Horoscopes for August 30,2015

Today’s Birthday (08/30/15). Personal breakthroughs abound this year. Step into power, and use it for good (especially after 10/13). Careful shepherd shared accounts for expansion after 10/27. True love appears after 3/8. Shed outworn ideas and attitudes, especially after 3/23. Practice artistry.

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


(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — Keep to your core values. Follow an experienced leader for a team breakthrough. Announce results publicly and discover a professional bonus. Let family know if plans change. Your fame travels far and wide.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Friends are your key to a creative project. Get their feedback on avenues to advance a dream. Their acknowledgement grows your confidence. Take responsibility for success and make it happen. Manage costs, and crowdfund your vision.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Follow your heart. A professional opportunity engages you. Go ahead and fantasize. Study recent developments. Form or strengthen a creative partnership. Discuss options and possibilities. Get persuaded to take on an exciting challenge.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 9 — Explore a fascinating subject. Shake up your routine and increase profits. Try out new concepts and flavors. Visit exotic locales. Apply what you’re learning to your professional ambitions. Choose your path carefully to grow skills.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Sit down to review accounting details. Grow finances by organizing documents, applying for permits, handling insurance matters and filing papers. Save time and money by managing administrative tasks. Work out the next phase together.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — Technology helps you stay connected. Strengthen your infrastructure so you and a partner can reach each other easily. Update apps and operating systems. Use these tools to raise your collaboration to new levels.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Take care of your health as you care for others. Share nutritious fare, and get out for a walk or run. Try a new trick or look from a new angle. Keep practicing and your skills improve.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Replace something that no longer works. You can find the funding. Sell something you’ve been saving. Unearth forgotten treasures. Adapt to domestic changes. Water your garden. Beautify with color and delicious scents. Bake or barbecue?


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — A fun new phase in creativity, craftsmanship and artistry develops. Show friends the tricks you’ve been working on. Line up your winning strategy. Romance sparks unbidden. Let it catch into flame. Talk about what you envision together.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Soak up your subject like a sponge. You’re creating positive buzz. Direct support where it’s needed. Network, communicate and share resources. Express a possibility you see. You don’t need to start from scratch. Recycle.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Keep your eyes on all the balls, and somehow you can juggle gracefully. Keep track of the cash flow. Friends share your vision for the future and cheer you on. Disregard old limits. The truth gets revealed.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Go for it. Invest in your career. Take advantage of extra confidence today and tomorrow to ask for support. Request more benefits and get them. Your authority is increasing. Speak mindfully. Achieve a new level of understanding.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com)