Horoscope for October 11, 2014

Today’s Birthday (10/11/14). Play fun games with friends who share a vision this year. A busy phase has you raking in the dough, especially through 12/23. Serving others and yourself leads to greater self-confidence, especially next springtime.

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 9 — Let chores wait. Things will fall into place over the next few days, a time of intense learning. Resist the temptation to splurge.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 9 — Keep your head down. New challenges test old skills. Help a loved one to be patient with a person who’s hard to understand.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8 — Practice looking at things differently. A hunch could be quite beneficial. Use what you have to prime the pump. Romance is a close as your own backyard. Take charge of your fate.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 9 —  Challenge command, while avoiding big risks. Romance enters the picture, possibly from a great distance. See yourself winning. Pick up a nice gift for a loved one.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — Evaluate your situation. If nobody changes the plans, change them yourself. . Make sure you understand the assignment. Stash away any surplus. Friends are very helpful over the next two days.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 — Conflicts and temporary confusion could disrupt the next two days. Suspend a gathering. Listen to the opinions of others. Don’t rabble rouse, when you all should be quiet and respectful. Love sparks fly! Romance kicks into higher gear.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — Schedule carefully. Continue to weigh options. Don’t just worry… do something about it. Discover which rules apply.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 9 —  Moderate in an argument, and counsel compromise. Handle paperwork today and tomorrow. Love hits you when you least expect it… savor it. Take care not to provoke jealousies. Call if you’ll be late.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — A fateful meeting occurs. Join forces with a master of surprises over the next two days. Consider what’s best for you and your family. Open the door to romance when it comes knocking.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Don’t over-extend. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Focus on your work today and tomorrow. Your positive fame grows with minimal effort.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 —  Don’t spend the money before you get it. Compromise on a disagreement about priorities. Around now you can start enjoying yourself.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9 –There could be strong differences of opinion. Accept constructive criticism. Romance bursts onto the scene, unbidden.