Today's Birthday (08/03/13). Your family and home remain the center of your universe. Work takes a close second, and keeps you occupied. New friends, flavors and educational experiences arise to widen your perspective. Revamp your place to reflect your new priorities. Save and invest for the future. Celebrate with loved ones.
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 7 -- Personal comfort must be considered. Manage your schedule to keep your promises. Abundance is available by taking shrewd business action. Your home and family require attention, so brighten things up with new color and tasty treats to share.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Figure out what you need to learn. Get comfortable and study. There's more work coming in to replenish your coffers. You've got the talent; now do the homework.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Do you have a power suit? Your cup runs over. Ignore naysayers. Think about the future. Stick to the budget. You're very persuasive now. More work is required. Concentrate intensely.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Check your course, and then go full speed ahead. Think outside the box. Business depends on practical decisions. Notice considerations, and then choose. You're becoming more confident, and your experience is appreciated. Love and admiration go around.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Watch out for surprises. Provide structure. You're especially lucky. Take a philosophical view. Consider your cash situation. Keep digging and find the clue. Nothing is etched in stone. Stick to steady ground.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Get especially cooperative. Edit down to basics. You have energy and resources. Don't get intimidated. Get together with your crew later. An old friend provides guidance. Drink responsibly (if at all). Maintain objectivity.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You'll be tested for the next few days. Accept a tough assignment. You have everything you need. Make it a change for the better. Anticipate changes. Ask for help. Sell or donate extra stuff.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Travel conditions look good until tomorrow. Infuse emotion into your work. Act and end up with profit. Find new expenses, too. You're making a great impression. Test the limits.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Focus on finances, and review resources. Tackle detailed chores. Invest in the highest quality. Rejuvenate your relationship. They love you, despite any disagreement over style. Opposites especially attract.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Everybody is willing to negotiate for a day or two. Consult a good strategist, if you encounter resistance. Find more ways for the family to contribute. Work in partnership. Eat healthier now. Pay careful attention. Sweet dreams.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- The details are important, so get involved. Align with the team. One good friend leads to another. Send supplies and information. The next two days get very busy. Keep a solid routine. Stand up for what is right.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Come up with creative and unusual ideas. Follow intuition and a map. Life is getting a whole lot easier and fun. Accept new responsibilities. Partnership at home makes everything flow with ease.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun