Horoscope for January 23, 2015

Today’s Birthday (01/23/15). Group efforts succeed this year. Connect and expand networks. Take on a new level of leadership. New financial opportunities bloom like spring flowers. Your road could deviate as a partnership expands after April. A new phase in prosperity sparks after October’s eclipses. Take extra care with invoices, documents and records. Strengthen bonds with friends and family. Love blooms.

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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 — Peace and quiet suit you fine. Nurture your body and mind. Rest, exercise and get lost in thought. Passions could awaken. Finish a study project. Use what you’ve gained through experience. Be careful with resources. Build a structure.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — Friends can help with a difficult job. Put all your energy into one activity that positively impacts your career. Don’t force it, or something could break. Ask someone with experience to show you the way. Repay a kindness.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8 — New career opportunities arise. More research is required, so dig in. A new money-making venture tempts. Pack up and get going! Discipline is required. You feel lucky indeed. Take advantage of this chance to advance. Travel may be involved.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — The trip could get more expensive than planned if you don’t watch out. It’s easy to spend now. Friends have useful suggestions and recommendations. Use what you’ve kept hidden. Avoid expensive airport food and pack a lunch.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Take care not to splurge. Present practical decisions to your family. Enlist their support with frank conversation. Finish an old project. Work out your plan in seclusion. A rush job demands attention. Assume authority, and take responsibility.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — Let another person take over. Work together and no one gets worn out. Share responsibilities. Your partner is the key element for success. Rely on their experience, and order what they recommend. Spend quickly, but not recklessly.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — It’s not a good time to shop. Handle a work deadline first. Take advantage of an opportunity and get into it. Your team is hot. Provide leadership. Pursue a career goal. Ask your friends for advice, and then move quickly.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — An interesting development changes the situation. Use your connections to advance. Exert will power. Consult with family, friends and partners. Choose the option that has the most heart. Put your time into developing skills that are most fun.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — A home project holds your thoughts. Schedule tasks and participants. Friends are there for you. Toss the ball to a teammate. Family can help. Pay bills, and budget more than what was promised. Take the unexpected into account.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is an 8 — Promotions and advertising go farther now. You wonder why… just do what worked before. It’s time to take action. Continue building your equity, with your partner’s help. Children and elders want to contribute. A tender moment surprises.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — There’s a profitable job available, so get in action. Listen carefully to one who doesn’t say much. Find what you need far away. Be passionate when you make your pitch. Act boldly. Begin or end a trip.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9 — Defend your position. Think over your priorities. Your partner is in agreement. Revise your budget. Increase efficiency by planning your next moves. Take a load to the dump. What will work for you? Take it one step at a time.