Horscope for February 24, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services(MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/24/13).

Finances require careful management. The first half of the year’s about fun at home, and it gets more playful and creative after June, with focus on culture, travel, romance and art.

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 7  The more you play, the more you learn. The greatest threat, satisfaction, takes over by default. Take risks to discover new treasures. Avoid a clash due to a miscommunication.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6  You’re driven to complete old work and take care of breakdowns, but remember to take time to rest, too. You’re really in control if you think about it.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7  A technology breakdown threatens. When all else fails (including turning it off and on again), find an expert to help you out. It’s never too late to back up your data.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8  Confirm important commitments and check them off, one by one. An older individual offers practical information, which could lead to extra profits.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9  You enjoy getting your accounts or home organized. Give things away. Let go of the extra weight and discover the freedom of empty space.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7  Take a step back from career pressures and relax.  Paying debts is top priority. You can do it … it’s a relief.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8  Practice, practice, practice. There will be plenty of opportunities to learn and improve. Today, make special effort to love and appreciate your friends.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8  Go back over the data to check for errors. Important people are watching. You don’t have to speak everything you think.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8  Make sure you stick to your budget and pay off debts. Only take action if you’re willing to risk delay or loss. If that’s okay, then go for it.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7  Analyze procedures in order to better them. It’s easier to get through glitches with flexibility and a healthy dose of humor.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9  Concentrate on making money. Buy only things you really need. Spend some time devoting yourself to spirituality or contribution.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8  Invest in the future, and don’t count your chickens until the eggs hatch. What have you done lately to help someone in need? Speak words of wisdom, and listen to yourself.