Horoscope for February 4, 2014

Today’s Birthday (02/04/14). Get out and play this year. Grow physically and spiritually by actively pursuing fun, dreams and passions. Express your vision. Home renovations flourish around March and April, while your eventful love life opens a new door around the June eclipse. You can balance desires for freedom and partnership, travel and domesticity. It’s possible to have it all.

 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 an 8 — Navigate a disagreement about priorities. Don’t over-extend. Notice where the cash is going. Create or grow a bank account. Check for errors in your assumptions. Point out the potential. Postpone your trip until conditions improve.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Discuss how to improve resources. Slow and easy does it. Take care not to step on toes. Prepare documents. Don’t touch savings. Postpone purchases if possible. Get everyone aligned on it first. Focus on romance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 6 — Postpone household chores. Focus on making money, or it could fall short. Hold your temper, and handle a family matter privately. Carefully choose the course of action. Not everyone agrees. Wait a few days for a romantic moment.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 6 — Hand over some of the cash, but be careful. Don’t fund a fantasy. Spend smart. Set priorities. Others kill for your attention. Get yourself a useful treat, and relax into a peaceful pursuit. Take it easy.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Confront a friend. Take notes. Stick to your budget. Be respectful and polite. Stay home instead of going out. Don’t play poker, either. Stay cool. Postpone a celebration. Get involved in a happy, relaxing (inexpensive) diversion.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Expect some work, with the possibility of error high. Don’t talk about work in progress. Use caution, and don’t push. Stash away enough to keep the budget. Rest.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Take care of important details. Your partner applauds your effort. Push your personal agenda. New information disrupts plans. Keep an open mind. some personalities come together. Work could intrude on family bliss. Postpone a private moment.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Don’t borrow or lend today. Others could get into a conflict. Energetic friends stir emotions. A better time will come. Consider options carefully before choosing the right path. Calibrate your power.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Don’t spend your money on entertainment alone. Wait for a better time. Get into creative work. You obsess over finishing touches. Be honest, above all. Modifications may be required. Take care traveling. Quiet productivity can be fun.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 5 — More planning is required at home. Seek answers from a professional money manager. Go to extra trouble to keep costs down. Voice your opinions. Favor optimistic approaches. Relax into your home, and leave big decisions for another day.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — Don’t let a discouraging remark stop you. Don’t talk back, or gossip. Improve morale by indulging in simple pleasures. Be careful not to double-book. Finish an important job before relaxing. Get productive in peace and quiet.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — It looks like everything works. Ask probing questions to check. Advance planning helps. Don’t throw your money around. Leave it stashed. Quietly assume more responsibility. Not everyone needs to agree. Eat well, and rest mind and body.