Horoscope for February 5, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (02/05/15). Step into leadership this year. Group participation realizes dreams. Your family and friends are your greatest wealth. Celebrate romance and it sparks. Collaborate and inspire each other’s creativity, proving especially profitable after 3/20. A new view changes your options after 4/4. Carefully weed your financial garden after 10/13, for maximum harvest. Reap what you sow.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

AriesĀ (March 21-April 19)

Today is a 9 — You see what needs to be done over the next two days. Edit your work now. Focus and discipline, especially with communications, pays off. Don’t stumble over an old rule. Practical organization satisfies on many levels.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Talk gains more than action today. Go for substance over symbolism. Articulate what you want. Romance is a growing possibility over the next few days. Have fun and play creatively. Make practical, common sense plans and share them.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Home calls to you over the next two days. Costs on a local project may run higher than anticipated. Don’t ask for favors now. Rethink practical issues. Repair an antique. Research and provide facts.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Things are starting to make sense. Discuss practical options with your team. Work out obvious wrinkles in the plan. An older individual offers useful information. Don’t speculate. You’re entering a learning phase.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Bring in the money over the next two days. You’re gaining wisdom along with your pay. Tempers could flare. Friends offer good advice. Set priorities. Provide a practical perspective. Collaborate on a profitable exploration.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 — Things seem to go your way over the next two days. You can find what you’re looking for. Reject an unbelievable scheme in favor of practical solutions. Confirm plans for a job. Go for the gold!

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — Take time for peaceful meditation. Consult with your team confidentially. Clarify your direction, and who will do what. Offer peacemaker skills. Be sensitive to another’s view. Offer comfort and compassion (especially to yourself). Rest and relax.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — Your team inspires you today and tomorrow. Regard a cautious person’s warning. Wait to get a project moving… talk over all the angles first. Associates provide valuable input. Invest (at least your time) in a professional opportunity.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Watch out for bizarre requests. Stick to basic jobs that keep communications channels flowing. Clear your desk of mess and file papers. Keep stashing your pennies. They add up. Don’t bet the rent money. Express your wishes.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Get into planning a vacation or trip today and tomorrow. Further your own education. Allow time to reduce transportation costs. Research the best bargain, and get what you want. Review the budget before committing to reservations.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Set long-term goals over the next couple of days. Plan for upcoming expenses and revise the budget to suit. Notice the limitations under which you’ve been laboring. Your assumptions get challenged. Just talking really does help.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9 — Compromise and negotiate a situation that works for everyone involved. Less is definitely more at this time. Record your decisions. Some fantasies will have to go. Plan an upcoming gathering. Go for simple elegance.