Updated: August 13, 2012 6:32AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kimberly Perry, 29; Topher Grace, 34; Michelle Rodriguez, 34; Bill Cosby, 75.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Move money around to cover your costs. A deal being offered is too good to refuse. A partnership will be a stabilizing factor in your life. New surroundings will give you a creative injection that improves your skills and productivity. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Listen to your heart, and don’t be influenced by someone trying to manipulate your decision. Concentrate on creating your own scenario and deciding what works for you. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let the actions of others cause doubt. There is plenty you can do to improve your life if you sign up for events, activities and lessons that will benefit you. Don’t be a follower when you are a leader at heart. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep up with the trends and the times. Updates must be made, both personally and professionally. What you learn now will help you in the future. Don’t pass up an opportunity to acquire skills or. 4 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Rely on what you know, not how you feel about what’s going on around you. A costly mistake will occur if you listen to someone you love instead of relying on facts and figures. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Someone’s action is likely to disturb you. Take steps to secure your position and protect your reputation. Travel to discuss what you want to see happen face-to-face with someone important. 5 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You need a change of pace and surroundings. Don’t be fooled into taking an expensive trip. You’ll get just as much out of a more budget-friendly destination that lets you enjoy people, places or things you don’t see that often. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t get wrapped up in someone else’s melodrama. Back away from anyone trying to dump guilt or responsibilities in your lap. Do something that allows you to be creative and productive.. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Excess and opportunity will go hand in hand. Showing off a little will impress the right people. Your drive, attitude and ability to take action will lead to a proposal that will be too hard to turn down. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen carefully. You don’t want to miss important information that will influence the choice you make. Not everyone will be on your team, so be careful not to fall for a biased point of view. Rely on what you know. 5 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make a point of spending time with positive people who have similar interests. An opportunity to make a move geographically or to try out a different way of life is apparent. 2 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t take unnecessary risks. You must stick to what you know and do best to avoid suffering a loss. Too much of anything will not bring you the success you hope to achieve. 4 stars
IF JULY 12 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Don’t make hasty decisions where your home and family are concerned, but consider the opportunities that come your way with regard to professional gains. Do whatever it takes to secure your position or increase your earning potential. Who you know can make a big difference. Join organizations that raise your profile. Your numbers are 5, 16, 20, 27, 34, 44, 47.