Today's Birthday (10/17/18). Money comes easily this year. Invest time and energy into domestic renovation and repair. Shared accounts receive an unplanned bonus. Family fun this winter comes before a group challenge. Summer lights up your career before household changes present new possibilities. Pull together for love.

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 9 -- All may not go as expected on your team. Travel is better tomorrow. Harmony requires patience. Don't show unfinished work. Pull together for common gain.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Career opportunities have your attention, although distractions abound. Uninvited guests or unplanned circumstances could disrupt. Tell the truth, and stand your ground. Take charge.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Your exploration could take a different direction. Unscheduled deviations could cause delay or disruption. Gentle pressure works better than force. Look for hidden beauty.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Pay bills, and handle financial obligations. Keep a cushion for the unexpected. Confirm intuition with hard data. Avoid jealousies or arguments. Stay in communication.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Collaborate with your partner to navigate unexpected changes. You don't have the full picture; wait for developments. Share your views, and support each other.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Put love into the details. Invest your work with passion. Steady practice grows your strengthen and skills. Let criticism roll off your back. Keep showing up.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Relax, and enjoy the company. Distractions abound; avoid travel or expense. Go for substance over symbolism. Fun doesn't need to be expensive. Picnic with someone sweet.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Focus on home and family. Make repairs or improvements to manage an unexpected change. Consider long-term plans. Tend your garden with love.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- The answer you seek is nearby. Practice your creative skills. Listen to other perspectives. Anticipate changes. Make a mess, and clean later.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Extra cash is available now. Surprises could erupt. Make backup plans in case of bad weather. Wait for better conditions to make a big purchase.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- It's not a good time to gamble, especially with personal matters. Don't worry about money or spend much, either. Hold your temper, and maintain your advantage.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 6 -- Hide away in peaceful privacy to get productive. Consider how to adapt to recent changes. Look at a puzzle from a different angle.