. Don't overdo it when it comes to food, drink or spending money. Moderation will keep you on the right track and position you well for future opportunities. 4 stars