Today's Birthday (08/13/18). Home renovation serves your family this year. Discipline and consistent action satisfies. Consider an unlikely career shift. Summer contemplation and envisioning provide insight for partnership challenges, setting the stage for a personal breakthrough. Reach new heights of fitness and heath this winter. Domestic joys abound.

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 -- Plot and organize career actions for efficiency. Share resources, information and support with a partner. Mutual admiration grows today and tomorrow. Enjoy time together.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Travel tempts. The next two days favor focus on work and health. Physical action gets results. Exercise and explore your surroundings. Expand your territory.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Make future plans, and then budget to realize them with your partner. Romance can easily spark over the next two days. Savor fun together.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Share responsibilities and laughter with your partner. Figure out your household priorities over the next two days. Fix up your place together.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Profit through productive actions, with Mars in Capricorn. Pour energy into your work and health. Research different possibilities. You're especially clever today and tomorrow.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- You can make extra cash today and tomorrow. Save it for a passion project. Take action for love, with Mars in Capricorn. Follow your heart.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- It's amazing what new paint can do. Beautify and improve your home, with Mars in Capricorn. Take bold action to improve your personal space.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Keep learning. Study, research and write up your findings. Dig for clues. Let your imagination go wild over the next few days. Envision positive results.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Dedicate energy to lucrative endeavors, with Mars in Capricorn for six weeks. You have more friends than you realized. Share what you're learning. Celebrate together.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Energize a personal project over the next six weeks, with Mars in your sign. Confidence grows as things develop. Focus on work today and tomorrow.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 5 -- Rest and recharge your energies. Make plans and future dreams, with Mars in Capricorn. Read, study and write. Articulate your visions. Invent and innovate.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Participate with community efforts, with Mars in Capricorn. Group actions get farther, faster. The next two days favor travel and studies. Research options.