Updated: July 26, 2012 6:05AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Busy Phillips, 33; Jason Lewis, 41; Ricky Gervais, 51; Carly Simon, 67.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be honest about what you can and cannot contribute. Size up your situation and understand what’s needed, especially if institutions or finances are involved. A little can go a long way, but precision and timing will be essential. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a minimalist position, regardless of what anyone says or does. Too much of anything will be your downfall. Don’t initiate change or travel unnecessarily. Listen, but reserve judgment and decisions until you are certain of your goals. 5 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t jump to conclusions, take sides or make assumptions. Evaluate each situation separately and make decisions based on observation, not speculation. Lowering your overhead and simplifying your life will enable you to excel. 2 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will find ways to improve your surroundings and your relationships if you look hard enough. Explore avenues that can change your lifestyle and your attitude regarding creative ventures. 4 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Withhold information if you think it might incriminate you. Patience and tolerance will be required to avoid being restricted or limited by anyone sitting in an influential position. Rely on experience to help you make the right choice now. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take note of what’s happening at home and at work. You may have to counter a move that has the potential to hold you back. Don’t let emotions prevent you from moving forward with your plans. Productivity must not be sacrificed. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Waffling or holding back the way you really feel will not help you get ahead. Love, romance and self-improvement should all be at the top of your list. Plan your actions carefully, however, and stick to a set budget. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make suggestions and be passionate about your pursuits. An intuitive guide will help you make the right choices regarding your investments and alterations to your home. Don’t be fooled by a greedy fast-talker. 4 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You cannot please everyone, so do what’s best for you. Altering the way you live or lowering your overhead will help relieve stress. Act on fact, not on hearsay. 2 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Avoid impulsive expenditures. Budget and pay outright for anything you want. A change in your social plans or love life will be to your benefit. Children or a free-spirited individual can help you recognize alternative options. 5 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The more you do to enhance your surroundings, the better you will feel about your future. Base your changes on experience. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stick to what you do best and offer what you can to those in need, but don’t give to someone looking for a free ride. Choose your battles and your allies carefully. Don’t let emotions interfere with progress. 3 stars
IF JUNE 25 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Concentrate on home, family and creativity. Develop your environment to suit the needs of those you love. The more activity you can drum up in familiar places, the better you will do. You may not enjoy change, but it will improve your life. Apply pressure where it’s needed to reach your goals. Your numbers are 3, 8, 15, 22, 30, 42, 46.