CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kellie Pickler, 28; John Cusack, 48; Kathy Bates, 66; Mel Brooks, 88.
Happy Birthday: Keep your emotions in check and your mind focused on what you want to achieve. Taking the simplest route will save you money, time and stress. Getting involved in senseless debates or trying to prove a moot point will stand between you and victory. Use your skills, attributes and common sense to get where you want to go. Your numbers are 2, 7, 12, 24, 30, 38, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Money worries will escalate if you don’t budget wisely. Keep the peace at home and within your personal relationships to avoid discord. You’ll be emotional and tend to overreact in social settings. Overindulging will lead to trouble. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make plans to take part in community or neighborhood events. Getting out and having fun will lead to new adventures, friendship and will open up the possibility of getting involved in a new business venture. Home improvements will add to your comfort. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Focus on your professional plans. Check out the job market or enhance your skills to help you advance. Get back to the goals you once had and consider what you have to do to turn your dream into a reality. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refuse to let someone tempt you into doing something that is questionable. Protect your heart if you don’t want to face an awkward situation that will leave you feeling insecure. Focus on creative skills that bring you joy. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You need a change in your life. Spiff up your surroundings with a little decorating or renovation project that will lift your spirits. Physical mishaps are likely if you travel or confront a situation that is unpredictable. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Interact with people from all walks of life. Get involved in an event that you believe in and you will make new friends and discover options you didn’t realize you had. Complications with a personal relationship must be handled with care. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take it easy. Surround yourself with people who bring you comfort and joy, not hassle and discord. A day trip will help you recognize the changes you need to make in order to achieve peace of mind and happiness. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stick to what you know and do best and you will get the results you want. Self-improvement projects will turn out well. You will come across some interesting information regarding your financial situation that will lead to future gains. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your relationships with the people who mean the most to you should be nurtured. A kind gesture will lead to a lucrative turn of events. Focus on making positive changes at home. A home-based business has the potential to pay off. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do your best to avoid an emotional mess. Problems with communication will lead to misinformation and arguments. Don’t let your emotions run wild, making assumptions without having the facts. Bide your time — nothing is as awful as it appears. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Use your head and you will come up with a moneymaking idea. Put a workspace together at home that will help you develop your plans. Romance is on the rise, and celebrating how you feel will bring a favorable response. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can make your dreams come true if you socialize with people with similar goals. You can make a difference if you say what you think and do what you say. Follow your heart and let your creative imagination lead the way. 5 stars
Birthday Baby: You are curious, intelligent and quick-witted. You are sensitive and temperamental.
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