Horoscopes for Oct. 13, 2016

Birthdays: Sacha Baron Cohen, 45; Kate Walsh, 49; Kelly Preston, 54; Marie Osmond, 57.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Dealing with superiors or institutions will be difficult if you aren’t well-informed. Get your facts in order and be prepared to speak on your own behalf.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Sharing with others will make your life easier. Working alongside people who share your concerns will bring about positive change.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t feel the need to make a snap decision if you aren’t clear about the facts. It’s better to be safe than sorry, especially where money and your integrity are involved.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A partnership or job offer will entice you. Speak up and negotiate on your behalf. A joint venture will give you the chance to present what you have to offer.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Money will come from an unusual source. Don’t leave anything to chance. Look for positive changes that will encourage you to use your skills.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Socialize, network and form partnerships with people who are into the same things as you. There is strength in numbers.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll have to decipher what’s actually happening before you try to offer solutions. Let the responses from others be your guide.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can make promising changes at home that will allow you greater freedom to explore new opportunities. A small home-based business will help you make ends meet.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick close to home and make sure you have all your personal papers in order. Someone will try to dismantle your plans if you are too open about what you are trying to accomplish.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Use your energy to accomplish things, not to complain. Stick to what you know. It’s best to check the facts and listen carefully to someone.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Learn as you go. Ask someone who can offer you something unique to contribute before you make a change that will influence your financial position.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Interact with people who are heading in a similar direction as you or who are trying to fix a concern that is troubling you.