Horoscope for September 27, 2014

Today's Birthday (09/27/14). Your touch seems golden this year. Mercury enters Scorpio on your birthday; communications, research and networking provide profits (now and for a 30-month phase beginning 12/23). Empower efforts serving the common good. Build long-term partnerships, with romantic sparks around October eclipses (10/8/14 and 10/27/15). Find purpose by focusing on what (and who) you love. To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging

Nancy Black

To get the advantage, check the day’s raring: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is an 8 — Don’t envy someone who seems to have more. Manage your own accounts. Focus on financial planning over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Make an important social connection. Work your plan.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — An important person has faith in your abilities. Rely on a strong partner. It’s easier to agree for about three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio. Wait to see what develops. Ask and ye shall receive.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

 Today is an 8 — Find ways to work smarter, with Mercury in Scorpio for the next three weeks. Communications and transportation get into a groove. Let go of what you have for something better. Uncover underlying motivations. Contact distant relatives.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Your thoughts turn toward fun and romance with Mercury in Scorpio. For about three weeks, expressing your feelings comes easily, and you’re exceptionally creative. Fine-tune your plans. Consider home changes. Light candles.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Confine intimate conversations behind closed doors. For about three weeks, fix up your place with Mercury in Scorpio. Finances could cause emotional disturbance. Consult a spiritual advisor or trusted friend. Home is where your heart is.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — You’re especially clever for the next three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio. Don’t be afraid to ask for solutions. Write down your dreams and desires, and take steps to realize them. Practice, practice, practice.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Find new ways to increase income for the next three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio. Income depends on strong communications. Focus on love and faith. Draw inspiration from loved ones. Fantasies abound. Anything goes.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — Share your vision. For about three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio, make difficult personal decisions with more ease. Ask questions. Consider what’s best for family. Talk about ways to come together to realize dreams.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — You feel more secretive for a while. Completion is your top priority for about three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Finish up old business. Increase your meditation for greater balance. Cooperate with your inner muse.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

 Today is a 7 — Friends help you sidestep obstacles to a dream. For about three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio, team projects go well. Respond promptly to group members. Communication oils the machinery. Work out self-possessed differences.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Plan your next career move. Make big professional decisions over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Explore the possibilities. Talk about your dream position. Get into strategy. Get advice from a trusted expert.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

 Today is a 7 — For about three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio, travel and discovery beckons. Renew old bonds and traditions. Consult with experts, and plan your next adventure. Talk about the logistics, research options and make reservations.