TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Share your plans wisely to avoid being taken advantage of. Abide by the rules and avoid misunderstandings with medical, legal or financial institutions. Keep your life uncluttered. Deal with every situation as it arises, leaving you free to move on to new projects swiftly. Do your best to keep the peace and go with the flow.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Deal with anything that you feel might threaten your status. Make changes that allow you to use your knowledge to the fullest. Don’t let emotional matters deter you from reaching your goals.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will find out something interesting about your lineage if you spend time with an older relative. Looking back will help you move forward.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t take on too much or take on a burden that will add to your stress. Concentrate on maintaining harmony and balance.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t expect to get along with everyone. Spend more time checking out an unusual pastime or indulging in a creative hobby.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Plan to do something that gets you moving. Venturing down a path that offers a unique philosophy or spiritual direction will bring you greater clarity.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Sharing your tasks with friends or family will make your day more enjoyable and give you reason to celebrate when you finish.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A change of heart will develop if you become embedded in an argument. Focus on learning, listening and using diplomacy to step outside a situation that you cannot win.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Investigate places in your community that you think you might enjoy. Sharing your findings with a friend or lover will open up a conversation that will lead to changes to the way you live.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Embrace socializing. Use your home as a meeting place. Avoid overspending on luxury items you don’t need.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take a step back and avoid becoming entrenched in a no-win situation. Keep your intentions to yourself to bypass opposition and deter a scene.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You are overdue for a change. Cutting your costs or investing in something that will grow in value will give you greater security.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t follow someone else. Concentrate on what will help to stabilize your life. Call in a favor or reconnect with someone from your past.