Horoscope for Octorber 16, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/16/13). Creative passion shines on invention, genius and revolution with Venus trine Uranus on your birthday. The theme this year is discovery, especially around career, education and travel. Finances thrive with organized management. Partnership grows in new directions. Take on a pursuit that satisfies spiritually. Participate in a cause you care about with all 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 7 — You’re doing the work; accept the rewards. Get new ideas, even crazy ones, by calling the right people. Make them work, slowly. Savor profound conversations. Venus trine Uranus: You have everything you need. Collaborate. It’s romantic.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — An energetic partner spurs you to a creative breakthrough. Work faster and earn more. Discuss the possibilities. Share encouragement. Compromise arrives easily. Find another way to cut costs. Travel beckons. Love finds a way.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — Accept a challenging assignment and prosper. Find another trick to work smarter. You can solve a puzzle. Think through the logic. Add words to the melody. Cash in your coupons, too. Things get blissful.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 6 — Figure out exactly what’s necessary. Ask for feedback. Be sure you’re all on the same page. Conditions are better now for getting out. Fall in love with a new subject, situation or person. Follow this passion.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

┬áToday is a 7 — Keep track of your earnings. Establish better understanding easily now. A new source of funding arises. Keep to moderation. Draw upon hidden resources. Use wits as well as cash for vastly improved results. Feel the love around you.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Invest in your home office. Make sure you have the facts. Ask questions. The key to success and satisfaction becomes apparent. Seek love in the right places. Your own good judgment is still best. Confer with family.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — Plan home improvements. Invest in success. There is more creative work coming in. Write, record or film. Better technology increases profits. Make a romantic commitment. Secrets get revealed. Get advice from family. Try out an unusual suggestion.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — Get somebody who already knows how to do the task you’re avoiding. Gather information and pass it to them. New technology helps you advance. Your home plans should work. Grab love when it appears. Be spontaneous.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — Do the work yourself and listen carefully. Get creative. Follow a confidential tip. Romance the answers out of the material. Discover a jewel. Share findings. Houseguests can be annoying. Family comes first. Fun grows your spirit.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — It pays to advertise. Ask for help. Reveal your dreams. Ask questions and be pleasantly surprised. Make a commitment to listen to each other. Choose your battles carefully. Words don’t fail you now. Your communication is golden.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Pursue all leads. A profitable plot is afoot. Use your secret weapon. Don’t shop until the check clears. Your enthusiasm is contagious. Make sure you know what’s required. Recount your blessings. A female distracts you. Your charisma draws others in.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — There’s more good news with a lucky break. Your words have great power now. A new idea excites. Figure out how to fix up your place. Solicit advice from an old friend. Someone fall in love.