Horoscope for September 29, 2013

Today’s Birthday (09/29/13). Home, love, career and travel repeat as recurring themes this year. Grow your partnerships stronger, especially after the eclipse (10/18). Travel, play, seek knowledge, explore and discover new cultures. Pace yourself. Keep expenses naturally low, and downsize for simplicity. Pursue satisfying work, and give it your heart.

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 — It’s hard to put feelings into words. Things fall together for you. Find ways to cut costs, with Mercury in Scorpio. This could turn out to be a good thing. Maintain objectivity.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 5 — Keep it in the family. Your feelings are all over the map, and that turns out to be a good thing. For about a month, compromise is required. Practice it, and build confidence.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — Check the exact wording before you hit “send.” Things are starting to make sense. For about a month, streamline your procedures. Clean up your work space. Talk over travel details. Pursue a logical conclusion. Put in corrections.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Wait and consider. These days could get quite profitable. You’re an even better strategist this month. Discuss details. Your input makes a big difference. The piper will have to be paid soon. Romance may be involved.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Watch out, world! For about a month with Mercury in Scorpio, you’ll do your best work at home. A change turns out for the best. Everybody doesn’t need to know everything yet. Give the gift of music.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 5 — Turn down a costly proposition. Get introspective. Your ability to concentrate is enhanced for a month. Test your idea on your partner. Wait for results. Count your assets. Then celebrate in style.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — Your quick wit is required. Discuss finances. Find more ways to increase income for the next month. Friends and partners help you get farther. Request copies of missing documents. Listen carefully, and think before speaking.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — Don’t take every suggestion seriously. For about a month, complete difficult personal decisions. You’re highly admired. Go play. Water figures in this scenario. Send photos to friends by social media. They’ll be envious.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — An argument intensifies. Plan a getaway to relax. Finish up old business. Don’t take anything for granted. You can take new ground with focused action.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — To understand a conflict, shift your perspective. Figure out your finances. For about a month, keep others on course. Delegate and gain more than expected. Work out priorities. Resolve style issues later.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Listen carefully and compromise. Get into the strategy. Re-affirm a commitment. The answer will soon be obvious. Confer with leadership. There’s a good story here. How will you frame it?

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — Be honest with yourself and others. Take on more work. For the next month with Mercury in Scorpio, travel logistics figure prominently. Work out the details. Listen more than you talk. Family comes first.