Today’s Birthday (05/11/12). What if you could just choose to be happy? This could be that kind of year, when natural optimism wins out. With careful planning, you can end the year with more money than you started. So the questions become: “What kind of fun do you want to have? What do you want to discover and explore? And with whom?”
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 — Spend the next couple of days surrounded by people you love. If conflicts arise, think twice before jumping to a conclusion. Miscommunications are likely to occur.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Consider new opportunities, and pursue your higher aspirations. Choose reality over fantasy. New skills dispel old fears. Allow ideas to gel.
Gemini (May 21-June 21) — Today is an 8 — You’re attracting the attention that you’ve been wanting. You’ll get that responsibility you’ve been preparing for, if you keep it up. Show off your new skills with a smile.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Search for buried treasure. A lack of funds could threaten your plans. Get into strategy, and set it up for stability. Visualize your perfect situation.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — It’s all about partnership now. You may have to let go of your preconceptions and focus on accomplishing a common goal. Keep your money in your pocket.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — Things are becoming productive. Avoid getting your toes stepped on! Don’t worry if you have to do something over and over. It could take multiple tries to get it right.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — You’re entering a romantic and creative cycle. Use your imagination to overcome any conflicts and possible misunderstandings. Being efficient pays.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Time to clean house and put things in order. Don’t forget an important detail. Everything works out in the end, even if not as expected. Things get interesting that way.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — You’ll find it easier to concentrate now and during the weekend. Jump into action, and discover what you really want or who you really are. This inspires.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — Making a profit is a good idea. Avoid unnecessary distractions. Estimate expenses and revise your budget. Don’t spend money that you don’t have yet.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — Your newly gained confidence may be intimidating to others. Use it wisely. Working with your community makes you stronger.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 6 — Reconsider the plan if the original idea isn’t working. Your financial sense is on the rise, but don’t lend any money out. You have more than you think.