Horoscope for October 3, 2014

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 9 — Friends want you to come and play. Schedule meetings for the next few days, as social connection moves the ball forward. Take your ideas public. Think before blindly reacting to circumstances. Don’t fall for a trick.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 9 — Listen to your angels. Avoid risky business, and travel another day if you can. Keep sarcastic comments to yourself. Don’t be talked into spending your savings. Take on more responsibility over the next few days.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9 — A fun trip tempts. It’s too early to go… keep planning. Don’t dig into savings, but do prepare a basic budget for the project. News affects your decisions today and tomorrow. Avoid an argument.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 9 — Refurbish your relationship by taking care of chores and paperwork. Review your reserves over the next two days. New possibilities lead to new problems. Share your impressions and compromise on decisions over a nice walk.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow favor collaborations, but misunderstandings could slow things today. Prioritize practical actions over decision-making (better tomorrow). Offer your opinion only if asked. Negotiate for the long run. Speak clearly. Pace makes waste.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow get busy. It’s off to work you go! Maintain savings. Keep it objective and hold your comments regarding a controversy. Quiet productivity sidesteps time-sucking arguments. Handle urgencies, then rest and relax.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — Give in to fun and games today and tomorrow. Play full out, without taking expensive risks. Don’t use your new tricks for high stakes. Celebrate with friends and family. Explore the terrain with someone special.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — Attention to plumbing and water systems at home can forestall a big mess. Focus on practical renovations. Clean, organize, and give away stuff you no longer need. Get nostalgic with old photos and memories.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — You can learn what you need in the next few days, as you’re especially clever. Follow your curiosity. Avoid harsh words now. Share your feelings and resolve misunderstandings. Sign on the appropriate line.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Make sure to make enough to cover expenses today and tomorrow. Financial planning saves money (and avoids an argument). The piper needs to be paid, and soon. Keep in action, and bring home some bacon.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9 — You’re taking control. Don’t forget an important job. Get into an innovative phase today and tomorrow. Revise publicity releases before sending. You’re strong, and getting stronger. Complications could arise with travel and shipping. Track carefully.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — Procrastination and distraction tempt. Traveling could get awkward. Finish up old business today and tomorrow. Close your eyes for a few minutes, and clear your head. Get recollection. Ignore gossip and chatter. Meditate in seclusion.