Horoscope for January 4, 2014


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 — Get contemplative today and tomorrow. New information instigates changes. It’s a good time for brainstorming. Consider all possible consequences before taking action. Conserve resources, without worrying about the money. Keep a secret.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 7 — An attempt doesn’t work, although your team gets inspirational today and tomorrow. Have faith. Try a new trick. Extra paperwork leads to extra profits. If plans go awry, discover what’s missing. Get solid answers.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 5 — Settle a household matter respectfully. New evidence threatens complacency. Stay flexible. Dance with circumstances. Focus on your career for the next two days. Keep your objective in mind. Make long-range plans. Replies will come in later.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

– Today is a 6 — The best things in life are still free. Save time with some advance planning. Learn what’s needed. Close the books on an old deal. Pay back a debt. Re-assess your assets. Consider a new direction.

Leo (July 23-22Aug)

— Today is a 6 — You may have been worrying needlessly. Ask tech support for the impossible. Take care not to spend more than you can afford. Consider an investment in your own education. Communicate compassion today and tomorrow.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Team projects go well. You’re growing more interested in someone, today and tomorrow. Hold onto what you’ve acquired. Focus on peacemaking. Be extra forgiving and compassionate with someone grumpy. Play by the rules.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Express your imagination artistically. Don’t shy away from criticism. The workload gets intense over the next few days. Hold out for the best deal before settling the price. Follow instructions completely to save time and avoid frustration.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Postpone long-distance travel for a while. Use imagination instead of cash. Go for substance over symbolism. Compromise on priorities. Romance is a growing possibility over the next few days. Fantasies abound. Don’t sweat; you’re gaining support.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 5 — Today and tomorrow your feelings are all over the map, which leaves you feeling lighter. Hang at home with a trusted confidant. Make no major decisions. Leave savings intact. All is not as it appears to be.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 6 — You’re getting much more effective. It’s easy to learn what you need to know. There’s another change to your assignment. Determine the value of what you’ve just received. Define practical goals, and lay out a plan.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 5 — Bothersome regulations slow things down. Cash flow could improve. Unleash your imagination, and have faith in your abilities. Make creative changes. Contemplate the costs. Your ideas are attracting attention. You’re inspiring someone. Smile, and say thank you.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Be patient with a loved one. Inspire, rather than demanding. Stick to the schedule. You see things you’d only imagined before, and identify a new starting point. You’re becoming more certain. A partner helps out.