Today's Birthday (08/06/13). Domestic and family matters anchor you this year. With today's New Moon in Leo, enjoy extra popularity and energy to launch your year. Choose your destination! Let your personal philosophy guide you. Prepare to be ready for new directions when Jupiter enters your sign. Listen and learn.
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 -- Love takes the front seat right now, but don't forget those other important responsibilities on the back burner. Pay old debts to create freedom for something new. Fascinating reading grips.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 6 -- Decisions you make now will last, possibly for generations. But don't make them out of guilt. And don't make assumptions, either. Frustration leads to new ideas. Don't gamble.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- You notice a cruel twist of fate. Today's New Moon in Leo brings completion and new beginnings with career and income. Plan actions first. Reap the harvest you planted. Ask for what you need.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Completion is easy. Create something new around household arrangements or an upcoming event or party. Clean up, sort and organize. It takes discipline. Investigate the unknown. Take on a challenge. Spiritual answers abound.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- There's a windfall possible. Consider the consequences. Offer (and accept) encouragement. Increase productivity, and create a new source of income. Work out financial details. You're achieving mastery, and an unexpected development opens a door. Teach what you're learning. You're radiant.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Postpone an outing with friends. Consider all options. Your applause is greatly appreciated by a performer. Group energy presents challenges. Let the others follow through on the details. You're on a roll. Show respect.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Great service is a gift that you provide to others. Listen to the news from afar. There's creative work coming in. Accept a challenge. Don't let success go to your head. Win admiration through fair and loving actions.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Today and tomorrow hold opportunities, and you'll be accountable for results. One may include a long-time personal goal. Don't fall for a trick or get intimidated. Trust a sibling's advice. Relax and do what you've practiced.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Change things around at home. Fix something that is broken. Schedule an educational gathering of friends. Learn together. Don't spend exorbitantly; others want to contribute. Just get basics. Finish your project and enjoy the party.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Postpone spending. Get together with partners and friends, and gather information. They're your source of power and love. Your curiosity knows no boundaries. Heed any objections. Share opinions, and soak up the feedback.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Proceed cautiously. Clean out closets. Keep the faith. Pay attention to how it feels. Others can solve their own problems. An older associate ponies up. Sit with circumstances before choosing your course. There's no hurry.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Don't try out a new idea just yet. Pay attention, as changes develop quickly. Hold off on a romantic gift for now. Plan ahead for a quiet moment. An older colleague offers sound advice.