Today's Birthday (11/18/11). Your true wealth isn't in your jewelry box or your bank vault, it's sprawled on your couch or around your dining table. Your people are really there for you. Make sure they know that it's reciprocal. Remind them how much you treasure them.
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 -- Imagine the project completed. This can power you through this busy (profitable) time. Act quickly, but don't spend recklessly. Simplify. Write down at least one dream.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 6 -- You're lucky in love for the next few days, so be bold. Bring out the candles and delicious treats. Kids bring out your creativity and laughter. Enjoy the company.
Gemini (May 21-June 21) -- Today is a 7 -- The squeaky wheel may get the grease, but whining and complaining doesn't help. Polite requests work, especially when the action's intense. Keep it cool.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Love's your motivation and service is the key. Resist the temptation to splurge. For the next two days, study and learning are heightened. Explore.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Find balance between action and contemplation. Concentrate on details and avoid distractions for rewards. Good manners minimize upset and keep the peace.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Ignore a pessimist. You get to choose what thoughts to entertain. Consult a wise friend. Conserve your resources to gain an advantage. You're in the groove.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Things don't always work the first time. Interruptions happen. Be patient and don't think too hard. The more challenging the effort, the greater the reward.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 6 -- Someone close provides the answer, and you wonder why you didn't listen earlier. Don't interrupt. Sidestep a controversy. Respond to the brilliant parts.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Take an opportunity to disconnect from work and create an adventure. Keep your feet on the ground while you explore new trails. Or you could learn to fly. Look up.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 6 -- An investment in your house is okay now. When your home supports you, everything works better. Don't loan money or get conned, though. Ask tough questions.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Your theory could be challenged, so make sure your numbers and proofs add up. Go over it again, just in case. New information might change things.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Don't spend what you don't have. Review instructions carefully, and take each task slowly and carefully, despite whatever chaos may be going on. Keep a cool head.
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