Horoscope for June 30, 2014

Today’s Birthday (06/30/14). Grow your family fortunes this year. Work and income rise through July 16. Incorporate love into your career. Express your passion for freedom, justice and beauty. A new phase in group participation arises after Oct. 8, and your creativity surges after Oct. 23. Follow your calling while paying the bills and share your compassion.

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. Avoid risky action. Go slow, and listen to intuition on timing. Work at home with peace and quiet for higher productivity. Personal and professional demands synchronize. Take notes. Sell old stuff to get new.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 . ¬†Associates cheer for you. Hold yourself to high standards. Invest in your home and family by pushing your professional envelope. Take caution. Don’t hurry or force an issue,breakage could result.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8. It’s a good time to schmooze. Intuition guides career decisions. Cash in your coupons for a nice benefit. Slow down and unwind. Delicious food and good company make a magical evening.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8. Investigate the unknown. You can find what you need nearby. Don’t get all the frills. Take an imaginative leap of faith. Attack your assignments with gusto. Chocolate figures in the plan.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8. Confident and intuitive, you’re a powerhouse. The action is behind the scenes today. Acknowledge a good friend. It’s okay to spend on work-related items. A female offers a balanced plan. Proceed with caution.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8. You’re bringing home the bacon. What do you want learn next? Note the obstacles you’ll overcome. Get organized. Postpone expansion until you’ve had a chance to prepare the plan. Follow a gentle person’s lead.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7. Entertain with your intuitive timing and wit. Upgrade your image, and add a few surprises to your presentation. Dress the part. Invite a few friends to a small private affair.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8. Settle into your comfortable nest. Put your intuition to work creatively. A new opportunity arrives to explore fresh terrain (without leaving your chair). Use what you learn to benefit your home and garden.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8. Discover a new source of fun. Follow a hunch close to home. Someone finds you fascinating. Invite them to play the new game. Be receptive to innovation, and take what you get.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7. Success rewards your disciplined efforts. You did it your way (more than once, maybe). Actions go farther than expected today, despite possible breakdowns. Listen to all concerns, and then negotiate a win-win.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8. Let your partner take the lead, and listen to the coach. Provide crucial support. Your fan club’s growing. Make an interesting connection from afar. Quiet action gets you farther than words today.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8. Make decisive moves to follow an intuitive lead. Use your own original style. You don’t need luck… it’s all about persistent practice (and signing papers). Keep honing your art to improve your playing.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com)