Horoscope for April 17, 2014

Today’s Birthday (04/17/14). Fun and creativity highlight this year. Two eclipses this month (for six months) affect partnerships and finances. Tune infrastructures at home and work. Making repairs and revisions. Communication pays off. Make plans and itineraries. Launch big projects after May 20. Indulge in summer fun where relaxation builds health for autumn changes. Personal discoveries and brilliant ideas grow shared resources and contribute 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 — Travel and adventure calls to you. Keep the big picture in mind… does this trip forward the dream? Set long-term goals. There’s more work coming in. A mate has excellent advice. Invest in an experience that forwards the action for a project you love.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — Get into the details today and tomorrow. Consider resources and supplies, logistics and team management, and finances. Wheeling and dealing could be required. Build a strong foundation. Consult friends and experts. Many hands make lighter work. Someone from your past could reappear.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

 Today is a 7 — Let your partner drive. Collaboration gets you farther than playing Lone Ranger. Practice your arts, and beautify your surroundings. Indulge your curiosity, and get the latest expert research. Let yourself get carried away by romance. Negotiate and compromise. Two heads are better than one.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

  Today is a 7 — Practical considerations hold your concern. Follow safety rules and high standards. Sort through feelings as they arise. Trust your experience. It could get hectic today and tomorrow. A friend makes an excellent suggestion. Use it to persuade the team. It pays to have good manners.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

 Today is a 7 — Lay down the law. Make every attempt to follow the rules. Even if you make mistakes, you’re charming. Work out kinks in private. Working at something you love brings abundance. Improve your living conditions. Include delicious treats, cozy atmosphere and friends (or one special friend).

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

  Today is a 6 — Home and family take priority today and tomorrow. Settle into your nest. Good deeds you’ve done bring benefits. Check out an interesting suggestion. Keep your future vision in mind. There’s more money coming in… Divert some of the flow to savings. Share a treat.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

 Today is a 6 — It’s easier to learn for the next two days. Study instructions first. Talk to someone who’s been there, done that. Creative work pays well. A generous offer requires more thought. A lucky break blesses your passion project. Your work and opinions garner respect.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

  Today is a 7 — Pay attention to finances. Fill orders and rake in the money. Schedule a sit down meeting. Pull strings to get a compromise. You’re very persuasive now. Trust your feminine side. Make time for visiting friends. Take the roundabout route when necessary.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

 Today is a 5 — Generate enough to cover expenses in a test of your frugality skills. There’s more money coming your way. Friends and siblings share the wisdom of their experience. Brilliant ideas come at odd moments. Evaluate old policies. You’re becoming more certain. It all works out.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

  Today is a 6 — There’s more work, and the pressure’s rising. Take a philosophical view. You’re making an excellent impression. Acknowledge your team’s efforts. Celebrate a windfall by relaxing in hot water and preparing a fabulous meal to share with dear people. You’re looking especially good.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Get together with friends today and tomorrow. Share emotional support and laughter. Invent new goals and reaffirm previous ones. It’s a good time to ask for money. Craft the perfect pitch. Social events and gatherings are where it all happens. What comes around goes around.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

 Today is a 6 — Career matters occupy your time now. There’s a rise in status available. Prepare for a test or challenge today and tomorrow. Compete for the best score. Provide well for your family. Find out what your partner wants. All this love comes back to you multiplied.