Horoscopes for Aug. 26, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Keke Palmer, 21; Macaulay Culkin, 34; Chris Pine, 34; Melissa McCarthy, 44.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: This is a look, see and do kind of year. Determination will help you adopt an attitude that can lead to victory. Remembering past failures and the experiences that have led you to this point in your life will influence you to make hard choices that may not please everyone, but will lead to a better future.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be assertive and follow a hunch. A service or skill you have to offer can be turned into a lucrative business venture. Express your thoughts and put together a plan that will entice someone you’d like on your team.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make suggestions or discuss work-related matters with your peers. Your show of enthusiasm will help you gain respect and support. Don’t be afraid to use alternative means or methods to improve your efficiency, knowledge or skills. Speak from the heart.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look past the obvious. Situations will not be as they appear. An emotional setback will develop if you ignore what’s being said or done. Honesty and straightforwardness along with moderation and practicality will help. Ask for approval before making changes at home.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Look at your to-do list and choose what’s most important. Putting your energy where it counts will help you avoid criticism. An unexpected change in a relationship must be handled with care. Follow through with whatever promise or commitment you make.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take a closer look at your financial situation. Overspending will lead to added stress. Practice moderation and look for cheaper ways to proceed with your plans. You may crave change, but stay within your means.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Feeling anxious is likely if you are uncertain about what others do or say. You are best to take a wait-and-see approach, especially where money matters are concerned. Don’t allow anyone to guilt you into parting with your cash.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Listen to and sum up the changes being suggested. Look for a way to satisfy the people you care about or the cause you believe in without jeopardizing your position or disrupting your home and family life. Do your own fact-finding.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will attract attention if you express your unique suggestions to your peers or someone who is in an influential position. Spending too much time with anyone will lead to a misunderstanding. Don’t let anyone take advantage of you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): False information from someone who isn’t trustworthy will set you back. Travel plans along with poor communication will cause uncertainty and could ruin the strategy you put in place. Have a back-up plan ready to counter whatever comes your way.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look, calculate and follow through with your plans. You can move into a strategic position that will allow you to make decisions that are sure to improve your standard of living and future prospects. Say what’s on your mind.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look for any professional opportunities. A shift in the way you do things will intrigue and entice someone to consider forming a professional relationship with you that should allow you both to prosper. Romance is in the stars.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Put passion, greater effort and calculated plans into play, and you will get ahead personally and professionally. Size up what you have to offer and what’s being offered in return before you make a commitment. Emotional finagling is apparent.