Horoscope for February 17, 2016

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency (TNS)



Today’s Birthday (02/17/16). Take action for the common good this year. Lucrative opportunities (after 3/8) provide new travel and study destinations (after 3/23). Launch a two-year educational adventure after 9/9. Rising family assets (after 9/1) impact your personal finances (after 9/16). Collaborate for the future.

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 7 — Stick close to home today and tomorrow, with a project. Gather plans and research potential solutions. Get everyone involved with personal rewards and reduce risk of disagreement. Let someone teach you a new trick.

taurusTaurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 9 — Get out of the house today and tomorrow. Study, practice and explore. Assume control, especially over the next month with Venus in Aquarius. Keep long-term goals in mind. An unexpected bonus appears.

geminiGemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 9 — More income is possible today and tomorrow. Grab potential profits. Stick to your budget. It’s easier to venture forth now that Venus is in Aquarius. Study what you love. Explore and discover new places.

cancerCancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — You’re more confident today and tomorrow. Personal matters need attention. Put love into your work for rising income over the next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Follow your heart and your passion is contagious.

leoLeo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 6 — Slow down and contemplate over the next two days. Review the big picture. Rely on a supportive partner. Collaborative efforts thrive this next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Practice a common passion.

virgoVirgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Teamwork wins over the next two days. Group efforts can increase quickly. Put your love and talents into your work to rising demand this next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Play and get creative.

libraLibra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Expect two days in the spotlight. A rise in status is possible. Keep your promises. The game gets fun over the next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Play and create. Give in to romance.

scorpioScorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — The next two days are good for expanding your territory. Adventure and discovery call to you. Travel and explore. Still, your heart is at home over the next month, with Venus in Aquarius.

sagittariusSagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Manage finances over the next few days. A lack of funds would threaten plans. Communication practices and creativity pay off over the next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Remain open to shifting circumstances.

capricornCapricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — Partnership produces results over the next two days. Begin a potentially profitable month, with Venus in Aquarius. Negotiate terms to find a win-win situation. Work together to manage responsibilities while taking advantage of opportunities.

aquariusAquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Focus on work for the next two days. The pace is picking up. Upgrade your image this month, with Venus in your sign. Pamper yourself with personal attention. This restores and recharges you.

piscesPisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 6 — There’s more time for love today and tomorrow. Share peaceful activities with your inner circle. Peaceful thinking soothes over the next month, with Venus in Aquarius. Plan the road ahead. Rest and recharge.

(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)