Horoscope for June 26, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services

Today’s Birthday (06/26/13).

Personal projects seem easier to complete this year.Pad the budget for unexpected family expenses or work changes. Share solid advice and values with young people. Don’t quit your day job until the night job pays, and keep playing for love.


Aries (March 21-April 19) –

Today is an 8 — Jupiter and the Sun are in Cancer, as Mercury in Cancer goes contrary. Get stalled projects into motion. Plan for extra family time and expenses. Make your home cozy, and work some romantic magic.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) –

Today is an 8 — Venture farther out. Mercury is inverse, so review old material for new ideas and fine-tune your work routine. Accept a challenge that is too good to refuse.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) –

Today is a 9 — Learn an expert’s trick to advance. Mercury goes retrograde, so expect the unexpected regarding family expenses or work changes. Have backup plans, and recharge at home.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) –

Today is an 8 — Don’t confront authority. It’s a good time to get financial paperwork in order. Hold on to what you have. You’re struck with a partner’s beauty.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) –

Today is a 9 — Financial opportunity knocks. Re-affirm and revise your commitments. Learn from an intellectual. Keep track of your earnings. Your fame travels.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) –

Today is a 9 — Ignore rumors. More work is promised. Listen carefully. Learn from a friend, or have your partner gather information. Share in a loved one’s success.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) –

Today is an 8 — Be creative and cut costs. Show the team your appreciation. Keep your objective in mind. Review and revise your work habits. Cut routines that get you nowhere.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) –

Today is a 7 — Keep your goal in mind. Increase household comforts. Review recent personal decisions. Allow extra time for communications, and repeat if needed. Be respectful. Share your vision. Relax.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) –

Today is an 8 — Communicate carefully. Get a better deal through private contacts. Soak up the encouragement of your friends.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) –

Today is a 9 — Discuss the situation in private. Watch out for family accidents. Be guided by a wise partner. Big promises keep coming in … hit pay dirt. Edit down to fewer words. Be simple and to the point.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) –

Today is a 9 — Come up with a new idea. Improve work procedures and develop team goals. Develop the big plan. Others admire your wisdom. Get started on your next adventure.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) –

Today is a 7 — Stay calm and study. Take significant action. You can get what you need. Reorganize. Follow a instinct. Add color.