Horoscope for October 20, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/20/13). If you could learn anything this year, what would it be? Discuss philosophy, language, art and culture while immersed. Travel light, and study what you love. Keep your frugal habits and sock away extra income. Invest in your education to grow practical skills. Nurture partnerships and health by having fun with those you love.

 To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0f the most challenging.

 Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is an 8 — Dream big and devote yourself to creating something new. Try what you’ve have never done. Accept encouragement from someone with relevant experience. Don’t forget a family obligation. Go for it . The ones waiting for you can’t wait.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Devote yourself to your work and complete what you promised. Their are obstacles. You may have to come up with a creative compromise. No excuses necessary. You can do it. One good friend leads to another.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Play varsity level. It’s a big mistake to think you’re the smartest. Increase your profits. The more you save, the more you’ll be able to splurge later. All is not as it appears to be, though. Look below the surface.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 6 — Make a donation. Invest in home and family. You’re earned it. It isn’t a good time to shop, though. Don’t drain your reserves. Compromise builds a strong foundation. Extra work means extra cash. Let your gut response aid the decision.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 6 — Convince any doubters. Stand up for yourself. Run a reality check. Get the very best quality. You and a partner are very creative together. Devote yourself to a concrete goal, and go for it full steam.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Take it all in. There’s water involved. Back up data and make any mechanical repairs. Choose private over public engagements. Dig deeper into studies. Pay old debts before incurring new. Get the best for your family. Use your secret sauce.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — Add someone to your calling list. Family comes first. Check out another’s concerns. Persuade yourself first. Balance your checkbook. Don’t carry all the cash. Stay home instead of going out. Devote yourself to playfulness.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — It’s time for decisive action. Extra effort earns you an unexpected bonus. Accept a generous offer. Check interim progress. Working from home leads to profit. Stay out of someone else’s argument, and keep your head down. Confirm reservations.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — It’s most fun when you’re working together. Get something you’ve always wanted. Others appreciate your unique talents. Confirm data, reservations and plans. Complications may arise. Test your theory before acting. Don’t discuss the rewards.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — Finish an old project. Stay practical with your funds and budget. Sell your brilliant idea. Uncover any objections. Talk yourself into a break. Take it to heart. Then share thanks and celebration. Appreciate your team.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Buy what you truly need. Do what you truly love. Dress for business. Structure your time to include a private retreat. Keep track of details. Friends applaud. Confrontation could arise. Defend your position. Review, revise and reform.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Controversy arises. Start from practical basics. Accept a gift. You’re very persuasive now. Sign up. Notice the potential for compassion. Call home if you’ll be late. State your position firmly. Handle family responsibilities with divine intervention.