Today's Birthday (06/02/14). Stand for your deepest ideals this year in the most fun way. Discipline with health practices reaps extra rewards. Expansion occurs with finances (until July 20), and then shifts to advance your career through communications. Social gatherings benefit you professionally. Launch a passionate venture after October eclipses (10/8, 10/23). Patiently nurture a dream.

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

Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Harmony requires concentration. Don't present your project until it's ready. Others give you a boost. Confess your worries, and work things out. It's easier than you think. Get organized to advance a level.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Use good judgment regarding a controversy. Keep your social schedule, to positively impact your income. You're spurred to take action on a project. Dig in the garden for a fat harvest. Get physical.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Don't gamble with the rent. Draw upon hidden resources for the effect you're after. Move quickly to maintain your advantage. Insist on quality ingredients. Visualize getting what you want. Spend time outdoors.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Costs may be higher than expected. Postpone a celebration. Humility is a virtue. Go over the details carefully, and acknowledge everyone who contributes. You're creative and efficient. A status rise is possible.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Wait to see what develops. Keep it practical, or there's trouble. Avoid stepping on anyone's toes. Prioritize tasks and synchronize schedules. Friends help you advance. You're gaining points with someone you admire.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Avoid risky business. Keep your credit cards locked away. New career opportunities surface. Work the numbers, before choosing. Get farther with a partner. Your past deeds speak well for you. Invest in fundamentals.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Collaborate on a creative project. Discover new tricks and practice them. Carefully select what to spend on. Track your budget, and find the perfect compromise. Make beautiful music together with someone you admire.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- You receive the final figures. Patience wins today. Don't spend if you don't need to. Encourage another's enthusiasm, and compromise on who does what. You can complete a project. Keep a low profile.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Research could interfere with your socializing. "All things in moderation," serves today. Guard against overspending or overeating. Upgrade your image with accessories or a new haircut. Do your homework first so you can play.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 6 -- Get comfortable, without frills or great expense. Consider possible career investments. Review the material, and choose the way to play it. Confirm your intentions. Loved ones support you all the way. Celebrate together.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- In a stalemate, don't ask for favors. There may be a temporary clash between love and money. Apply finishing touches to creative work and beat a deadline. Tap into a secret energy source.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Balance work assignments. Every little bit counts. Show appreciation to someone who helped out. Put in some overtime, and repay a favor. Completion leads to new status. Good planning increases your holdings.

(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 http://www.lindablack.com and http://www.nancyblack.com)

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