Horoscope: August 22, 2016

Birthdays: James Corden, 38; Kristen Wiig, 43; Ty Burrell, 49; Valerie Harper, 77.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t waste time. Check out investments and job opportunities and make financial decisions that encourage you to save.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ve got nothing to lose. It’s the beginning of a new week, so put your energy to good use.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Arguing will be a waste of time. If you don’t like something, walk away. A manipulative situation will make you feel bad.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Alter your living space to suit the activities you want to explore. Make changes based on what suits you, and not because someone else is making you feel guilty.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Check out what’s available professionally to find out how to use your skills more acutely. Raising your profile at networking events will help you connect with the people you want to work with.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Look at every aspect of any deal you are trying to make, whether it has to do with money, legal or health matters. Do your best to surprise someone who is feeling down.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t make changes that are too dramatic. Taking a subtle approach to whatever you are up to will bode well for your long-term success.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Volunteer your time to a cause, and you will make a difference. Your voice will count and your unique ideas will win favors from those you encounter along the way.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t give in to pressure from others. Overspending in order to impress someone will lead to dissatisfaction.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It’s important to organize every aspect of your life. You have so much to gain if you are well informed and don’t allow emotional situations to sidetrack you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your diligence and desire to bring about positive changes will also lead to good fortune. Set your goals high and show everyone how tenacious you can be. Negotiate on your own behalf.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take hold of the situations you face. A partnership will take a positive turn if you share your feelings in a peaceful and progressive manner.