Updated: August 7, 2012 6:16AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Matthew O’Leary, 25; 50 Cent, 37; Sylvester Stallone, 66; Ned Beatty, 75.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Group activity will help you gain confidence and give you a chance to market your skills and present your ideas. People from your past can play a crucial role in helping you advance now. 4 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Too much of anything will lead to disaster. Don’t give in to someone asking for too much. You have to protect what you have from someone looking for a handout. 2 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ve got all the right moves. Take the initiative and make changes that will ensure you the position you want or results that will make you more marketable. 5 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stay focused, and don’t get sidetracked by what someone else does or says. Keep your thoughts to yourself and refrain from upsetting any chance you have to fix a pending problem. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You have much to offer, and your enthusiasm will attract plenty of attention, but be careful — someone may take advantage of your vulnerability by offering you empty promises. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep a close watch on what everyone is doing. You need to work hard and stick to your plans, regardless of the temptations you come up against. Your biggest gain will come through your ability to finish what you start without complaint. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A passionate approach to whatever you do will bring greater popularity, and the help that can put you ahead. Change is within reach, but you have to initiate what you want to see unfold. . 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be creative with regard to your home and surroundings. You need a creative space if you are going to transform a good idea into a profitable venture. Don’t let an emotional matter consume you. 2 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take on a task that requires your talents and you will set yourself up for advancement. Alterations at home may seem daunting at first, but will be beneficial in time. A good relationship is apparent if you strive for equality. 4 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take a trip or attend an event that opens your mind to a new way of using what you have to offer. There is money to be made, but you must first avoid impulsive decisions made without doing your due diligence. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Focus on improving your financial, emotional or physical situation. What you set up now will lead to a better lifestyle. Be open about the way you feel to find out where you stand with the people you love most. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Not everyone will have your best interests at heart. You have to carefully choose whom you do business with, or you may end up losing out financially. Ask direct questions. 3 stars
IF JULY 6 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Do whatever it takes to secure your home, family, assets and future. Interesting ideas coupled with luck will help you jump forward when others fall behind, if you are willing to act when an opportunity arises. A change of location, self-promotion or profession will lead to advancement. Your numbers are 5, 19, 21, 24, 32, 35, 44.