HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 19, 2013: This year you possess an enormous amount of information of which others are not aware. People often seek you out for your suggestions. You also will have a lot of fun this year. If single, trust in your desirability. You will have many potential suitors. If attached, recreate some of your favorite dates from the past. Some of you even might consider going on a long-discussed special trip with your loved one. Aquarius is a loyal friend to you. A baby born today has a sun in Leo and a moon in Aquarius all day.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • Your words have punch, and others will sense the power that’s behind them.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • Pace yourself, and know your limits. Pressure could build within both your personal and professional circles.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • Touch base with others, and make a point to maintain some form of communication.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Deal directly with those who hold the purse strings. There seems to be a definite difference of opinion regarding a potential risk.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • You might feel pushed to the max and somewhat challenged with a domestic or personal issue.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • You have a tendency to overdo things or to think you can accomplish more than you actually can.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Let your imagination take the lead. Your expenses could seem way off. Try to find the problem, and you might be able to gain control of your checkbook.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Tension builds around the homefront. You might not be able to resolve a personal matter the way you might like, but you will find an acceptable Band-Aid solution.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Listen carefully to someone, as this person subtly might be saying something that could cause a major confrontation if taken out of context.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Observe what is happening with an issue that could affect your finances. You could feel uncomfortable around a friend who lacks the sensitivity to understand what you are doing.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • You will feel good, no matter how many tasks are on your schedule. A boss or older relative could be in a sour mood.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Much is going on behind the scenes, and you might not be able to discuss it or ask questions about what you are seeing.

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