Updated: January 5, 2013 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Tyra Banks, 39; Jay-Z, 43; Marisa Tomei, 48; Jeff Bridges, 63.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sort through your papers and see where you stand. The realization that you need to make financial alterations to ensure a brighter future will help you put stipulations on the way you have been handling work and personal matters. 5 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will make a mistake when dealing with a partnership. Don’t give in to demands or trust in what’s being offered. To stay in control, you will have to set guidelines with equality being necessary. 2 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take care of preparations for festive events or to prepare your home to better suit your plans. Ask questions if you need input from someone who will be influenced by the decisions you make. 4 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stick to what you do best. Choose a destination that will engage your mind with ideas that you can implement into your seasonal investments or social plans. Share your creative thoughts and you’ll get help initiating your plans. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Enjoy the company of an old friend or lover. Embrace the hobbies, people and pastimes you used to enjoy. Memories will help you get your life back in perspective and lead to changes that will ease stress. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): High energy coupled with excitement will help you spread your joy. Planning a trip or talking about your plans for the festive season will help you finalize a decision that must be made quickly. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A disappointment doesn’t have to knock you off your feet. Instead of skipping a beat, reorganize and reschedule quickly. You will be able to follow through with your plans, and you will gain control over your current personal situation. 4 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Diplomacy will be your ticket to good results. Share information and look at alternatives. Keep emotional matters in the background and you will avoid a problem that could disrupt your business plans. 2 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Good ideas will spring from conversations you have with a unique individual. Make sure you don’t ruffle feathers when dealing with institutions or agencies that can influence what you need. 5 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Size up your situation and make your move. Counter an offer and make it clear you want to close any deal you are working on before you break for the end-of-year festivities. Trust in your ability and so will others. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Listen carefully. What’s being said or offered may have underlying implications that will not suit your purpose or needs if you accept. Back away from any deal you feel uncertain about. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look beyond the obvious. You will recognize an opportunity to do something unique that can increase your financial future and satisfy your physical and emotional needs. 3 stars
IF DECEMBER 4 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You may feel like hiding out, but being a participant is your ticket to making a difference and getting one step closer to your dreams. An ostentatious approach will result in greater options with groups or supporters that can influence the outcome of the projects on your agenda this year. Embrace change. Your numbers are 9, 15, 22, 28, 31, 39, 45.