Today's Birthday (07/11/11). You're getting skilled at pinching pennies, and you don't really miss the frivolities of years past. Experiences can be worth more than material objects, anyway. Where would you like to travel this year? Seek out bold innovation.
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 -- Adventure is in the air. A romantic destination or philosophical exploration keeps calling. Check prices and times, and indulge in speculation, even as you bring home the bacon.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Details hold hidden gold for the next two days, whether discovered through reviewing the plan, or wheeling and dealing excellent terms. Seek win-win solutions.
Gemini (May 21-June 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Compromise, negotiation and partnership hold the keys to success today. Hold off on travel for a few days. Send off the paperwork for a new opportunity. Make the call.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- It could be easy to delude yourself into not seeing something you'd rather avoid ... especially with all this work coming in. Face it squarely and accept changes that renew.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Let go of a crazy scheme. You may be missing part of the puzzle. There's a bigger change that wants your attention. Listen to your loved ones, and follow your heart.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Create space at home by letting go of old clutter that doesn't serve you anymore. Don't keep it just because you once loved it. Let someone else love it now.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Plan ahead and start marketing your future projects now. There's plenty of work to do and many temptations for fun. Organizational structures allow for both.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- The next couple of days could be very productive. Your head is full of ways to make money. Don't forget to make time for love. You won't regret it, not even a bit.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Confidence expands with your finances. You're strong, creative and a lucky hunch could prove quite profitable. Go for the practical solution. Pick the low hanging fruit.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Think it over, but not so much that you start going in circles. Watch out for spammers and scammers and wolves in sheep's clothing. Research the full story.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 6 -- Heed your urge to serve. What you give comes back to you tenfold. Helping others is a great way to mend a broken heart, whether yours or someone else's.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Don't get carried away by unobtainable fantasies. Focus instead on those that are within your reach. The trick is to know which ones are which. Patience is a virtue, especially now.
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