Horoscope for September 2, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (09/02/12)

You’ll be among the favored ones in your class this year. Keep to your careful ways, and make luxurious space for new opportunities. Continue your studies, and connect with the community. You see what’s truly important now. Friendships deepen.

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 an 8 — Things are still in a state of change, but you have the power to set everything right. Take responsibility and bring achievement. Somebody else’s sillys idea could inspire.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 5 — Not everything is what it seems … wait for what develops. Money doesn’t enter into it. Focus on keeping old commitments. There’s an interesting growth.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Your quick humor is appreciated, especially your brilliant ideas. Follow a hunch, and try something different. Expect surprises. Keep it practical and realistic. Don’t push too hard.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Your reputation introduces you. Be careful about what you post online. Get farther than expected, but cut no corners, or there’ll be trouble later. There could be a financial surprise.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Continue to explore unknown lands and infinite possibilities. Keep a positive attitude. List what you need, and then ask for it. Spend only to invest in your future.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 5 — A breakdown provides a great opportunity for rebirth. You come up with a brilliant solution. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. After the dust clears, you see the true benefits.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — There’s an unexpected development at work. There could be a mistake, so take care. Listen, don’t argue. Turn your attention to others. A brilliant insight is available.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

 Today is a 6 — Think of it as a game. Find out what your sweetheart wants. Costs could exceed the budget. Work and make money now, and nail your deadlines.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Love is the priority for the predictable future. Emotions control if you let them. Confusion is aggressive now. It’s time for fun and games. Keep cool.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

 Today is an 8 — Don’t make assumptions; have faith. Share behind closed doors. Put in the extra effort. There will be unexpected changes. Discover a profitable item or service. There’s a surprise.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Don’t spend money you don’t have yet. There could be an unexpected cost (or bonus). Catch up on reading now. You’re exceptionally focused today and tomorrow.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Someone has a brilliant, creative idea. Let your partner negotiate. Be gracious to a jerk. Unusual fears could arise. Make the best of it. A blinding insight inspires.