Horoscope for July 12, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (07/12/12).

Socialize to have fun while accomplishing goals in teamwork. You’re called to leadership. Balance making a difference for others with time for yourself. Network people with shared interests, and delegate. Renovate at home and throw a fabulous party.

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 8 — Achieve a long-held goal. Put the pedal to the metal and increase your earning capability. Watch for a communication breakdown before it boils over.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 8 — Try again at something you failed at before, but add a new twist to guarantee success. Consider all options. Money for home improvements is available. Seek spiritual guidance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 7 — A new revelation helps you understand. Your partner or mate is more energized than you. Postpone arguments and compromise. Career advances may stall for the next few months.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 6 — Take care of a breakdown and get rewarded. Accept more work at top dollar. Don’t know what to charge? Get a second opinion. Review your future plans.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Your work schedule gets busier. Jump into action. No time for gossip. Postpone a financial discussion. Limit wild speculation for pretty much the rest of the year.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Contemplate changes to your personal space. Clear up things you no longer need. Put your imagination to work, and have fun while you’re at it. Renew old relationships.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Use what you’ve learned to cut costs efficiently. Don’t be afraid to ask for advice. Develop brilliant work habits over the next few months. Edit carefully.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Notice all the creative design. Beauty is closer than you think … just look around. Benefits are more spiritual than tangible, and there are more than expected. Phone home.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 8 — That’s another brilliant move on your part, but don’t get cocky. You may need assistance from an expert. It’s not all about you, so give your strength to others. Consider various options.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Surround yourself with beauty for inspiration. Children remind you to play. Don’t believe everything you think. For the next few months, practice, practice, practice.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Your mind moves quicker than usual. Friends help you solve great philosophical problems. Be cautious with your money for a while now. Mum’s the word.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 6 — Challenges abound, but so do opportunities for growth. Don’t take what others say about you seriously, at least for now. Your sensitivity helps to generate peace.