CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hayden Christensen, 33; Kate Hudson, 35; James Franco, 36; Ashley Judd, 46

Happy Birthday: Preparation, budgeting and being proactive will pave a positive path to victory. You will have to take control and express your wishes with detail and precision in all that you do and then execute your intentions with clarity, strength and confidence. Size up and prepare to deliver whatever it takes to enforce what it is you want to achieve.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your quick wit will be entertaining and invite new friendships. Expressing your feelings will help you gain respect and can lead to an interesting prospect. A financial gain is heading in your direction. Don’t squander what you should be saving.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Proceed with caution if you face an unpredictable situation. Focus on what you can offer and the alliances you can develop. An idea or service you can offer has income potential. Check out any formalities required to push your plans forward.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You mustn’t feel guilty if someone makes unreasonable demands. Saying “no” will help you gain respect and give you more time to take care of matters closer to your own personal interests. Don’t pay for others’ mistakes or make donations you cannot afford.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be careful what you say and how you react to others. You are likely to be misinterpreted by someone looking for more than what you have to offer. Keep your conversations simple, to the point and in no way misleading.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Include friends and family in whatever plans you make. Sharing will help you build a close bond with the people who can help you reach your goals. Changing your surroundings at home or by visiting unfamiliar places will lift your spirits.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Confusion is likely to set in as the day unfolds. If someone’s story doesn’t appear to be realistic or valid, you are best to back away to avoid any implications. Busy yourself with programs that will enhance you personally.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Avoid making sudden decisions or changes that are based on insufficient information. Money losses are likely if you don’t deal with personal situations properly. Don’t take chances; do your homework and make decisions based on what you find.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take time to fix up your digs or to clear a workspace that will allow you to develop your creative ideas. Love and romance should be at the top of your list for the evening hours. Express your desires and dreams for the future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put your energy to good use. Delve into something that stimulates you mentally and physically. Competitive sports, socializing with friends, or spending time with the one you love will be costly but well worth the expense. Love is highlighted.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen and learn. A time-out from talking will help you avoid trouble. You will face opposition if you try to get others to follow you. Stick close to home and avoid setbacks, problems and delays while traveling. Focus on safety.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do what’s best for you. Focus on money matters, better health and positioning yourself to land a better job. Stabilize your position amongst your friends and your peers, and you will set the course for a better future.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): The more you give, the more others will expect from you. Back away from situations that leave you responsible for others. You need a break and should focus more on your own projects. Being a little selfish will help you regain strength and respect.

Birthday Baby: You are positive and progressive. You are a leader, not a follower.

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