CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Zooey Deschanel, 38; Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 38; Jim Carrey, 56; Betty White, 96.

Happy Birthday: Sit tight and wait for the right moment to make your move. Timing will be everything this year, and if you are too quick to act, you will be forced to begin again. Stay focused, dedicated and free from what others prompt you to do. Strategy, common sense and willpower will help you reach your goals in a timely fashion. Your numbers are 6, 9, 15, 27, 29, 36, 40.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep your life simple and avoid getting into a dispute with someone over money or matters that aren’t that consequential. Strive for perfection, personal growth, better health and greater happiness. Accept the inevitable and work with what you’ve got. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Tuck your emotions away where they cannot be detected. It’s important to display a poker face if you want to navigate your way into a prime position. No matter what or who you are dealing with, control will be an issue. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Search for information that will help you bypass trouble with authority figures. Get a clear vision of your financial status before you make a donation or commit to taking on an additional expense. Personal improvements are in your best interest. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Generosity or miscalculating the cost of a repair or other expenses that unexpectedly crop up will leave you short. Monitor your spending carefully to ensure that you don’t miss an important payment. Proper diet and fitness should be a priority. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Relationships should be handled carefully. Emotions will swell up if you make too many changes without discussing your plans with anyone who will be affected by the choices you make. Avoid indulgent behavior as well as emotional manipulation. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Attend a networking event or seminar that will offer different points of view. Gathering information will help you determine what’s best for you. Don’t let anyone persuade you into making a snap decision when money is involved. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Let past experiences lead the way. Consider what you can do to keep an important relationship healthy. Outside meddling or interference should be eliminated quickly to avoid making a mistake. Share your feelings and find out where you stand. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t feel you have to act impulsively in order to keep someone’s interest. Do your own thing and don’t worry about what others think. Go ahead and do things differently. Your uniqueness will draw interest and help you excel. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Reevaluate the past and how you have taken care of your interests and your health. Consider what you can do to make improvements without going into debt. Change is only good if it doesn’t throw other aspects of your life in jeopardy. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Slow down and pick and choose carefully when dealing with partners, friends or relatives. Refuse to be railroaded into something that doesn’t meet your standards or isn’t of interest to you. Love and happiness should be your top priorities. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Think twice before you take action. Find out exactly what’s going on before you call out someone who may or may not be the problem. Observe and moderate situations to avoid complaints as well as making a regrettable mistake. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look at the big picture when it comes to your overall health, personal finances and commitments. Practicality and common sense are best put into play to avoid being persuaded to get involved in something you may regret later. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are charming, gracious and kind. You are outgoing and sensitive.

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