Horoscope for August 30, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (08/30/12).

The last decade has taught you what’s truly important. This year launches a new creative era, in which your community and collaborations provide resources, and where your career reaches new heights. Pay it forward, and grow the love.

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 — Who are you going to listen to, your doubts or your dreams? If you hear the music, dance, even if others question your moves. Finish up old projects today and tomorrow.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Strengthen your infrastructure and do the research to get the best deal. Check public opinion, but you may not need to know the details. Ignore kidding from a friend.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 7 — Go farther than you expected. Go ahead and push your luck. Focus on making a profit, but limit yourself to window-shopping.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 5 — Figure out how much you can provide and how much you can afford to put away. It’s easier to play than work now, but don’t give up. Anticipate disagreement.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Consider any changes very carefully before you make them. It’s a good moment for financial planning, but don’t get your hopes up. Make pleasure a top priority.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Spend extra time with your partner, even if you have to ignore something (or someone). Feel your way to the right answer. Imagine perfection.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Keep pouring on the gas at work. With more money comes more responsibility, but you can handle it. Renew your vision for the future. Celebrate.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Listen to the right side of your brain, and sing sweet melodies to set yourself free. Following your dreams becomes easier now. Stay in communication. Love blossoms.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — The end of this month is good for making changes at home. Clearing up space opens up opportunities. You’re winning the argument (for now).

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Gather more information, and practice makes perfect. You’ll concentrate well for the next couple of days, even in the face of resistance. Add healthy treats.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is an 8 — Complete your assigned duties before moving on to new projects. Figure finances for the upcoming days. More is not always better. Erase doubt.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 5 — Traditional methods work well to dispel the reigning confusion. You’re empowered by the challenges, and finish on top. Private talks bear fruit.