Horoscope for March 31, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MTC)

Today’s Birthday (03/31/13)

Do new projects during the first half of the year, as connections are primed and potent. Monitor budgets, especially insurance and investments. After June, direct energy into partner projects, creating fun and new space together. Expand education, travel and study. Explore your passion.

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 — It’s a good day for travel, if you like adventure. Be prepared for the unexpected, and enjoy the ride. Friends come through for you. Ask for what you’ve earned, and hold on to it, for now.

 Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Don’t let others tease you into overindulging. Pay bills. Costs are higher than expected. Mind and heart aim for the same goal. Recommend self-control to a hopelessly romantic friend.

 Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8 — Within the chaos of the moment, everyone’s more willing to compromise. Imagine an exciting, fun possibility, as if it’s already accomplished. Then enjoy the process of realization.

 Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Organize your home office for comfort. There’s plenty to do, but choose love over money today. Call upon others for support. Do it although it is not necessary. Choose an activity that fills your spirit.

 Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Make more time for love in the next few days. Clear up any misunderstandings in private. Find satisfaction with a clean record. Associates help out in unusual ways.

 Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 6 — Take care of home and family for awhile. Be especially careful around sharp edges; there’s no need to hurry. Keep it simple. Too much is not always best.

 Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — Accept a creative challenge. Ask for help. Patience may be required. A female helps you concentrate on and sort out a problem. When everything else fails, use your imagination. Protect your savings by ignoring it.

 Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 9 — You’re becoming more valuable to others. More income is possible, if you want it, for the next couple of days. Stick to your budget. Some things at home can be put on hold.

 Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — You’re getting stronger, but also more impatient. A critic provides good feedback. Read between the lines for what works, as well as noting what failed. A few sweets go a long way.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — New facts reorganize your priorities and drives old fears. Don’t get sidetracked by unimportant tasks or conversations. Take notes on actions required. A harmonious moment leads to another happy ending.

 Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Gather with friends to think of ways to work together to increase your combined net worth. Others are inspired by your past performance and look to you for inspiration. Explore the neighborhood; there’s talent nearby.

 Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Practice makes perfect in the coming phase. Face old fears to make them disappear. Travel plans may need to be tweaked or postponed. Patient focus pays off, as you narrow it down to the basics.