Horoscope for May 1, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (05/01/13)

Take advantage of a lucky financial cycle and save. After summer, the pace quickens with home and community activities. Resolve old issues and partnerships blossom, including new ones. Enjoy alone time, exercise and hobbies. What you learn now serves for a long time. 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   Avoid snap judgments and assumptions; all isn’t as it appears. Postpone meetings for a few days to formulate the message and plan.

 Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 9   Don’t bother to argue. Stay respectful. You’re even more practical for the next few weeks, although prioritizing a big opportunity over mundane chores makes sense. Spread enthusiasm.


 Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9   Hold your horses and study the situation. Check the exact wording. Clear up old messes these next few weeks. Assert leadership, and don’t get rattled by disagreement. It brings freedom.

 Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8   You work effectively with groups. Accept a challenge. Upgrade equipment without spending a lot; get creative and barter, or join forces to get funding.


 Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9   Take on more responsibility. Don’t get intimidated. Praise everyone’s results; favor negotiations and compromise. Go slowly to avoid mistakes. Talk about love more than money.


 Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9   Improve your living conditions. Change doesn’t happen all at once. The details are important, so get involved. Double-check data, and stay cool.


 Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8   Stay objective about a hot topic and avoid gossip. Lay low, get into your work, and make an amazing discovery, which can remain private. You have great emotional support. Discard junk.

 Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7   Listen carefully. Stay out of someone else’s argument, but remember who says what.  Settle up. There’s an unexpected bonus. Haste makes waste.


 Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8   Work requires more of your attention. Accept constructive criticism; if you can’t be nice, be quiet. There’s a good suggestion in there somewhere. Keep harmony alive, and it could even get romantic.

 Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9   Consider an interesting suggestion. Costs are higher than expected, and tempers short. Play that ace you’ve been holding. For two weeks, it’s easier to express your love.

 Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8   Keep faith and ask questions later. Travel is complicated; adjust your schedule. Decide what role to play. Take leadership. Resolve a family issue. It’s easy at home.

 Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9   Get obsessed with details, and minimize risks. Concentration is easier, so advance in your studies. There’s more money flowing. Stay patient.