Updated: August 1, 2012 6:01AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Michael Phelps, 27; Fantasia Barrino, 28; Monica Potter, 41; Mike Tyson, 46.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be careful who you trust or get involved with emotionally, financially or secretly. Protect your reputation and your security. Get together with people you can rely on to do their fair share. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Arguments will erupt easily if you don’t take precautions to sidestep stubborn individuals looking for a fight. Spend time making your home more inviting. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will attract attention and the assistance you need to make reforms. Get promises in writing to ensure that you are building a solid base for your goals. Do your best to look your best. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a realistic look at what you are trying to accomplish and rework your plans to better fit the economic climate you face. Your ability to be reasonable will help you drum up more help and valuable financial and intellectual input. 5 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Letting your emotions interfere in a financial venture will be a costly mistake. Keep close tabs on what’s being done at home and the actions of those who have promised to help. Don’t donate to something you know little about. Charity begins at home. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Rethink your position and put yourself in the shoes of those who have a different mindset. You have to understand both sides of a situation in order to make the right call. Rely on facts, figures and people you trust. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let the past ruin the present. Drop any emotional baggage you’ve been toting around. Focus on moving forward and doing whatever it takes to make you happy. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Money and contractual matters may not be clearly laid out. Ask questions if you aren’t sure what you’re getting or what is expected in return. A networking or social event can improve your life dramatically. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t lead anyone on or exaggerate what you have to offer. Change is overdue and will help you establish a better and more secure environment. A change of heart may be difficult to accept. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Times have changed, and what worked in the past isn’t likely to bring the same results now. Inch forward, checking for any weakness in your plans. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Revisit a chance to work with someone from your past. You can make life-altering changes that will bring you satisfaction, prosperity and confidence. Love, romance, commitment and a personal plan should be considered. 4 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Rely on experience to help you make a wise choice now. Expand your awareness. Money will be enticing, but find out what your obligation is first. 2 stars
IF JUNE 30 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Expand your mind, interests and circle of friends. Socialize more, and network with organizations that can help you advance professionally and personally. The connections you make must be able to contribute to your goals and fit into your plans for the future. Proceed with an open heart and mind. Your numbers are 2, 15, 22, 28, 37, 45, 47.