Today's Birthday (07/28/13). Home and family remain a priority all year. Friendships, romance and partnerships flourish. Your guardian angel is on watch. Relocation or renovation could occupy you; avoid debt. Consider dreams for yourself and others. Explore your passions. Prepare for a major launch around your next birthday. Budget expenses, and follow your heart.

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 -- Dress for the occasion, and try not to overindulge. A partnership formed now is beneficial. Give advice when asked. Don't overlook home and family. Your actions go farther than words. Share your winnings.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Write with conviction. Encourage creative thinking in the face of a disagreement about priorities. This month is about providing support for family and household infrastructure. Love is all around now, and communication channels wide open.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Figure out how much money is required before committing. It's getting quite educational. Stick to the rules. Don't forget to get in communication with someone. You're in a social whirl.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You're very attractive and insightful now. Help others see the big picture. Work smart rather than working hard. Don't throw your money around. You get all the love you need by giving it.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Education overcomes old fears, even more than expected. Enjoy the rhythm of a job well done. Exercise restraint when it comes to expressing how you feel ... don't overreact. You're coming into your own.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Tackle detailed chores. Get contemplative for greatest productivity. Advise others to be quiet, and then consider the silence. It's better to listen carefully than to speak now. Choose the least expensive option.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Extra work brings extra money, but don't spend it just yet. Avoid distractions; work takes precedence. Experts and partners advise on strategy. Don't sweat the small stuff. Play that ace you've been holding.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- You're expected to take a leadership role. It's creative and busy. Working at home pays off. Delegate and rely on your great team. It's not a good time to travel.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- It's good to talk. Obey the rules. Gather data, check your figures and find a bonus. The more you learn, the greater your curiosity. A few sweets go a long way now. Enjoy extra bubbles.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Another person helps you get ahead. Rejuvenate an old bond. Your good deeds speak well for you. Get into domestic chores. Follow moderation regarding expenses and consumption. Fresh flowers brighten the place.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Get into a voracious learning phase. Finish old business. Don't overindulge. Anticipate resistance (and temptation). You're gaining respect. Seek mental clarity. Your past work speaks well for you.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Get obsessed with details, even if it seems like there's too much information. Don't change your work routine yet. Attend to household issues. List the necessary corrections. Let your partner help. You have everything needed.