Horoscope for September 25, 2013

Today’s Birthday (09/25/13). Broaden your education this year. Whether through formalized study or personal experience, immerse yourself in new cultures and enthusiasms. Re-assess your priorities as you plan adventures. Water and tend your garden (and finances) with regular discipline for thriving. Balance work and play for health and wellness. Share 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 6 — Others help you advance. A private connection proves valuable. Money burns holes in your pockets. First things first. Do what you promised, or renegotiate. Set long-range goals. Then spend a little. Keep to your budget.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — A friend solves your problem by encouraging you to try alternatives you hadn’t previously considered. They inspire you with the missing piece that makes the connection. Upgrade workplace technology. Relax with something delicious and refreshing.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is an 8 — Success! Don’t hide or diminish it. Accept offered benefits. You put in the necessary effort. Keep your promises to an elder. Consider possible costs of upcoming actions. Gain security. Be decisive. Put your heart into your work.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Delegate to perfectionists for a job well done. New contacts lead to opportunities. Ease into new responsibilities. Let intuition be your guide. Take appropriate action. Surprise your partner with tickets. Simply enjoy the moment.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Financial opportunity knocks. Accept a gift. Count your labor as money saved. Protect your investments. The cash may arrive at the last minute. Flex your mind. Put in the extra effort and succeed.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Apply what you’ve recently learned to your work. Act quickly. Accept assistance. Come up with a new idea. Costs are higher than anticipated. Incite excitement. Check out a distant bargain, but not by going there.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 7 — You get a bright idea about work, and it meets an urgent need. Your excitement is contagious and prepare to use what you’ve learned to pay the bills. Apply creative energy. Provide facts. And get a bonus.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Relax before a new endeavor. Scrub-a-dub-dub! Sudden inspiration excites your creative efforts. Re-arrange the furniture and feed the work machinery. Get farther than expected. Keep digging and find the clue. Add a surprise conclusion.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Buy a household item you’ve been needing. Find just the right place for it, but first, make sure it’ll work. You’ve earned it. Do what needs to be done. Logistics are a significant factor. Family shares joy.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is an 8 — Luck fluctuates wildly. Hit pay dirt. Keep a lid on spending though. You’ll see how to use what you’ve recently learned. Provide motivation. A journey begins. A loved one provides valuable information. Get lost in the reading.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 6 — Discover hidden treasure, or call in a debt that’s owed to you. You can find a use for the extra money. Inject an enthusiastic spark to your work. Your fame travels. Send someone else ahead.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Try something new. You gain an insight. Others ask your advice. Your friends now believe you can do just about anything. Choose your battles carefully. This will be fun. Find solid facts to support your theory.