Updated: July 19, 2012 6:03AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Blake Shelton, 36; Carol Kane, 60; Roger Ebert, 70; Paul McCartney, 70.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Raise the bar, take the initiative and follow through. Past acquaintances can influence your earning potential. Pursue a creative venture. Love is apparent if you make the first move. 4 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Kindness, compassion and patience are good, but don’t let anyone take advantage of you. Someone will withhold information in order to get your support. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Taking a walk down memory lane will lead to reconnecting with someone. Romance is highlighted, but before you make any promises, consider how the choices you make will affect your goals. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t get involved in gossip or you’ll be talked about behind your back. Expect false information when dealing with government agencies. Follow the rules. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do what you can to help others. Volunteer your services. The more active you are, the easier it will be to win favors and support. Financial suggestions should be considered. Invest in you. 4 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Refrain from making a move or saying something you will regret. Emotions will be unstable and problems will appear much worse than they actually are. 2 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Expand your interests, meet new people and travel to new places. Re-evaluate your goals and assess whether you should continue down the same path or make alterations. 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Go over your personal papers and make changes that will help your assets grow. Don’t trust anyone to take care of your interests. A hands-on approach to whatever you pursue will protect you from someone taking advantage of you. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Concentrate on the changes you can make to improve, but go about any physical challenge cautiously. Romance is in the stars, but so is jealousy. Keep a clear head and avoid impulsive emotional actions. Make love, not war. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t gamble with your hard-earned cash. Look out for your physical, emotional and financial wellness. A change of plans may disrupt your day. Don’t take on responsibilities that do not belong to you. Excess is the enemy. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Use your innovative, inventive mind. People will gravitate to your side and inspire you to follow your dreams. Love is highlighted, and sharing what you have with someone special will ease your stress, lower your overhead and bring you benefits. 5 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be careful how you handle others. Too much of anything will make you appear careless and irresponsible. Avoid too much talk and unnecessary travel. Focus on a creative hobby that brings you pleasure, or do something special with youngsters. 2 stars
IF JUNE 18 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Keeping a steady pace will help you stabilize your position. Don’t divulge secret or personal information. Too much of anything will send the wrong signal. Arguments will not help you gain ground. A stalemate is likely to limit your progress. The sooner you become a team player, the easier it will be to reach your goals. Your numbers are 9, 14, 18, 27, 33, 42, 48.