Horoscope for June 16, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (06/16/13)–

Adventure calls. Thank your protectors and mentors as you embark. This year, your golden touch ignites your career and income. The trick is to stash and build savings, rather than fritter it away. Unleash creativity for profit and satisfaction. Recognition comes later. Balance your busy schedule with playtime for health. Abandon yourself to love.

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 9 — Show your father what he means to you. Confer with loved ones. It’s not about buying stuff, so continue to decrease your consumption. Share an experience. Write a poem; sing a song; draw. Use your abundant creativity.

 Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Conflicting orders could confuse the situation. Hold out for what you think is best. Consider all possibilities. Keep a secret so you don’t ruin the surprise. Work with an image from a dream. Send it off with love.

 Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 6 — Plan a trip well in advance. Avoid major risks and pitfalls. Make a few calls to handle logistics. Continue to shorten your home repair list. Waste causes a disagreement. Find a solution to decrease it.

 Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — Figure out how to grow your money. Continue to increase your financial knowledge. Consider all options. Check for errors and get clear on the game. Sell an antique or household item for a good price. Generate winning promotions.

 Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 9 — Talk over the bottom line demands. Caution is advised. Discuss the situation with a creative loved one. No reading magazines now. Confer with family. You’re discovering what doesn’t work. Don’t finance a scheme that’s too expensive.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 9 — Share feelings privately. Compromise with family. Costs may be higher than expected. What was due comes in. Give thanks for providers and teachers, fathers and father figures. Where would you be without them? You ended up pretty great.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — The next two days get introspective. Clean closets and organize. Thoughtful research opens new doors. Streamline routines to save time. An argument could arise; respectfully stand your ground, yet bend when possible. Listen and re-affirm support. Give thanks.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Overspending isn’t a good idea. Talk things over, and find ways to increase income. Neither lend nor borrow, today and tomorrow. Thank family and friends with words rather than gifts. Tell them what is in your heart.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Stay cool in the face of conflict, confusion or change. Work could interfere with play. Friends are there for you. Protect your interests. Money changes hands. They’re saying nice things about you. Honor your roots.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is an 8 — Dexterity solves a problem. Do the work yourself, for less. Private sources have lower overhead. Decrease your personal workload this coming week. Encourage optimism around you. Make steady, cautious progress. Enjoy family celebration.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Complete creative projects and decrease obligations. Collect suggestions, comments and criticism, and mine them for gold later. Continue to increase your influence in the coming week. Postpone expansion for now. Provide for others with love.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — Take care of banking matters, and increase financial security. Build from a context of abundance. Consider that there is plenty, and you can create more. There may be disagreements or differences in priority. Open your mind.