Published December 29. 2012 4:00AM
Happy Birthday: Finances must be your top priority. Making sure you have enough to take care of your personal needs as well as your business ventures will be crucial to the outcome of whatever you pursue personally or professionally. Prepare to apply pressure if necessary. Don't allow relationships to lead you astray. Keep private matters a secret. Your numbers are 8, 13, 21, 25, 36, 40, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Go shopping or sign up for an activity that is conducive to meeting new people or getting physical. Focus on friendships, entertainment and destinations that inspire you. Aggressive behavior will be your ticket to an exciting personal change. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get your place ready for the New Year. Move things around to suit your needs and future plans. A place that is geared toward a hobby or activity you want to implement into your regime next year should encourage you to follow through. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get involved in different traditions and figure out how you can bring in the New Year with a new outlook or starting place that will encourage you to pursue your dreams. Love is on the rise and a partnership will bring you good fortune. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Try something new or incorporate something you do well into a different venue. The more diverse and creative you are, the easier it will be to develop a successful plan for the upcoming year. Greater stability can be yours with a little effort. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Try something new or get together with people from different backgrounds. The more you experience, the easier it will be for you to make changes that are better suited to the opportunities offered next year. Variety is the spice of life. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of responsibilities before you decide to party with friends. Upsetting someone who depends on you will cause discord. Kindness and emotional understanding offered in a unique way will be appreciated and enhance your relationship with others. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Offer your expertise or make positive suggestions. Don't let the domestic jobs that need to be taken care of cause you grief. Put them behind you so you can enjoy the company of someone who makes you laugh. Love is in the stars. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't get angry; get moving. Focus on what can be done, not what can't. Move forward, openly and honestly offering a unique look at what you can contribute. Don't hesitate to move on if you feel you are being held back. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Not everyone will be truthful. You'll have to ask direct questions in order to get sufficient information to make a decision that will affect your future. Unexpected changes will turn out in your favor. Love is highlighted. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Strike now. Grab an opportunity - it doesn't matter what's required to make it happen. You'll enjoy the rest of the year if you can close a deal or resolve a problem that can determine how far you can advance in the coming months. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Anger is the enemy. Don't jump to conclusions when what's required is to figure out what needs to be done in order to move forward. Romance is on the rise, and a good frame of mind will be required to enjoy what's being offered. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You must act fast if you want to take care of tax breaks and financial matters before the year comes to a close. An unusual emotional connection with someone in a position to help you will make your life easier. 5 stars
Birthday Baby: You are outspoken, charming and unpredictable. You are entertaining and gracious.