1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don't rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you'll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Lolo Jones, 40; Jesse Williams, 41; Jonathan Silverman, 56; Maureen McCormick, 66.
Birthday Baby: You are astute, impulsive and passionate. You are persistent and visionary.
Happy Birthday: Being informed will help you get your way. Protect your position, reputation and status by welcoming what others think. The knowledge you gain will help you appease anyone who opposes your plans. Don't limit what you can do because you are too stubborn to give an inch to get a mile. Your numbers are 4, 12, 22, 26, 30, 37, 46.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be patient, thorough and protective. Take money matters and dealing with institutions seriously. Look at alternative methods of how to use your money wisely. Aim to build a secure future that offers peace of mind and the comforts you desire. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't let your concerns consume you. Be open to suggestions, consider all your options and don't get in over your head. You may desire change, but don't make a move to satisfy a whim. Be smart and sit tight. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Getting along with your peers, friends and family will be complicated if you overreact or don't fulfill your promises. Organization, preparation and finishing what you start will be the pivotal point between success and failure. Do what's right. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional spending won't solve anything. Buying favors will backfire. Consider who you are, what you do and what you want. If you lose sight of your goals and agonize over what others think, you will miss an opportunity to advance. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Finish what you start. Refuse to let what others do start a feud. Distance yourself from situations, people and decisions you feel don't support your needs. Choose stability over reacting emotionally. Don't give in to someone manipulative. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get motivated to make changes that encourage better opportunities and relationships. Attend functions conducive to meeting people who can help you advance. Update your look to ensure others view you as trendy and progressive. Romance is on the rise. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of your health and emotional well-being. Risks will cause problems. Stick to what and who you know in order to ward off interference and peer pressure. Choose what makes the most sense and brings the highest return. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep your emotions in check and your mind focused on what you are trying to achieve. Refuse to let anyone stand in your way. Walk away from partnerships that no longer encourage or motivate you to look, feel and do your best. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put more into your surroundings. Clear a space conducive to getting things done that will secure your financial position. Invest time and money in comfort, convenience and bringing you closer to loved ones. Be blunt and pay attention to detail. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Simplicity and moderation will help you keep things in perspective and stay on target. Focus on your financial plans, and maintain a lifestyle that puts a smile on your face. Don't give in to temptation or emotional manipulation. Romance is encouraged. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Bypass anyone trying to convince you to do something that doesn't feel right. Take the path that feels comfortable and offers something concrete. Refuse to let an emotional incident ruin your plans or come between you and your goals. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Implement change and invest more time and money in you, your future and the lifestyle you want to live. A difference in how you look will attract attention and lead to compliments. Social events will bring you in contact with someone special. 5 stars