CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: John Mayer, 37; Kellie Martin, 39; Tim Robbins, 56; Angela Lansbury, 89.

Happy Birthday: Don’t buy into overspending or feeling the need to keep up with others. Do your own thing and set a trend for others to follow. Trust in your experience and insight. Take on more and use what you know to move along quickly in order to reach your goals. Don’t look back when what’s ahead of you is so much more interesting.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Expand your interests and explore places that have relocation potential. Sometimes a change is as good as a rest, so get away for the day and let your mind wander. Romance is highlighted and will lead to a personal opportunity.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Deal with bureaucracy diplomatically. Getting paperwork out of the way will help ease stress and get someone off your back who is being demanding or a pest. Try to keep things simple, to the point and well within your budget.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Gratuitous gifts or donations will boost your reputation, but you mustn’t let them break the bank. You can impress someone without doing something out of the ordinary. Use your swagger and finesse to reach your objectives and you will stand out.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional spending on unrealistic products or services will be costly. Look for ways to improve your self-confidence by adding new skills to your resume. It’s what you do that will leave a lasting impression, not what you have.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t take on too much or over-indulge. You may be in the giving mood, but limit your generosity. Love is highlighted. Don’t feel you have to buy someone’s affection. If you are fun to be with, that should be enough.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Criticism will not bode well with the person on the receiving end. Keep your thoughts to yourself and you will avoid getting involved in an argument that will ruin your plans. If you want to scrutinize someone, focus on your shortcomings.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pick up the pace and take control of whatever situation you face. Your generous help will buy you favors as well as put you in touch with someone you want to get to know better or work with in the future.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): There is no room for error. If something appears to be farfetched, you are best to take a pass. Working on a creative project or an improvement to your residence will keep you out of trouble and lead to positive accomplishments.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Let your confidence lead the way. You’ll attract the attention of someone in a position to help you excel. Extra cash will lead to a higher standard of living. Contracts can be negotiated and deals signed. Romance is highlighted.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Unpredictable distractions will disrupt your relationship with a friend or relative. Don’t venture too far from home. Problems will develop if you are too open about your personal goals. Avoid making a rash decision.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your money matters to yourself. If you want to make changes to legal or financial papers, try to do so quickly. The less information you share with others, the less interference there will be. Romance should highlight your evening.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t be enticed by the changes around you. You are best to take an obscure route that will ensure you remain in control of your destiny. Working with others will lead to disappointment and disagreements.

Birthday Baby: You are confident and courageous. You are a leader and an inventor.

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