Horoscope: April 13, 2017

Birthdays: Allison Williams, 29; Lorenzo Cain, 31; Rick Schroder, 47; Al Green, 71.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take a moment to formulate a good plan before you plunge into unfamiliar territory. Know what you are talking about and what you want to accomplish.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take on concerns with determination. Your attitude will make others take note and help you execute your plans. Don’t forget to put time aside for someone you love.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your imagination when it comes to work and you will outsmart someone who is trying to manipulate a situation that involves you. Make a point to please others, but not at the expense of your reputation.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get into the swing of things. The friendships you start will inspire you to explore ideas that can lead to greater opportunities.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll end up in a face-off with someone who doesn’t share your beliefs or lifestyle. Choose not to engage in an argument that could end up costing you financially, physically or emotionally.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Spend time and money to make personal improvements to your home. Gather information that will help you get ahead.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put a creative spin on a job you are asked to do and you will be rewarded for your innovative imagination. Setting a high standard will ensure that you sidestep complaints.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Explore new possibilities and engage in activities that are geared toward personal improvement projects. Creative hobbies will become an important outlet for stress.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get out and make a difference. Participate in events that will give you the platform you require to show off your skills, ideas and knowledge.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can come up with plenty of good ideas that will put you in a good position for advancement. A personal change to the way you look or do things will have a positive influence.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Added responsibilities will keep you busy. Taking care of a friend or relative will lead to mixed emotions.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Negotiate and sign contracts that will benefit you. Don’t sit back when it’s up to you to ask for what you want.