Horoscopes for September 5, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (09/05/12).

This year is perfect to clear out clutter and focus on fundamentals. Your creativity and influence grow at school. A research quest arises around October and could involve siblings or cousins.
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 5 — Your actions speak louder than words, especially now. It may require more concentration and effort, but it’s worth it. You’ll get more for your money. Stash away savings.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Patience helps getting things done. It’s easier to motivate and inspire. Love finds a way. Failures can accelerate growth faster than successes; they illustrate the road to avoid.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 5 — Knowing what you want and expressing it clearly is a plus. If at first you don’t succeed, try again later. Apply what you have learned. It will be easier the second time.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 6 — When in trouble, use the pen, not the sword, to be mightier. Calculate risks. You have more abundance than you realize. Put your subconscious to work on it.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Get into the competition to win, but don’t be attached to results. In the end you’ll have a great story and hopefully have a blast. Write it down.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Find the perfect thing in your own closets or by networking. Then step out of your comfort zone and go for it. Show others what you’re capable of.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 5 — Other people may melt down emotionally. Don’t put up a fight. Listening is most important now. Take it easy and don’t touch your savings. You see the light.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Quick thinking solves a household problem. Friends make the connection. Your holdings are gaining value. Gather info to reap rewards.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 5 — Solve a puzzle at home. Improve household communications with a new tool to get the word out. Think fast, and work faster. Postpone a decision to savor a moment.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 7 — Everything seems possible. Talk it over. Some things may have to be left behind. Success is your reward. Increase your family’s comfort. Discuss; don’t argue. You’re gaining wisdom.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — More work is required. Learn from your competition and a trusted partner. Decide what to spend and what to save. Give your word and follow through.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 6 — Discuss a work project with an expert for a solution to an annoying problem. Invest in educational material you’ll use at home. Expand your influence. You are triumphant.