Your stars August 20
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rely on experience to help you get ahead. Accepting the changes you have no control over and finding a way to benefit from what unfolds will be impressive. Let your actions be your voice. Personal change will improve an important partnership. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An opportunity to partner with someone will cut costs. Whether you are traveling, doing business or sharing expenses at home, school or a hobby you enjoy, collaborating will not only help you save money, it will inspire new ideas. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take an energetic approach to life, love and happiness. Be open about the way you feel, and respond to what others have to say in detail to avoid a misunderstanding. Straight talk will help you send the right signal. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get serious about the changes you want to make. Let your imagination take over and you'll come up with some excellent ideas. Don't downplay your capabilities or think someone else can do a better job. Be open, direct and proactive. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Touch base with someone who is heading in a similar direction and share information. Lending a helping hand will spark ideas and encourage you to proceed with caution. Youngsters will offer insight by contributing an innocent point of view. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Attend a schmooze fest; you'll discover information that will help you bring about positive change. An open discussion with someone you find intriguing will lead to an offer, proposal or partnership. Someone close to you will be negative. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your charm will help you win favors when dealing with people you encounter, but it won't work so well when you are dealing with those you live with. If you stick close to home, you'll be faced with criticism and demands. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An interesting situation will develop at home or within your circle of friends or family. Be ready to offer suggestions, but don't interfere if someone is erratic or unpredictable. You can only do so much, and your best interest should take precedence. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Share your thoughts and feelings and consider visiting someone who can shed some light on a change you face or want to make. Sticking to simple yet effective plans will help you keep a steady pace without adding stress. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can only bring about favorable change if you are willing to be open and honest about what you want to see happen. If you cooperate, the people you deal with are more likely to compromise. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your input will be valued. You'll be offered praise as well as pressure to not only make suggestions, but to do the work as well. Make it clear what you will and won't do before it's too late. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Focus on what's expected of you. Living up to your promises will be necessary if you want to avoid an emotional situation that will interfere with your plans. An offer won't be as good as it's cracked up to be. 2 stars
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