Horoscope for February 13, 2016

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency (TNS)

Today’s Birthday (02/13/16).

Group participation this year amps up results. An income surge could alter your educational direction. Initiate a two-year study and travel phase. Shared accounts rise, changing your own financial circumstances`. Go for something you love.

To get a head start, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest, 0 the most hardest.

ariesAries (March 21-April 19)

— Today is a 9 — Teamwork pays off, with Mercury in Aquarius over the next three weeks. Talk about what you love, and remain forgiving with miscommunication. Ignore rumors and gossip. Money flows with greater ease today and tomorrow.

taurusTaurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 9 — You’re more confident today and tomorrow. Take charge over the next few weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Patience with tests and challenges earns reward. Communication benefits your career. Sidestep a controversy gracefully.

geminiGemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 5 — Make travel plans and leave. For about three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius, you’re good at finding ways around roadblocks. Get organized. Study, research and discuss┬átheoretical ideas. Talk about arrangements today and tomorrow.

cancerCancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — For about three weeks, Mercury and Aquarius, take care of family finances. Track earnings and look over the budget. Financial planning provides power. Pay bills and grow your savings. Team efforts get farther today and tomorrow.

leoLeo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 7 — For about three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius, brainstorm in creative collaboration. Seek tutoring from a master. Rely on your partner’s expertise. Negotiate and compromise. Have fun today and tomorrow. It could get romantic.

virgoVirgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Discussions get serious. For about three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius, your work gets more interesting. Upgrade communications technology. Consider attending a seminar or class over the next two days. Study and explore.

libraLibra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 7 — For about three weeks, love and fun take priority. Learn new games, skills and programs, with Mercury in Aquarius. Practice hobbies, sports and passions. Handle financial matters today and tomorrow. Get help with heavy lifting.

scorpioScorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Work with your partner over the next two days. For about three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius, domestic harmony comes through communication.Organize needed home improvements. Upgrade household technology. Children have a valuable perspective.

sagittariusSagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 9 — A new assignment has you busy today and tomorrow. For about three weeks, you’re especially clever and analytical. Complexities fascinate, with Mercury in Aquarius. Communications and transport flow with ease … get your message out.

capricornCapricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Relax and play today and tomorrow. Income rises through communication over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Come up with creative and unusual ideas for profit. Talk about what you enjoy.

aquariusAquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 6 — Home comforts draw you today and tomorrow. With Mercury in your sign, begin a logical, rational cycle. You’re more objective and learn quickly for the next three weeks. Tell your personal story. Discuss creative projects.

piscesPisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 7 — Words come easily over the next two days. Creative thinking sparks over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Your dreams are trying to tell you something. Take notes. Review and look over your plans.