Horoscope for October 21, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday  (10/21/12)

The lessons for the next two and a half years revolve around responsible money management: saving,and planting seeds for future growth. Educational adventures tempt exploration and expansion. Learn from mentors and grow your passions.
To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (Mar. 21-April 19)

Today is a 9 —  Relax with someone instead of going out, and save money. Define success to include where you’re winning, and use failure to show what’s missing.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

 Today is a 9 — Choose love you can depend on. Don’t worry if you make mistakes; practice builds much-needed skills.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Others acknowledge your charm. Your communication skills are getting better. Write a love letter, and seal it with a kiss. Don’t be afraid to do the job over to get it right.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

 Today is a 9 — Listen carefully to one who loves you. Go for what you believe in. Not everybody may agree with you, but you’ll be happier for following your heart.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — It’s easy to lose track of time when you’re having fun … set an alarm so you won’t forget an important appointment. A tender moment arises. Everyone wins.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 — Let a partner take the lead. Don’t waste your old stuff; repurpose it. There’s money in there to be saved or given away. Start by fixing leaks.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — Relax. You’re surrounded by love, and you can figure it out. Let the girls have their say, and accept their encouragement. You have more than expected.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 9 — You have more money than you thought. Hone your skills while having fun. Call a family member, and ask for what was promised. You draw love to you.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Communication channels are open and available for you to profit. Good food and friends make the day even more enjoyable. Find motivation in love.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Your focus and determination make you especially attractive. Everyone wants to be at your house. Don’t get so distracted that you forget to invest in your career.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — All work and no play could make Jack and Jill very boring. Increase the fun. Don’t be afraid to roll around or do headstands. Great ideas are the result.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9 — Play with friends and move up a level. Work your plan, and provide information. Start by listing what’s overdue. Others have skills you lack. Show your appreciation.