Horoscope for September 7, 2014

Today’s Birthday (09/07/14) . Creative expression satisfies this year. Money may come and go, but long-term partnerships last. Introduce a network of like-minded friends and build together. A 2.5-year phase of taking care of business at home arises after 12/23 (when Saturn enters Sagittarius). Romance blossoms around the 3/20 solar eclipse. Share and grow love.

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency (MCT)

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 — Personal sources provide the answers you need. Anticipate misunderstanding or confrontation with authority. Take time today and tomorrow for private meditation, as much as possible. Watch for sneak attacks or household accidents. Share expenses.

Taurus (April 20- May 20 )

— Today is a 6 — A conflict of interests could shake things up. Handle disagreements privately. Everybody thinks they’re right… let someone else have it. Ask for help when you need it. Old rules and old friends provide practical value.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 7 — An unexpected mess could take you by surprise. Figure out what’s needed to settle a household matter. Do what you promised. Impulsiveness causes accidents. Keep snide remarks to yourself. Investigate an older person’s crazy suggestion.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Join with someone who can help you advance together, and share value. Stick to practical methods. Stay within your budget. Your luck’s shifting for the better. Stay cool. Watch for the perfect moment to leap.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Finish what you’ve already promised. Unexpected details could slow the action. Review your reserves over the next two days, and use what you’ve been saving. Look at the structure from a different perspective. Allow for spontaneity.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Run off alone with your partner for a while. Let someone lean on you. Listen graciously and patiently. Schedule meetings or parties for later. Don’t throw your money around. Hold onto what you’ve acquired.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Dig into a big job. Get family and friends to help. Don’t bend the rules, especially out of peer pressure. Let a protector handle a confrontation. Nurture each other with good food and scenery.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Slow down long enough to listen to young people. A loved one surprises you. The game may not go as planned. Stifle your rebellious tendencies. Get physical exercise. Provide something delicious for the party.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Messes and chaos at home could pepper the next two days. You can tolerate an annoying restriction. Be gentle with someone. Authorize an improvement, while keeping your budget. Learn something illuminating.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Take it easy and flow with surprises. Miscommunications spark unprovoked. Repress irritability, or pay the price. Don’t touch savings. Catch up on reading. Get into expansion mode another day. Relax by a lazy river.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is an 8 — Today and tomorrow are good for making money. Interested parties seem to come out of the woodwork. This is a good thing, although unexpected. Hold your temper. Explain, don’t argue. They think you’re brilliant.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 7 — You’re very creative today and tomorrow, with a distinct advantage. Your friends like your ideas, too. Fit work into your vacation plans. Navigate a conflict between love and money. Ponder the situation and provide inspiration.