BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress JoAnna Garcia Swisher was born in Tampa, Fla., on this date in 1979. This birthday gal played Cheyenne on "Reba" from 2001-2007 and more recently has played recurring roles on "The Mindy Project," "Once Upon A Time" and "Royal Pains." On the big screen, her film credits include "The Internship," "Not Another Teen Movie" and "American Pie 2." JoAnna Garcia married baseball player Nick Swisher in 2010 and the couple have a daughter.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): What you want and what you get are not the same. In the week to come, you may thrive when given a chance to travel in the fast lane. You may be tempted to compete with the big spenders. Guard your financial resources.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Mental energy can put you in the fast lane. Harness this extra energy and you can get much accomplished quickly and efficiently in the week ahead. Past issues or overlooked bills may create a brief problem.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Accept challenges to your authority with good grace. Competitions may test your financial security in the week ahead. Remain cautious about spending money. A few pleasant surprises could brighten the day.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Walk on the sunny side of the street. There's no reason to hide your talents in the shadows. You might get caught up in negativity for a few days, but by mid-week you'll be back to your normal happy self.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your eyes on the prize. Close friends may offer valuable insights but may also distract you from what's really important. Vague misgivings could creep in, so wait until late in the week to push your agenda.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Test values by feeling your way. Someone will provide a sparkling clear mirror that shows the flaws, as well as the beauty of your ideas. Financial concerns at the beginning of the week disappear if you remain disciplined.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You and an important person in your life don't seem to be dancing to the same tune early this week. For a few days, crucial differences between you and a boss or other authority figure might be accentuated.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't lose heart if your wallet seems empty just when you need to stretch dollars further to make ends meet. By the end of the week, your ability to make a profit and to handle obligations will improve.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Be conscientious about attending to minor details and you'll be able to achieve your goals in the week ahead. Produce concrete results through your own efforts rather than depending upon approval from others.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The Full Moon occurs within your sign today and could very easily light the way to in-depth contemplation of your personal life. You may become more aware of our effect upon others during the upcoming two weeks.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): The more organized you are the easier it will be to succeed in anything you attempt. The fires of ambition are burning brightly in the first half of the week. Steer clear of old rivals and dwelling on resentments.
IF AUGUST 10 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: During the next 4-6 weeks, you can get a great deal accomplished if you avoid making any crucial changes. This is a time to stick to what you know, remain organized and adhere to tradition. Wait until October to make significant business decisions or investments. That's when your hard work might be rewarded or an opportunity you have been waiting for might appear. You will have better judgment so this will be a good time start a new health regimen, launch important plans, or make crucial decisions. New groups of friends might be a key influence and you can make some key contacts between December and February.
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