For Thursday, July 16, 2015 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a solid day for you. It’s an excellent day to make plans for future vacations or anything having to do with sports and fun activities with children. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A discussion with an older family member or someone who is more experienced than you will be practical and profitable today. Always get free advice whenever you can. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) This is an excellent day for mental work, because your powers of concentration are strong. Choose work that requires attention to detail and careful planning. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) If shopping today, you will buy things that are practical and long-lasting, because you are in frugal frame of mind. Waste will bother you today. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Today the Moon is in your sign giving a brief nod to stern Saturn. This brings a willing acceptance of duty and a desire to keep things practical and orderly. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You will be productive doing research today or working alone or behind the scenes. You prefer to withdraw from the busyness around you in order to get better organized. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A discussion with an older female or someone who is more experienced than you will go well today. Listen to others, because what you learn might affect your goals. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) People in authority are impressed with your conscientious attitude today. It’s obvious that you want to do what is right, and do it correctly. Bravo. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Make future travel plans today, because this will be easy. Similarly, it’s a good day to make plans about further education, publishing, medicine and the law. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) You have the necessary concentration and focus to clear up loose details about red-tape matters such as inheritances, insurance issues, taxes and shared property. Just do it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Be prepared to go more than halfway with others because today the Moon is opposite your sign. It’s a good day for a serious discussion with someone older. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) You will get a lot done at work today, and you won’t mind working hard or doing routine work. Some days it’s easier than others — and this is one of those easy days. YOU BORN TODAY You are faithful, nurturing and supportive to others. You’re a perfect partner to someone. You yearn for romantic adventure and unusual experiences. Many of you like to teach. This is a testing year of growth and building. This growth will occur beneath the surface. Do not make major changes yet; wait until next year. Strengthen your financial position by reducing your overhead. Birth date of: Anita Brookner, author; Roald Amundsen, explorer; Jayma Mays, actress. (c) 2015 King Features Syndicate, Inc.