Today’s Birthday (11/17/20). Expand and grow through communications this year. Creative discipline and consistency pay off in spades. Prepare for a slowdown with shared accounts this winter, before an income rise. Save for summertime expenses, before your family accounts harvest a windfall. Connect, network and share.


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 — Take advantage of a professional opportunity. Test first, as theories get challenged through application. Make modifications and adaptations. Conditions keep changing. Listen to intuition.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Your wanderlust is getting worse. Make time for an outing, even a short walk. Connect with trees and nature. Adapt to changes. You’re learning fast.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Collaborate around a financial surprise. Keep an open mind. Listen carefully when everyone is talking simultaneously. Theories require revision in practice. Make a profitable connection.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Negotiate and strategize. If the pace overwhelms, don’t get into the race yet. Changes require adaptation, especially with messaging. Coordinate with your partner.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Luck benefits your health, work and fitness. A good deal or opportunity is worth quick action. Check it out before diving in. Do the research.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Romance can take you by surprise. Relax and enjoy. Words can get twisted. Keep things simple. Listen for love and get an unexpected bonus.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Adapt your place to changing needs. Discover forgotten treasures at home. Surprises abound, and miscommunications spark easily. Take time to clarify. Less is more.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — A creative project takes an unexpected twist. Learn at an intensive pace and adapt new skills to current circumstances. Listen to loved ones, especially children.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Take advantage of a lucrative opportunity. It may require quick action. Adapt to unexpected news. Pivot to provide what is needed now. You’re well placed.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — New information requires a change in personal plans. Proceed with caution. A lucky break is worth pursuing. You can learn new tricks. You’ve got this.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Listen to intuition. Consider spiritual questions and connections. Connect with your higher vision or purpose. Adapt plans for unexpected changes. New doors open.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Anticipate some resistance. A team opportunity requires discussion, which may not go as planned. Not everyone sees the same possibilities. Clarify and keep doors open.