Today’s Birthday (01/30/15). Community networks prove key this year. Take advantage of lucrative opportunities, especially after 3/20. Partners have solutions for unexpected roadblocks in an intellectual adventure. Collaboration flowers after 4/8. Help others, and get assistance when needed. October eclipses bring a new phase in family finances despite shaky communications. Prioritize love over money. Savor what you have. Nurture your garden.
To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Take action now for a possibility that could pay in the future. In a temporary setback, keep a secret and your patience. Hold out for what you want. Write up goals. Consider consequences. Friends help you go the distance.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Handle a home repair to last for the long haul. Avoid frills or unnecessary features. Find a great deal. Sort and organize, but don’t hide your housemate’s stuff or risk an outburst. Passions are close to the surface. Careful planning pays.
Aries (March 21-April 19) — Today is an 8 — Take advantage of related buzz at work. A quick response may be required. A friend can get farther than you. Get creative! You’re up to the task. Listen carefully, and pick up the subtle innuendoes. Avoid confrontation. Charm skeptics.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Prove you know what you’re doing. A creative idea doesn’t work. You may need to redo the work for free. Make necessary changes. Start a new approach. Watch for hidden agendas. Anticipate resistance. Learn what works through experimentation.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Conclude an old arrangement. Let the metamorphosis happen naturally. Take leadership, and do what needs to get done. Family members offer support. Be careful not to overspend impulsively. Take care when testing a theory. Things may not work as planned.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Things could get uncomfortable. Find peaceful surroundings for best results. Think over consequences and consider details in your planning. Heed encouragement and advice from afar. If it’s good for the family, do it. Don’t fund a fantasy.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Support friends and be supported. Avoid squabbles about love and money, although these topics may be hard to avoid. A confrontation or misunderstanding provides a hurdle in a group project. Keep your actions practical, rather than whimsical.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Remember to consult with your partner, and avoid an argument at work. Review financial details privately. Keep digging and find the missing clue. Clean up a mess and finish an important job before you take off.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Throw yourself into a project. Think and move fast. Make future plans, even if money’s tight. Charm your way around a problem. Be confident in your own abilities. Make sure you have the facts. Discover an error. Keep costs down.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Your fame travels far and wide. Continue to work within the system respectfully. A confrontation could change things. Proceed with caution. More study is required. Angry words can get expensive. Don’t make assumptions. Be efficient, not destructive. Confer with family.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Work takes precedence. Take advice from somebody who’s trying to give it to you. It’s a good time for transformations. Leave your money in the bank. Get out and exercise! Play with a friend and blow off steam.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Work conditions are favorable over the long term, but could present breakdowns or errors now. Don’t be hasty. Cultivate compassion for others. Find out what the team thinks. You lack total agreement. Discipline is required. Your suspicions get confirmed.
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