Horoscope for December 27, 2014

Today's Birthday (12/27/14). Launch your next year with passion and power. Work action profits. A two-year phase of spiritual, physical and intellectual discipline begins with Saturn in Sagittarius. Share your message with the world after 3/20. Professional opportunities spark after 4/4. Joint finances grow with tending through 8/11, when you're tempted to exploration. Nurture what (and who) you love.

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

Aries (March 21-April 1)

Today is a 7 — Articulate professional goals and dreams. Consult someone who knows how to get that. Teamwork provides a breakthrough. Friends inspire you. Look for opportunities outside the box of what you’d consider normal. Make new contacts. Tell them what you’re up to.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — Don’t feel embarrassed if you don’t know how to do something. You can easily find out. Pierce through the hype. Go ahead and be proud of your team. You have the necessary resources. Encourage another’s generosity by being respectful. Friends go the distance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6– Get everyone in the mood to get things done. Conversations and alliances now can have long-term impact. Friends help you advance. Plan now, act later. Keep them all talking to each other. Gather information. Renegotiate contingencies. Turn an adversary into a friend.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Put your talent to work. Clarify your vision. Meet a deadline. Present information in a compelling way. A bit of repetition may be needed. Check out the competition. A loved one tells you where to look. It could require travel.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 6 — Share your concerns with someone who always tells the truth. Don’t get deceived by hype or advertising. Talk about shared finances. Reveal your feelings. Keep your team informed. Share your partner’s vision. Strengthen a loving relationship with communication. Cinch a deal together.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Talk about long-term dreams and fantasies with someone you’d like to share them with. Come to an understanding, and confirm plans with family. A pleasant surprise arrives. Do what your promised. Fix something at home. Your point of view is appreciated. Share your gratitude.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Discuss visions or dreams for how you’d love your home to grow. Clear up doubts. Invent new ideas. Creatively brainstorm. You can figure it out. Get gently persuaded towards simplicity. Follow your heart, and your curiosity. Reset your goals.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — Speculate on what you’d like to learn and study. Consider your passions, talents, hobbies and sports. What skill do you want to grow? Talk to friends and schedule regular practice. Play the most fun fame you can imagine. It could benefit your career.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 6 — Talk about big dreams and visions for home and family. Ponder the current situation and imagine evolutions. Simple elegance inspires you. Your partner shares desires. Inspire each other. Imagine new possibilities into the future. What could you envision worth going for?

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — Plot and scheme with your band. You have an abundance of possibilities and options. Make up dream lists. Fantasize and make up outrageous scenarios. Creativity stretches dollars. Stash away the surplus. A friend of a friend can advise you. Good news comes from far away.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Talk about financial opportunities. Wheel and deal. Buy and sell. Your team can score big. Negotiate favorable terms. Express your dream scenario and see how close to it you can get. Build professional relationships for the long term. Have fun with great people.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — Imagine a personal dream realized. Ask for more benefits, and get them. Compromise is achieved easily if you listen carefully. Increase income by taking on more responsibility and doing what you promise. You’re challenging assumptions. It pays to advertise. Important people are impressed.