Happy Birthday: Use your persuasive powers and your charm to get what you want this year. You will have to work swiftly to stay ahead of the competition. The sooner you make your move or do what’s necessary to clear the air, the better. Don’t get involved in secret matters.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t believe everything you hear. Travel the Internet and you will find the information you need to make a decision. Someone will change his or her mind but that shouldn’t stop you from going ahead with your plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t confuse someone’s feelings for you. If you aren’t sure where you stand, ask. A problem with older or younger people in your life will make you question your own position.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Positive action will bring you one step closer to your current goals. Love is looking very good and decisions regarding your personal life can be made. It’s a new year and you can make changes that will contribute to the new you.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): There is more going on than meets the eye, especially where your personal life and partnerships are concerned. Stay on top of what’s happening in your own back yard. A money idea you have could end up being very lucrative.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Good things will come to you if you aren’t greedy. Your ideas will attract the right people and, with a little experience behind you, a deal can be struck. A chance to do something special with someone you really love will make today even better.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): As much as you like things to be perfect, you will have to settle for a little less today. Critical responses will not make you popular. Put your efforts into having a little fun, socializing and making personal changes.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll find it hard to keep your thoughts to yourself. Enlist the help of someone you trust. Get the OK before you begin to make changes at home. Secretive action will bring poor responses.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Do your best to keep things honest and straightforward. It’s important that everyone knows where you stand and how you want to proceed in order for you to reach your goals.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you let your emotions get in your way, you are likely to experience loss and arguments. Get along with others if you want to muster up any sort of progress whatsoever. Short cuts will be frowned upon.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Things are beginning to fall into place. You should be able to make changes regarding your financial future. Don’t let anyone play on your emotions or persuade you to give them your hard-earned cash. A shrewd approach to business will bring results.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may fall short if you have been donating or overspending. Don’t be afraid to offer your services to someone who has connections. Extra work will come your way if you offer something unique. Money can be made and a partnership formed.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may be able to change your position if you are quick to respond. A change in a relationship you have will catch you by surprise. Think about your response rather than acting fast, leaving yourself no recourse.

Birthday Baby: You know how to handle people and you can be very persistent if someone tries to ignore your pleas. You are in control, aggressive and demand equality. You are original and competitive.

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