ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Today you have strong ideas about money issues or perhaps something that you own, and you won’t hesitate to express your views. This is something you identify with!


TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Today the Sun and Mercury are both lined up in your sign. This makes you talkative and eager to share your ideas with everyone. You want to enlighten the world!


GEMINI (May 21 to June 20): Your ability to research is fantastic today! That’s because your ruler Mercury is lined up with the Sun in a hidden part of your chart. Start digging for what you want to find.


CANCER (June 21 to July 22): You might be involved with someone younger today. Either way, take note that this is an excellent day to make goals for your future.


LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22): A conversation with a parent, boss or someone in a position of authority will be direct and forthright today. You’re ready to lay your cards on the table.


VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22): Make use of the energy today to study or finish a paper or a manuscript. You also might do research in medicine or the law because your mind is focused and full of energy!


LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22): You will have no trouble defending your best interests in disputes about insurance matters or anything to do a shared property. You will speak up.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21): Today you might attract someone to you who is very talkative! Either way, expect to have a lively discussion with someone close to you.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21): Roll up your sleeves, because you are ready to be hands-on and productive at work today or with any task that you set for yourself. You also might be involved with a pet.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19): This is an excellent day to teach children or young minds. It’s also a good day to hone your technique for your skill in a particular art. Practice those arpeggios!


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): Family discussions will be dynamic today! However, if people join forces, they can make great strides in tackling a home repair project.


PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20): Today you want to learn and to talk to others, and you might want to write and study as well because your mind is alive and vibrant! You have lots of mental energy!


Born today: You are deliberate, careful and pragmatic. You like security and routine, and you demonstrate grace under pressure. Finally, this year your hard work will start to pay off! Simplify your life and focus on how to build solid foundations. Work with purpose. Physical exercise will be important, which is why you should explore enjoyable physical activities.


Today’s Birthdays


Katherine Jackson, matriarch of the Jackson musical family, is 90. Jazz musician Ron Carter is 83. Pulitzer Prize-winning political commentator George Will is 79. Pop singer Peggy Santiglia Davison (The Angels) is 76. Actor Richard Jenkins is 73. Country singer Stella Parton is 71. Actor-turned-clergyman Hilly Hicks is 70. Irish musician Darryl Hunt (The Pogues) is 70. Singer Jackie Jackson (The Jacksons) is 69. Singer-actress Pia Zadora is 68. Rhythm-and-blues singer Oleta Adams is 67. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., is 66. Violinist Soozie Tyrell (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) is 63. Country singer Randy Travis is 61. Actress Mary McDonough is 59. Comedian Ana Gasteyer is 53. Actor Will Arnett is 50. Rock musician Mike Dirnt (Green Day) is 48. Contemporary Christian singer Chris Tomlin is 48. TV personality and fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons is 45. Rock musician Jose Castellanos is 43. Sports reporter Erin Andrews is 42. Singer Lance Bass ('N Sync) is 41. Actress Ruth Negga is 39. Rapper/singer Jidenna is 35. Actor Alexander Gould is 26. Country singer RaeLynn is 26. Actress Amara Miller is 20. Actress Brooklynn Prince (Film: "The Florida Project") is 10.