Horoscope for January 20, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/20/14). Invention and innovation applied to big-picture ideas form a context this year. Imagine your perfect career, relationship and world. You’re growing mentally and physically stronger. Romance expands around the 6/10 eclipse. Go ahead and get spiritual. Let Martin Luther King, Jr. inspire your action, “Because I’ve been to the mountaintop… and I’ve seen the Promised Land.”

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 9 — Get a head start so work doesn’t overwhelm you. Get into an innovative period, with the Sun in Aquarius. Team efforts go well this month. Clean up paperwork. Your social life gets busy. Work together in new directions.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — Get more than expected. Career opportunities abound this month, with the Aries Sun. Have fun with it. Play an ace you’ve been holding. Try a new recipe or restaurant. Improve landscaping. Shop and negotiate carefully.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Stick close to your partner; aloof, yet cooperative. Peace at home restores. Do more homework. Guidance does not require rigid control. You get further with a gentle boost. You’re eager to leap boundaries for a month.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Rehearse it. For four weeks with the Aquarius Sun, you’re a genius at building legacies. Organize, sort and manage finances. Make more than you think you’ll need. They’ll come in handy. Organize your office for efficiency.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — A new direction goes the distance. Rely more on others for about four weeks. Gather and share information. Take a carefully calculated risk, and your efforts profit. Move into career planning mode, and get superefficient.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 — Improve your living quarters, even as you focus on career for about four weeks. You have what others want. The Moon’s in your sign. Do your homework. Ask for what was promised. Exceed expectations.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — You’re lucky in love, travel and publishing for about four weeks, with the Aquarius Sun. Express your commitments through your actions. An older woman provides benefits. Keep studying. Use background information. You’re especially cute now.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 — Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — Sign, seal, and deliver a love letter. Focus on home and family for the next month. You’re very attractive now. Do what worked before. Cash in hidden assets. All’s well that ends well. Go beyond old limits.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) 

Today is an 8 — Extend your feelers. You’ll learn and retain complex information well for the next four weeks, with the Sun in Aquarius. Saving money takes an extra will power push. You’re an inspiration. Keep what you’ve earned.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) 

Today is a 9 — For four weeks with the Aquarius Sun, it’s easier to make money. Stash away some. Pay back a favor. Move forward with an eclectic idea. Organize and sort research for efficiency and order. Add a personal touch.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9 — There’s an influx of money available for about four weeks, under the Aquarius Sun. You qualify for a loan. Group effort transforms the task. Partnership grows mutual interests. Do what you promised. Provide encouragement. Get them interested.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — New opportunities develop. For about four weeks with the Sun in Aquarius, finish up old business to clear space and time. Put new skills to work. It pays to advertise. Streamline your routine. Take walks with your honey.