Horoscope for April 26, 2016

Today’s Birthday (04/26/16). All you need is love this year. Schedule a getaway for after 5/9. Strategize which investments to make after 8/13. Begin a two-year creative work boom after 9/9. Your family’s good news after 9/1 lead to changes among friends after 9/16. Work out the next phase together.
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 — A rise in professional status is possible, if you work for it. Get help from a friend. Trust a crazy hunch. Listen closely for the best timing. You’re earning your pay.
taurusTaurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 6 — Dream big. Send applications and make reservations. Travels, research and inquiries flow with greater ease over the next two days. Investigate your curiosity. Your discoveries may startle you.
geminiGemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 6 — Work out shared finances together. With imagination, you can advance your plan. Consider an investment in education. Pay bills first. A new power suit would be nice, too.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Work with a partner today and tomorrow. Investigate the unknown. Consider what needs to change. Listen graciously to an elder and learn new tricks from the past. Your influence is growing.
leoLeo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Today and tomorrow are busy. Focus on work and build up your reserves. Make a blissful connection. Expand your influence. Add artistic touches. Provide well for your family.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 5 — Focus on love over the next two days. Whether it is romantic, brotherly or toward a passion or enthusiasm, explore your heart’s desire. Have fun with interesting people.
libraLibra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — It’s a time of intense learning. You’re especially clever for the next few days. Adapt to changing circumstances. Clean a mess. Review new findings with your team. Accept advice from loved ones (especially children).
scorpioScorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Work and make extra money today and tomorrow. Invest in creative work that you love. Use the right equipment for the job. Ask for what you need. List chores, and request volunteers.
sagittariusSagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Take charge of the situation. You’re entering a confident phase for the next two days. Circumstances dictate change. Learn new tricks. Clean up and divvy a windfall. Let your love light shine.
capricornCapricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Get others to help with your plan. An opportunity presents for a win-win situation today and tomorrow. Mutual benefits reward shared projects. Partnership unlocks doors. Renew old bonds for a new game.
aquariusAquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 5 — Get into thoughtful planning mode over the next two days. Take care of business behind closed doors. Rest and contemplate. Keep your end of a bargain. Discover a beautiful possibility.
piscesPisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Friends provide a boost of energy over the next few days. Set up team meetings and social events. Your networks have the resources your project needs … ask around and invite participation.
(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)