Horoscope for January 28, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/28/14). It’s important to speak out and contribute this year, and also to get silent and lost in mindless diversion. Balance this to great success. Follow your highest ideals while having fun. Financial gain comes from following your heart. One door closes and another opens around romance after the June 10 eclipse. Care for family and yourself with love.

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 — Proceed with caution over the next two days. You may have to make an abrupt decision to save the day. Imagine the problem already solved, and then take the natural steps to arrive there. Keep a secret.

Taurus (April 20 — May 20)

— Today is a 6 — Go farther than ever over the next two days. Unexpected bills arrive. Reach for something you might normally avoid. Try using the opposite hand that you normally use. Explore culture, philosophy and history. Get adventurous.

Gemini (May 21 — June 20)

— Today is a 6 — Figure the costs in advance. The more careful you are with the details, the better you look. You agree to disagree. Express differences respectfully and admit when you’re wrong. That’s appreciated. Don’t rush it.

Cancer (June 21 — July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Maintain conscious awareness of your environment. Discover romance, today and tomorrow. You’re likely to be busy, so spend cuddly time with family every opportunity you can. Let a partner or friend do the talking.

Leo (July 23 — Aug. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Soak in the love and enjoy the moment. Things are about to get busy soon. You’re going to need all your stamina. Profit from meticulous service. Make investments later. Rest, relax and think it over.

Virgo (Aug. 23 — Sept. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Prepare for confrontation and consider all possibilities. Your routine could get disrupted, but there’s more time to relax, today and tomorrow. Handle chores. Pamper yourself along with your sweetheart. Share something delicious.

Libra (Sept. 23 — Oct. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Reconsider assumptions and judgments. The next two days are good for making changes at home. Be careful applying new skills. Temporary confusion could slow the action. Don’t leave the job half done or overlook domestic chores. Feed assistants.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 — Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Today and tomorrow your concentration’s especially sharp. Study the angles. An unexpected bonus arrives from articulating the project. Go with your feelings. Don’t spend to fix the problem yet. Package your ideas creatively.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 — Dec. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Figure finances today and tomorrow. Household matters demands attention. Estimate how much money you’ll need. Engage with the budget. You can make changes soon. Study options and elements, and make preparations. Recharge your batteries.

Capricorn (Dec. 22 — Jan. 19)

— Today is a 6 — You’re strong and getting stronger. Don’t offer to pay all the bills, though. Get lost in two days of intense activity and study. You’re extra confident. Play conservative with your finances, nonetheless. Consider the change you want.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 — Feb. 18)

— Today is a 6 — Don’t fall for crocodile tears. Review plans in confidence. Identify new resources. Note financial shortages. Take two days for private meditation, as much as possible. Slow down and contemplate. Something’s coming due. Rest up to provide it.

Pisces (Feb. 19 — March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Check public opinion today and tomorrow. An uncomfortable moment could arise. Something’s not working right. Friends offer comfort and advice. Avoid blind reactions. Break the old mold. Today and tomorrow are good party days.