Horoscope for April 5, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (04/05/15). Getting playful is your golden ticket this year. Incorporate more fun. Increase time spent in practices you like with people you admire. This gets deliciously romantic. Budding springtime partnership leads to summer education and adventure. Work insights spark after 10/13. Schedule time for reflection, retrospection and planning after 10/27. Create newly, inspired by the past. Prioritize love.

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 —¬†Focus on short-term objectives and immediate necessities, proceeding with caution. Opposites attract. Push for what you require. Work interferes with playtime. Heed a call to action for something you feel passionate about.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — You want to be in charge. A partner feels compelled to advise you. Compromise on solutions over the next two days. Don’t make expensive promises or dip into savings. Handle immediate needs while considering the big picture.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9 — An interesting development sparks your curiosity. The work’s intricate, but rewarding over the next two days. Don’t get in the middle of someone else’s argument. Change is the only constant. The next two days get very busy.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — The next two days are good for love, in a family setting. Don’t worry about the future. Focus on having fun now with the people you’re with. Take it slow and avoid breakage.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — ¬†Family matters take your focus. Don’t gamble or take big risks. Financial hassles could frustrate. Clean, organize and revamp your space. Up-cycle unused stuff for new life.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Get involved with creative projects. Put your thoughts into writing. Research and learn. You retain information well over the next few days. Serve as peacemaker in a controversy. Soothe someone’s ruffled feathers. You’re especially brilliant.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — It’s a good time to ask for money. Compromise and negotiate terms. Research a purchase for the best value. There’s plenty of action. It could get chaotic. Your limits may get tested. Don’t try a new trick yet.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — You’re growing stronger today and tomorrow. The moon’s in your sign, and your confidence rises. Focus on immediate responsibilities, and leave long-term issues for another day. Take care of yourself so you can serve others. Conserve resources.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 5 — Pay attention to your dreams over the next few days. Make plans and confirm reservations. Finish up old business. Stay flexible with unexpected circumstances. Allow some do-nothing time. Rest and recharge. Observe nature. Savor the sunset.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — Your team inspires you over the next two days. Your social calendar looks busy … take care not to double-book. Home pulls like a magnet. Clean with gusto. Invite friends over and whip up a feast together.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Talk about the work you love to do. Social activities could put a strain on your resources. Don’t splurge on festivities. Keep it mellow and relaxing. Take a walk together.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Make travel plans, but don’t dash off just yet. Extra work earns extra bucks. Begin a two-day period of study and research. A change at the top requires adaptation. It could seem intense. Explore your own neighborhood.