Horoscope for September 1, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (09/01/12).

Home, relationships, and money are key areas this year. Clear out clutter to make space for new possibilities. Enjoy an extra magnetic birthday attraction.
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 — Use what you’ve been saving. Schedule carefully, and consider different opinions. The next two days are good for travel. Help keep the peace, and love grows.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is an 8 — All isn’t as it appears. Your dreams are prophetic today and tomorrow. Make lists of projects to complete. There’s no rush. Plant with natives for extra profit.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is an 8 — Highlight details for the next several weeks. Travel beckons, but take care. What works over here won’t work over there. Make sure an important job gets done.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — Pay back a debt, and keep track of earnings. Advance in your career. Accept encouragement. Don’t get distracted by your own doubts (or anyone else’s).

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Keep plans and opinions mostly to yourself, and avoid a fanciful scheme. Set long-term goals in the days ahead. You have what’s needed. Play the ace you’ve been holding.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Artistic endeavors gain momentum. Teach as you learn. Double-check instructions. Discover who’s really in charge and count winnings, especially for the next two days. Love finds a way.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — You’re entering a two-day “me first” cycle. You’ll get farther being cute. Negotiate today and tomorrow. Talk is cheap. A beautiful moment develops. Partnerships and relationships are getting fun.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 9 — Speed and obedience are highly favored. There could be a conflict of interests. Your workload gets intense for the next few days. Do what you promised and profit.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 9 — Circumstances dictate change. There’s more to the picture than meets the eye. Today and tomorrow are good for creative play with friends and kids. The results may surprise.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is an 8 — You’ll wind up with more if you’re thrifty now, and it’s easy. Avoid investing in a fantasy. Family comes first, today and tomorrow. Balance work with play.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Have faith, and stick to the basics. Concentrate on studies for a while. Absorb criticism gracefully. By digging deeper into a favorite subject you make an exciting discovery.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow are good for making money, and there’s fun work. Action is the only language understood. There could be temporary confusion. Get a practical tool. Double-check the data.