CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jonah Hill, 29; David Cook, 30; Nicole de Boer, 42; Joel Gretsch, 49.
Birthday Baby: You are determined, ambitious and changeable. You are curious and colorful.
Happy Birthday: Don't wait for things to come to you or for others to do things for you. It's important to be open and receptive. Learning will play an important role in your life and the direction you take from this point forward. Emotions must be considered. Your numbers are 4, 9, 17, 24, 31, 38, 42.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't jump to conclusions. Put the past behind you and look to the future with optimism. You'll learn from a personal experience you encounter with someone of interest. A financial gain will help you invest in your skills and endeavors. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't look at your failures -- enjoy your successes. A serious outlook is fine, but not when you should be enjoying the lighter side of life with people who normally only get to see you at work. Get year-end paperwork out of the way. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Relationships are key to your future. Ask for favors or offer something that will secure a relationship with someone special. A problem with deception must be brought out into the open before you can move on. Moderation will be required. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't let change cause emotional upset. Do your best to finish what you start and to take care of any responsibilities you've been given. You will reap the rewards and be given the time you need to devote to home and family. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Personal responsibilities must be dealt with before you can relax and enjoy the end-of-the-year festivities. A close relationship with someone will be enhanced. Travel plans or spending time doing something out of the ordinary will bring you pleasure. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Face domestic and family challenges in a practical manner. Judging others will cause resentment. A social event or shopping will cost you more than you anticipate. Don't count on a contract unless you have it signed, sealed and delivered. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Please those around you and you will open up new opportunities presented to you by a friend, relative or someone who is looking for a partnership. Traveling will lead to conversations with extraordinary people. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Getting back to your roots may be interesting, but don't believe everything an old friend tells you. Rely on your intuition to guide you when dealing with family and to lead you in a direction that will secure your position. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Create change if you are bored or unhappy in your current situation. A new year is about to begin and preparing to wipe your slate clean and start anew will bring you greater vitality and a chance to do things differently. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You may want to help those less fortunate, but do so for the right reason. Offering time, a service or suggestions will make a difference. An impulsive decision or move will cause emotional stress and can hurt your reputation. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Spend time preparing for the upcoming year. Strategize and figure out your best move. Focusing on what you can do to improve your chance of getting ahead personally or professionally will lead to a plan that will help build your confidence. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Too much of everything will be your downfall. Keep things simple and stick close to home. Don't be fooled by what others say. Avoid a fast-talking sales pitch, suggestions or offers that are too good to be true. Self-deception is apparent. 3 stars