CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Donnie Wahlberg, 40; Don McKellar, 46; Sean Penn, 49; Robert De Niro, 66

Happy Birthday: You can make some fast financial plays to help you get through tough times. Focus on tried-and-true budget strategies and before you know it you’ll be back on track. You aren’t likely to please everyone your decisions influence but, in the end, your creative accounting will pay off. An interesting partnership assessment will help you put your relationships with others in perspective. Your numbers are 4, 11, 13, 24, 39, 43, 48

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Approach personal matters with caution. Be clear about your expectations and how you intend to reach your goals. A relationship with someone who has been an integral part of your life will be of concern.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Pour your heart and soul into whatever needs to be done to make your home, family and domestic life better. It will be worth your while to make changes that accommodate the ones you love. Focus on what counts.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Change is something you can’t stop but you can adapt if you rely on your past experience. A money matter, if handled with class and ingenuity, will not be as costly as anticipated. Stick close to home and save money.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll have a hard time wading through any emotional debris. Focus on the here-and- now and what you can do to make your life better. It’s how you feel that counts.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your timing must be accurate if you want to make a fast maneuver that will bring people together. There is plenty to be secret about but, at the same time, plans must be made and goals set so that everyone is on the same page.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your serious attitude and dedication to your beliefs and causes will set you apart. A change within a partnership will establish your position for the future. An astute assessment of what everyone else is doing will be your ticket to victory.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ve got plenty to be thankful for but, if you rub someone the wrong way, you will end up in a situation that may derail your future plans. A trip and a face-to-face conversation will pay off. Authenticity will help you gather followers.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your heart on the line and speak emotionally about your plans. There is much to gain from sharing your ideas. Greater involvement with an organization of a serious nature will lead to an interesting partnership.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put a little effort into your home and you will avoid some of the criticism that awaits you should you ignore your responsibilities. A good idea will prevail if you talk over your plans with friends or family. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There are deals to be made and partnerships that can turn your efforts into something worthwhile. A strong coalition with a unique twist is all it will take to get things moving down a path that has plenty to offer financially and emotionally. 

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A few changes will be necessary if you want to get ahead professionally. A partnership offering you equality will be worth its weight in gold. Promote your talents and recognize what’s being offered in return. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can attract interest both personally and professionally if you network with people from unique walks of life. The more intent you are at pulling things together and making things happen, the quicker you will see progress. 

Birthday Baby: You are compassionate, caring and adaptable. You have a sense of justice and are serious, conservative and ready to lend a helping hand.

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