Horoscopes for December 13, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (12/13/15).

Go where you set your sights this year. Focus and discipline pay big. Springtime home renovations inspire parties. A career phase evolves toward networking and community efforts after 9/9, when Jupiter enters Libra. Professional accomplishments next autumn could affect domestic tranquility. Listen and speak your heart.

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

ariesAries

(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 5 — Another illusion bites the dust. What you’re learning defies what you thought before. Postpone your trip or new enterprise. Don’t shop until the check clears. Wait for the ink to dry. Travel is better tomorrow. Rest and think.

taurusTaurus

(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 6 — Financial changes necessitate a disciplined response. Don’t get rushed into buying anything. Make decisions based on logic over emotion. If you find yourself irritated or annoyed, take a break. Go for a walk. A change of scenery helps.

geminiGemini

(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Act on a passionate impulse. Include your partner. Everybody doesn’t understand, or agree. Make an important connection, and grab a rare opportunity. Profitable work is available. Use money to make money. Keep your sense of humor.

cancerCancer

(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Get as much done as you can. Completion fosters creativity. Finish up so you can play. Don’t buy toys. Save up. Research qualities and value. Hang out with friends, and share what you have. Pool your resources.

leoLeo

(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Figure out your bottom line. Discover hidden resources. Find another way to cut costs. You don’t know it all, especially about money. Disagreement requires compromise. Collect an old debt. Study options before choosing. Simplify things.

virgoVirgo

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Passions are in high gear. Plan ahead to avoid accidents. Look before leaping. Comfort a frustrated partner. Consider tossing everything out and starting over. Wait for confusion to pass. An exceptionally profitable move hides among your options.

libraLibra

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Investigate all options. Your studies lead to a discovery. Ask probing questions. Breakthrough! Advance to next level. The more you learn, the less you know. Get the word out about new developments. Help others understand.

scorpioScorpio

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 5 — Impetuous behavior can get you into trouble. Hold off on discussions, especially about money. Income irregularities could irritate. Don’t get hooked, or expect to waste time and goodwill. Abundance can be yours. Tap into hidden assets. Accept a gift.

sagittariusSagittarius

(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Establishing an efficient routine now saves money later. Follow a friend’s recommendation. It could get chaotic. Plan the outcome, and make deviations to suit the circumstances. Make a mess and try not to break anything. Income improves.

capricornCapricorn

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Challenge the generally-held opinion. There’s more to this story than meets the eye. Look for hidden surprises and complications. Get terms in writing. Things don’t go as expected. Get out in fresh air to think it over.

aquariusAquarius

(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Your team is especially hot. Enjoy the excellent party conditions. You don’t need to spend it all … stick to simple ingredients. Get involved in a project for love, not money. Use what you create in your portfolio.

piscesPisces

(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — You have deadlines and paperwork to manage. Display cheerful optimism for greater productivity. A career advance is possible. Look at your situation from a new angle. Admit impracticalities, and have a backup plan. Rediscover a long-lost friend.

(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 Linda Black Horoscopes and www.nancyblack.com)