IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY — Being a bit more restless than usual in the year ahead could work to your advantage. Instead of merely sitting on your numerous ideas, chances are you’ll start looking for ways to use them, and in doing so, find all kinds of profitable outlets.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — When you look for opportunities to better your lot in life, chances are you’ll find them. However, all you’ll get is disappointment if you fly too close to the sun. Be realistic and don’t overstep your bounds.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Do not discount any hunches you get concerning your business, finances or work-related affairs. Any one of them could lead you to a valuable asset or help avert a minor catastrophe.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Someone you meet could be worth getting to know better. Chances are, however, it will be up to you to extend the hand of friendship. This person is much too reserved to do so.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — If you find yourself in a situation that includes a number of people whom you don’t know, don’t be shy. Making new acquaintances will give you that lift you’ve been looking for.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Go ahead and develop any ambitious ideas that come to you. Chances are they won’t be as far-fetched as you or anybody else thinks.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — An associate is likely to impress you with his or her progressive ideas. You’ll likely be able to adapt them to your immediate needs.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — You’ll know how to put into play what others are merely talking about. Acting first will give you a big edge over your competition.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — If there is some kind of special information that you need, don’t wait for it to come to you. Get on the phone or Internet and contact people who have the answers.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) — This can be a very productive day if you focus on projects that require deep thinking. You’re well-equipped to handle duties or jobs of this ilk.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Use your head instead of your muscles when it comes to a major project that is in need of good management. The best way to get desirable results is to think your way through things.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Be a good listener, because there is a good chance that some business-related information that has eluded you will come your way. Keep your ears open and your mind alert.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Keep your expectations within reasonable bounds and you’ll have a profitable day. If, however, you look for more than you deserve, it’ll be another story.
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