Horoscope: August 15, 2016

Birthdays: Jennifer Lawrence, 26; Joe Jonas, 27; Ben Affleck, 44; Anthony Anderson, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Finishing what you start will be important. Business ventures look promising, but will not be without unusual twists and turns.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Aim to get the most value for the least money, and refuse to take responsibility for something that isn’t your problem. Romance is featured.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can make changes at home, but work out every detail and review your budget before you decide to take on any debt. It’s best to stay within your means.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t be afraid to share your emotions with others. Express your feelings and share your solutions, and you’ll be surprised by how quickly you get your way.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be ready to initiate your plans. The more prepared you are, the easier it will be to convince others to comply with your decisions and actions.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You have the means to move forward. Refuse to let anyone limit your ability to work toward an important goal.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep an open mind and you’ll find a way to keep the peace and satisfy everyone’s needs. A little finesse will encourage others. Make the changes necessary to move forward without further delay.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take over. It will help you set the stage for what you want to see unfold. Romance is in the stars.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep a close watch over what’s being said, done and offered. A positive lifestyle change will improve your surroundings and help you distance yourself from poor influences.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Let your memory be your guide when dealing with joint ventures. Question whether you need to partner with someone in order to get ahead.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A serious look at your past professional gains and losses will help you make an adjustment that will be critical to your future. Secret information will be revealed.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If you want something, go after it. Don’t allow anyone to deter you from getting what you deserve.