Horoscope for August 6, 2012

Today’s Birthday (08/06/12).

There could be a new career direction this year or some business travel. Take charge and learn a new skill. Opportunities come through social contacts, so stay involved and active. Your friends have everything you need. Celebrate them.

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 7 — Avoid risks. A rested mind makes better decisions, so take it easy. It’s a good time to launch partnerships, though. Work could interfere with travel. Ask for assistance.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 5 — Confer with your team. A surprising development inspires action. Invite suggestions, align on a course and take powerful action. Word travels fast. Sing the praises of others.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 6 — Conditions are unstable, yet you have the support you need. The enthusiasm of others lights you up. What seems sudden has actually been planned. Do a thorough job.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 6 — Step outside the box to increase efficiency. Search for new resources. Do part of the work yourself. Then leap for joy! There’s more work coming in.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Innovation can be profitable; get more than expected. You may need to explain to a loved one that boring priorities like food and shelter come before toys.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 5 — A family member is trying to convince you. Encourage creative thinking. You may not agree with it all, but your support is worth gold. You see opportunities they can’t.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Establish the rules. Intellectual dealings provide success, although something doesn’t go as planned. There’s a possibility for error, so verify everything. There’s more money coming in.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 5 — Don’t try to solve the problems with money. There’s a lucky break. You get farther with help from friends. Learn a lot from an in-depth talk. Others ask your advice.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — You may have to give up something for possible expansion. Good documentation saves time and worry later on. Gold and glitter suit you.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 7 — Manage your energy carefully. All is not as it appears to be. You can solve the puzzle and gain more than expected for an amazing discovery.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — Add to your collection. Go for the prize. Looks like comfort is not a problem now. Get a partner to help. Don’t pay more than your share. Explore work possibilities.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 5 — A change may be required. A vacation would be nice. Think about where you want to go. Friends help you advance. Ask for and receive high pay.