Today's Birthday (07/01/13). Celebrate friends, romance and children this year. An abundance of opportunities keeps you busy, and it takes discipline to avoid overcommitting. Balance by getting physical. Enjoy creative processes with tangible results. Learn practices for peace and service through travel and cultural exploration. Prioritize fun with the ones you love.

To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Strengthen your infrastructure. Include everyone on your list. You're entering a lucrative phase. Keep it truthful. To avoid arguments, keep the money low key. No gambling. Follow rules and regulations. Stick to basics.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Spend time outdoors. Deep breaths help, too. Don't make assumptions now. Take care. You're getting more sensitive. Don't spend beyond the budget. Save receipts, just in case. Organize new information.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- It's not a good time for a celebration, yet. Start by cleaning closets and organizing. Check documents. You can't argue with the facts. Follow good advice quickly. Write up the details. Resistance leads to insight.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Be wary of hidden expenses, and pay back a debt. Verify with a female authority. You gain clarity now. Adapt as changes occur. Enroll others in your objective. Put your thoughts down on paper.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Orders come from on high. New evidence threatens old assumptions. In a confrontation or conflict of interests, angels guide your actions. Career matters most now. Be patient with a feisty friend.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 8 -- Despite temporary confusion, formulate a bold strategy. Don't touch your savings. Decrease expenses instead. Dream big and plan your next move. Your team is hot. Keep digging and find the clue. Invest in success.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Set long-term goals to advance your agenda over the next few days. Obsessively squirrel away nuts for the winter. Change and disruptions at work interfere with travel. Friends are there for you.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Determine the plan early, and stay on message. Negotiate for the big picture. Watch for holes in your pockets. Finish an old project. Share your heart with a special person. Listen to intuition.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 6 -- Speedy action is required. The argument intensifies. Today and tomorrow are good for working and learning. A partner's resources are limited. Pay off more bills. Friends help you advance. Discover your inner power.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Study with passion, and uncover a treasure. Don't gossip about work. Shop later to avoid buyer's remorse. Wait until this stress is past. Reschedule conflicts between friends and family. Breathe deep and relax.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- Work interrupts research. Travel later. Gather materials. An antique may be involved. Authorize improvements. Put in honest effort. Postpone a meeting to make more time for family. Important people are watching, including a skeptic.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Friends help you advance. Conditions are unstable. Quell an angry outburst by reminding about consequences. A new educational phase begins. Success is assured. It's not the right time to voice objections. Work disrupts the itinerary.