Horoscope for July 8, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (07/08/12).

Home, family and relationships take center stage, and your communication skills keep everything moving forward. Review plans (before operating power tools). Later this year the focus shifts to a fun, exciting new possibility.

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 6 — Move ahead to take on a personal challenge. Ideas come easily, and you can get a sweet deal on supplies. Rest and save up energy. Love is abundant.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Your fame travels far and wide. The game’s just getting hot. Prepare to take off with the goal in mind. Follow an insider’s lead. Choose the path you desire.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 6 –– You feel more balanced now. Still, don’t leap without looking, and keep your valuables hidden away. You’re irresistible. Count your profits and gather information to gain more than expected.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — Things are peaceful and there’s more money coming in. Continue to provide well for family. You’re gaining respect. Full speed ahead! Together, you can find the answers.

Leo (July 23-August 22) —

Today is a 6 — Work pays well, and gets easier with practice. There’s more than expected. Review rules and instructions. Find a happy compromise and a team effort will succeed. Streamline your routine.

Virgo (August 23-September 22) —

Today is a 7 — Ask friends for advice on what to study. Everything seems possible. Money is only part of it. You already have most of what you need. Practice in-group activities.

Libra (September 23-October 22) —

Today is a 8 — Confer with your team. You can create peace. Let go of emotional baggage. Start working on a plan. Lead by example, and they’ll be inspired to do the same.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21) —

Today is a 6 — Invest in your home. Put in the extra effort (and some cash). Let your subconscious work on the plans. Friends help you make a connection.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) —

Today is a 5 — See your accountant. Manage your resources carefully, and the money looks better. Accept acknowledgement gracefully. Mind and heart work together in sweet synchronicity. Work could interfere with playtime.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19) —

Today is a 6 — Money matters smooth out, with financial info for a partner. Dream up new home improvements. There’s good news from far away. Expand your territory as more work comes in.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18) —

Today is a 8 — Your best partner is a good friend. Your charms cannot be denied. Learn from your enemy. You can rely on others. There’s more improvement on the way. All ends well.

Pisces (February 19-March 20) —

Today is a 8 — Invest in your business, which is looking good. Your work review is positive. Let them know whom and what you need. Discover more than you thought you’d get.