Today's Birthday (03/10/18). Growth comes through higher education, travel and investigation this year. Team support is fundamental. Somehow the funding comes. Love builds to a peak this summer, leading to a quiet, introspective phase followed by breakthroughs in work and health. Winter favors friends and family.



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 -- Get into a testing phase. Don't talk about what you're considering yet. Lay the groundwork for career expansion today and tomorrow. Stick to basics.



Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Get out and make your connections. Keep a low profile, and stay flexible. Travels and studies could lead to unexpected destinations. Slow to minimize risks.



Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Discuss shared finances and come up with new ideas. Don't gamble with the rent money. Review and revise the budget. Responsibilities fall into place.



Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Work with a partner to get farther. Help someone see the bigger picture. Treat each other gently and patiently. Self-discipline is a practical tool.



Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- The pace quickens, and it takes sharp focus to avoid stepping on toes. Slow to save energy. Missed steps might require you to start over.



Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Let go of a preconception. Play by the rules, and stick to tested routines. Things fall together between you and the object of your passion.



Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Make changes at home with family. Clear excess stuff and clutter. Include everyone before committing. Spend a little. Play with form, function and color.



Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Keep editing. Cut out extra words and leave only the gold. Don't share unfinished work yet. Refine and strengthen foundational structures. Avoid unnecessary expense.



Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Your work may interfere with your social life; or maybe you can blend the two. Guard against overspending or overindulging. Stick to familiar routines.



Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Take charge without being pushy or demanding. Diplomacy and grace sidestep a confrontation with an authority. Enjoy yourself, and encourage others to get comfortable.



Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 6 -- Sink into thoughtful planning mode. In a stalemate, don't ask for favors. Hold your temper and wait for developments. Avoid risky propositions.



Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Rely on teamwork to surmount a challenge or clean up a mess. Share the load. Every little bit counts. Show your appreciation and show up.