Horoscope For September 13, 2014

Today’s Birthday (09/13/14). Exploit your creative brilliance this year. Let it shine! Get your message out, especially around 10/23. Study, plan and build networks through 12/23, when a new 30-month home and family phase begins. A romantic partnership sparks, spurred by the eclipse (3/20). Maintain a simple lifestyle, squirreling nuts for winter. Grow dreams together

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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 — Follow your own rules. For the next seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius, you’ll have severe wanderlust. Satisfy those itchy feet with an interesting adventure. Fantasy and reality collide… keep it practical. Savor freedom.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — Future plans engage you over the next seven weeks, with Mars in Sagittarius. Update the budget. It’s okay to ask questions. Take notes. Avoid the temptation to spend frivolously. Dream together with your partner.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — Changes must be made. Time away from home could be required. Let your partner lead for the next few months, with Mars in Sagittarius. Theories require revision when put into practice. Do a practice round first.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Remain skeptical of wild schemes. For about two months with Mars in Sagittarius, there’s plenty of work. Keep your promises. Finish a job before you travel. Yes, you are being tested. Prioritize, rather than panic.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Actions speak louder than words. Passions get aroused easily. You’re even more romantic for the next few months, with Mars in Sagittarius. It’s not a good time to shop today. Re-negotiate terms and double-check numbers.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) 

Today is a 6 — For about two months with Mars in Sagittarius, improve your living conditions and make repairs. Renovation demands your physical effort. Give a loved one your full attention. Divide up tasks more equitably. Take responsibility.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) 

Today is a 6 — For about two months with Mars in Sagittarius, improve your living conditions and make repairs. Renovation demands physical effort. Give a loved one your full attention today. Divide up tasks more equitably. Take responsibility.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 5 — Avoid reckless expense over the next seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius. There’s money coming in, and plenty to spend it on. Focus on increasing income and savings. Pamper your family with healthy food.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) 

Today is a 6 — For about seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius, focus on personal development. Push past old barriers. Discover new power and decisiveness. Heed the voice of experience. Study the situation and work out a compromise.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) 

Today is a 5 — For about seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius, clean closets, garages and attics. Enjoy nostalgia and old photos. The action is behind the scenes. Nurture your health and well-being. Guard against losses. Avoid risks.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Teamwork is the name of the game for the next seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius. Anything is possible together. Old friends come through for you. Avoid spending, travel and risk today. Relax at home.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) 

Today is a 7 — Get used to having more authority. Advance in your career for about seven weeks with Mars in Sagittarius. Move forward boldly. You can handle a tough interrogation. Bend to avoid breakage. Compromise.