Horoscope for November 5, 2014

Today's Birthday (11/05/14). A new level of personal power flavors this year. With the eclipse in your sign last month (10/23), your priorities and obligations shift. Creative sparks fly after 3/20, for a fun whirlwind. With discipline you can achieve big dreams. Take time out for yourself after 4/4, when introspective peace and quiet restores your muse. Nurture your light.

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency (MCT)

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 — A career window opens. This could cause changes and complications. Actions get farther than words. There’s abundant money available today and tomorrow (if you work for it). Balance emotional with pragmatic factors. Call if you’re running late.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Work in partnership, and be willing to take the lead today and tomorrow. Don’t get caught up in the words (miscommunications happen). Gossip leaves a bitter taste… avoid it. Sort out the common aim, and go for it.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is an 8 — Get introspective, and find what you’re looking for. Retreat from the world today and tomorrow. Sometimes if you get quiet enough, the answer arises unbidden. Nurture health with rest, exercise and good food. Make a discovery by accident.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — Today and tomorrow favor fun with friends. Put a family event on the schedule. Play in a group or community project, and contribute your piece of the puzzle. Find materials at home or nearby. Learn from an experienced tutor.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 9 — Focus on your career today and tomorrow. Ask for what you need, and be patient… transmission breakdowns or slips in translation could warp the meaning. Repeat, and relax. Find multiple routes to your goal. Keep up momentum.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Take a trip or explore a new scene. You don’t need to go far. Backyard journeys can be quite satisfying. Keep communications channels open, and expect some delays (especially with transportation or shipping). Saving is better than spending now.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 9 — Get straight about what doesn’t work. Gain more than expected. Attend to finances and administration for the next two days. Avoid talking about money with partners, or risk misunderstanding. Handle affairs and present the report later.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 9 — You have plenty of support. Teamwork is your secret weapon. Ignore doubts. You can succeed. You don’t have to do it all, personally. Delegate! Take care with a change in plans. Don’t give away your advantage.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Take on more work, and earnings increase. Gather ideas and feedback. An important person is feeling generous. Take the student role. Put your heads together. A feisty argument could curtail travel. Relax at home. See a movie.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 7 — Today can be really fun, especially avoiding miscommunication and arguments. A private conference spells out the facts. Now is the time to get creative. All is not as it appears. You get really lucky. Follow through.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is an 8 — Your heart’s at home and in the garden. Pare down to make more space with a cleaning or renovation project. In a disagreement about priorities, listen to the opposing view. Consider all possibilities. Allow everything to gel.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 9 — Desire for more income guides your decisions. Maintain objectivity. The funding will be available. A purchase becomes possible. Finish a study project now. Practicing something you love to do goes well now. Your territory expands.