Horoscope for February 20, 2014

Today’s Birthday (02/20/14) Put in the work and reap rewards this year. Your creative powers crackle through August, so play full out for incredible fun. Streamline routines and pare down the unnecessary to save energy. Reorganize your balance career and home responsibilities with dedication to your schedule, including time for yourself. Romance heats up over summer and autumn. Fill your home 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 7 — You’re in the midst of a financial breakthrough, with increasing value. Stretch yourself mentally, and follow your passion. Your mind and heart agree. Don’t let this windfall slip through your fingers, and remember to say, “Thanks”.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — Rely on your partners today and tomorrow. Start a new phase in your relationship. Compromise and come to an agreement. Support your friends. Invest for success. Everything seems possible. Affinity grows with kind words.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Concentrate on your work today and tomorrow. There’s plenty coming in! Get creative with it. Provide great service. Others appreciate the material you’re sending. Get something you want for your home. Relax afterwards.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — For the next two days, you score big with creative output. Practice. It’s getting fun! There’s more money coming in. You have lots of emotional support. Provide love. Your credit rating’s going up. Invest in your business.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Enforce household rules today and tomorrow. It gets easier, with practice. Accept compliments graciously. Get into practical and domestic tasks. Clean your workspace, and de-clutter. Learn from an engineering type. Play with long-range plans.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 7 — You can learn what you need today and tomorrow. Allow your dreams to run wild. You’re sharp as a tack. Articulate your vision. Step up communications, and get the word out. It travels farther than expected.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Focus on finances for a few days. It can be quite lucrative. Use your cleverness. Expand your idea base and find ways to monetize them. You’re an inspiration to others. Make long-term plans, and share.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 9 — You’re becoming more confident. Reject a far-fetched scheme in favor of a practical solution. Use what you have to achieve a dream. Travel intrigues. Inspire, rather than demanding or issuing orders. Soon the whole neighborhood is involved.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 6 —  Slow down and consider options. Complete projects now. Your sensitivity richly flavors artistic pursuits, writing and music. Contemplation, meditation and quiet time reap rewards. Re-juice and your creativity grows. Capture it by recording.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — It could get emotional over the next two days. Travel’s favored, too, despite strong feelings. Continue with your planning. Accept more assignments. Extra paperwork leads to extra profits. The action is behind the scenes.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 7 — Career matters claim your attention today and tomorrow. Committing and assuming more responsibility brings peace of mind. Your actions carry you farther than imagined. Keep the pedal to the metal. Stock up on provisions for the future.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is an 8 — Rebellions flare up. Advance your own agenda with perfect timing. You’re in the groove. By now you should know how much you can spend. Keep cash stashed away. Save through private connections. Trust love.