Horoscope for March 7, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (03/07/13).

Home life keeps you joyfully grounded for the first half of the year, with positive changes like new space or an addition to the family. Stick to the budget as you indulge your playful side. Learning, travel, friends, creativity and fun are regular themes. Explore.

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 — Let your partner take the lead. Push your crew to participate. Affection grows in a difficult situation. Women offer their help, including some startling insights. Listen with intention. Distant communications bring positive news.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 9 — Discover a treasure you didn’t know you had. You can borrow the money you need; keep track of spending. Get into action. Acknowledgement comes from far away. Invitations fly between friends and family.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is an 8 — In a lucky break, a crazy idea works. Collect as much as you can. Listen more than speaking. Your discipline’s admirable; use it to increase efficiency. Quiet meditation lifts your spirits.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 9 — There’s a lucky surprise. Still, more study is required. True love plays by the rules. Press your agenda verbally. By now, your choice should be obvious. Invest in your business.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 9 — Get a sexy new outfit, and be prepared for some good news. Discuss the potential privately. Keep your resources confidential. Share a moment of sweet nostalgia with someone who was there.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Make long-range plans to improve your living conditions. Ask family to help, and get pleasantly obsessed with details. Insist upon what works best for you. Romance enters the picture unbidden.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Personal magnetism works in your favor. Gather information, and share it. Let your partner take the lead; your team has faith in your success. You love the people you meet now. Romance beckons.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Give thanks for a windfall. Invest in your own success first. You can afford it. Creative planning resolves a practical issue. Speak healing words. Complete a home project. Provide excellent service and support.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 9 — You’re irresistible, and they love you. Make a plan for the future that includes your partner’s dream. A secret tip leads to profits. Call the shot, and sign on the dotted line.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 9 — Pleasant memories abound. Gather practical data. Your dedication to service is commendable. Reveal your ideas in private. Accept encouragement, then go ahead and make a commitment for those you love.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — There’s more work coming in. Make sure it works for your family. Look for clues behind the scenes. Visit an influential female. Keep your team on track, and upgrade equipment. Add love and creativity.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — What would you love to learn next? You can afford to take on future expenses now. In a delightful turn of events, there’s more creative work coming in, and a bonus. Invest in your business.