Horoscope for January 4, 2013

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(01/04/13) Your network grows this year (and your family may, too). Changes at home keep you hopping. Work is plentiful and income’s steady. This summer, a new soul mate, partner or close friend may arrive on the scene. A new phase in romance ripens. Joy is contagious.
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 — Take care of old business, and share results. Note down new ideas for later. Accept an offer of assistance, with relief and appreciation. You feel more emotionally balanced.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — Get ready for action today and tomorrow. Handle details, step by step. Tidy up as energy builds. Don’t try to explain while working. It could get passionate.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9 — Artistic passion, beauty and love colors the mood today and tomorrow. Call if delayed by chaos. Clear out clutter. You can communicate persuasively, so capture the words.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 9 — Emotions increase at home. Your schedule gets disrupted. Make a fortunate agreement. Replace what you left behind. Play with long-range plans, but don’t leap yet. Accept a challenge.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — You’re extra brilliant for the next two days and you meet key career connections. Intuition guides a financial decision. Read the fine print. Unexpected social circumstances require attention.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Focus on making money today and tomorrow. You can get what you need, and it could get chaotic. Edit and adapt. Let things cook. Friends offer good advice.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — You’re entering a two-day high-energy phase. Be patient with a new project or worker. Do most of the work yourself. This is a potential breakdown moment. Use your power responsibly.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — Pay attention to your dreams, and pick one to nurture. Don’t overlook a friend or try a new trick. Create a financial legacy.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Do the paperwork for extra profits. You work well in groups, despite authoritarian disapproval or a disagreement about priorities. Others appreciate your efforts.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is an 8 — Career matters demand attention today and tomorrow. Make no assumptions. Let your partner lead. Postpone a financial discussion. You might even achieve something seemingly impossible. Expect bizarre requests.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — The next two days carry suitcases. Liquidate some of your holdings. Dreams reveal new priorities. Don’t try to buy love or take financial risks. Expansion comes from providing excellent service.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Financial planning is more fun these days. Postpone a financial discussion. Your crazy ideas won’t all go over; learn from criticism, and address solutions. Outwit the opposition.