Updated: July 27, 2012 6:03AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jason Schwartzman, 32; Derek Jeter, 38; Sean Hayes, 42; Chris O’Donnell, 42.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): A challenge will test your skills and stimulate you. Don’t parade your accomplishments. Use your imagination, but don’t make unrealistic claims. Social plans should include people from your past. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t discuss your plans. Not everyone will have the same agenda as you. In order to follow your own path, you are best to go it alone. Keep it simple and don’t make a big deal to avoid interference. 5 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Offer to do what you do best, nothing more. You don’t want to be taken for granted. Family discussions and money matters can be resolved if you are prepared to budget and compromise. Don’t let someone’s jealousy push you in the wrong direction. 2 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Turn your home into a drop-in center. The information you gather from the people who visit your domain will encourage you to branch out. A past partner or idea will help you move forward. 4 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll charm your way around any situation you face. Interact with people you can help and whom can help you in return. Mastermind an idea and you will entice others to get involved. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Work alone to get things
done. Interference is likely if you are too vocal about your plans. A new idea can turn into a prosperous venture if you use technology or new methods to speed up the process. stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Opportunity is apparent. Traveling or communicating with experts will contribute to your plans. Don’t allow laziness to stop you. Look at different lifestyles, cultures or philosophies to spark ideas. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Expect difficulties when dealing with institutions, authority figures or those who come from a different background. Listen, but don’t divulge your thoughts or your intentions. Stick to what you know and finish what you start. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Luck is with you, and there is plenty you can accomplish if you are upfront about what you want. Concentrate on finances, contracts and partnerships. Focus on something that is in demand. 4 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Protect your interests, your money and your emotional health. A realistic approach to work and how you deal with people will determine future prospects. Avoid anyone who embraces a lifestyle that isn’t in line with your goals. 2 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A strict budget will help your money work for you. A chance to lower your overhead or make your personal living space more affordable is apparent. A change in lifestyle will bring good results. 5 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Problems with friends, relatives or neighbors will cause you to rethink your next move. Don’t argue when the only recourse is to walk away. Take on a hobby or pick up a skill that will ease your stress and bring financial gains. 3 stars
IF JUNE 26 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Try new methods and explore new interests. Make alterations to the way you live and how you approach health, wealth and personal goals. Preparation will be key to reaching your destination, and approaching people who can help you along the way will be crucial. Let your creative skills shine. Your numbers are 4, 17, 20, 26, 31, 40, 43.