Today's Birthday (08/07/14). This year gets glorious; take advantage. Wear your leadership with pride and humility. Adapt heritage qualities for modern sensibilities. Fix up your place between now and 12/23. After that, hone your game to win. Young people have new perspectives. This autumn's status rise and nest-feathering leads to next autumn's income and educational opportunities. Build your legacy.

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 an 8 -- Advance your career today and tomorrow. There's a way to win. Prepare to fulfill a fantasy. Let somebody else represent you at a social event. Move quickly on an opportunity, with their encouragement.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Today and tomorrow are great for travel. Plan your agenda. Research for maximum fun. Help calm another's fears. Save money by comparing rates. Get something really nice for someone. Share an adventure.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Handle financial matters today and tomorrow. Track calls, orders, and income, and dream big. Study ways to make and keep money. Get inspired by news from far away. You have the courage.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You're a powerhouse. Support your partner. Listen carefully for collaborative opportunities over the next two days. Consider hidden expenses on household purchases. Invest in your dream. Be receptive to what wants to happen. Explore your passions.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Get in service of a dream today and tomorrow. The work's intricate, but rewarding. Your imagination reveals hidden gems. Take suggestions and feedback for a wider view. True your career towards your vision.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Finish work early today and tomorrow, and get ready to party. Accept a creative challenge. Make a mess and clean it. Go run and play with the kids. Pamper yourself with some relaxation.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Family and home issues take the forefront today and tomorrow. Handle chores before you start a new mess. Tempt someone creative to play along. Cook up a feast to share with friends and family.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Communications channels seem wide open. A solution to an old problem becomes obvious. You have what you need, if you can find it. Begin a two-day voracious learning phase. Apply new skills to animate a dream.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Advance to the next level of the adventure. The next two days you can make extra cash. Consult an expert and negotiate terms. Ask for what you want. Study and apply what you learn.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- The action today and tomorrow depends on your will power and determination. A dream seems within reach. Provide great service. Sharing compassion for others boosts your self-esteem. Good will is great advertising.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- A lovely bit of synchronicity springs up with a kindred spirit. You're especially intuitive today and tomorrow. Contemplate potential outcomes before signing on. Consider different dream scenarios for what you want.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Together with your friends you can make it happen. Enter a two-day social phase. Add some style to your scenery. A little paint works magic. Raise a toast to a dream. Celebrate.

(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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