CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dot-Marie Jones, 54; Dave Foley, 55; Michael Stipe, 58; Patty Loveless, 61.

Happy Birthday: Do what’s best for you. Don’t feel the need to make hasty decisions just because someone else does. Let your talents rise to the surface and lead you down a path that you find exciting and satisfying. Be open to suggestions, but don’t let anyone make choices for you. Put more effort into whatever will benefit you the most. Your numbers are 2, 13, 22, 26, 34, 41, 44.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’ll come up with some interesting ideas and solutions to problems you’ve been facing. Research and learn all you can before putting your plans into motion. Start small and work your way toward a better life and a healthier future. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A good deal will be difficult to resist. Consider any consequences you might suffer if you move forward without first getting the go-ahead. Time-sensitive matters will leave you questioning the best way to move forward without upsetting anyone. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can make positive changes at home if you discuss your intentions with someone who will be affected by the choices you make. Getting the help and support you want will make your life easier. A partnership is apparent. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A change in the way you offer your services to others or deal with your peers will encourage you to get more in return. Hard work will pay off. Set your sights high and don’t stop until you reach your goal. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): If you love what you do, you will do it well. Look for jobs that interest and inspire you to do your very best. Expanding your awareness and collaborating with people who have more experience than you will be enlightening. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A change may not be welcome, but it will be educational. Use your intelligence and do whatever it takes to make whatever is going on around you work to your benefit. It’s how you handle situations that will count the most. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You may feel like being generous and helping others, but when it comes to how you handle your cash, it is best to be frugal. Offer hands-on assistance or worthwhile suggestions that will encourage others to do what needs to be done. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Protect your reputation, position and status. Use your intelligence and common sense to keep heading down the right path. A well-thought-out strategy will encourage you to stick to a budget and avoid risky ventures. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Check out what everyone else is doing and consider your options. Past experiences will spare you from making a mistake when dealing with emotional matters. Change can be positive, and short trips and networking will pay off. 5 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Be careful how you spend your money. Don’t get involved in joint ventures or donate money because you are made to feel guilty. Keep your cash, possessions and personal information locked up somewhere safe. Avoid indulgent behavior. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Partnerships look promising. Discuss your position and your intentions. Focus on positive changes and offer intellectual alternatives. You have much to gain if you use common sense to make your point. Be bold and take action. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A change to the way you do business or treat peers will be questioned if you aren’t accommodating. Explain your reasons for taking a different approach. Changes can be good if they are planned carefully. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are playful, entertaining and generous. You are sensitive and proactive.

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