Horoscope for January 5, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

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 — Changes require adaptations. Don’t push for resolution yet. Group effort wins with Mercury in Aquarius for the next three weeks. The Full Moon marks a turning point at home, with family. Reason inhibits passion, especially with expenses. Stay patient.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — New communication directions beckon under the Full Moon. Tell friends you’ll see them later. Advertising pays off. Schedule carefully for the next few weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. There will be tests. Take leadership. Networking benefits your career.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — The Full Moon shines down a profitable path. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, discover solutions. Study, research and discuss philosophical ideas. Pamper a strain. Discipline with exercise and diet serves you.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, take care of family finances. Track earnings and revise the budget. Determine prices, and send invoices. Review personal priorities, and true up your course if necessary.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — A Full Moon turning point arises in your plans. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, let your partner do the talking. Brainstorm in creative collaboration. Negotiate and compromise. Provide leadership in a difficult situation. Water your roots.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — Set a Full Moon intention for a new group opportunity. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, streamline routines. Your work gets more interesting. A new service project entices. Discussions get logical. Conserve power.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — This Full Moon shines on career and status. Ace a test, and influence rises. Learn new games and skills with Mercury in Aquarius.For about three weeks, love and fun take priority. Practice hobbies, sports and passions. Release excess baggage.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — A new Full Moon travel and study phase entices. Over about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, domestic harmony takes priority. List intended home improvements and take one project at a time. Shop for bargains.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — A financial turning point arises with the Full Moon. For about three weeks, you’re especially clever and analytical. Complexities fascinate, with Mercury in Aquarius. Communications and transport flow with ease… take advantage and get your message out.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — The Full Moon illuminates a new partnership phase. Thoughts become ultra logical, and there’s lots of money to be made over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. It’s easy to spend, too. Balance for savings. Establish boundaries.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9 — Calm another’s fears. Step into a new phase in leadership at work. Begin a logical, rational cycle, with Mercury in Aquarius. You’re more objective for the next three weeks, and learn quickly. Tell your personal story.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Peaceful contemplation beckons over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Complete old projects. Your dreams are trying to tell you something. Take notes. Revise plans. Meditate. Begin a new Full Moon phase in fun, romance and happiness.