CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Corey Haim, 37; Martha Byrne, 39; Eddie Vedder, 44; Susan Lucci, 61.

Happy Birthday: Good deals are available and taking advantage of them will be your forte. This is the year to get your own position secure and on track. Change is all around you but with it comes benefits that can position you well for years.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A little extra time and effort put into something you believe in will pay off. Love is on the rise, so search for someone new or pamper the one you are with.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): By touching base, even by phone, with people you don’t get to see very often, you can set up plans to get together in the new year. A conversation you have with someone you respect will be enlightening and inspiring.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Romance may be high on the list but don’t mix business with pleasure. Holiday partying will lead to some very intimate conversations.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Look for change instead of running from it. There is a whole world out there that needs to be discovered by you and now is a great time to spread your wings and start the process of trying new things with an open mind and heart.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Last-minute purchases will turn out to be great bargains. Finish what you’ve started so you can head into the holiday season with a clear conscience and little worry.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Enjoy the young people in your life and make a concerted effort to do something that will bring you closer together with friends and family. Arrangements should be put in place if you want to visit an old friend.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You don’t have to take on everyone else’s problems. Tend to your own chores and leave time for a little love and romance.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Tie up loose ends and put everything behind you so you can enjoy the people who inspire you most. This is a great day to spend with friends or relatives, sharing memories and talking about your plans for the future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let love broadside you into making a poor choice. Problems with someone you work with may leave you wondering about your future.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t hesitate to talk business even though everyone else may be in a holiday mood. Your farsightedness will not be wasted. A purchase of value that will add to your convenience at home will pay off in time saved.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t get emotional over something that isn’t that important. Put your efforts where they will count by helping others. Kick back and enjoy the festivities of this time of year, instead of letting them cause anxiety.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Overspending may catch up with you more quickly than you thought. Size down a bit on your generosity this festive season. Offer assistance not monetary help.

Avoid secret activities.

Birthday Baby: You are strong, centered and always in control. You are original and open and know how to treat others in order to get what you want.

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