Today's Birthday (04/15/19). What you're learning pays off this year. Maintain persistent routines for professional growth. Fall into a lucrative situation. Savor summer fun with family before a new career phase. Reach a professional peak next winter, leading to a new domestic plot twist. Explore and learn.

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 -- Your work is in demand. Don't get sidetracked. Avoid risky business, and stick to practical priorities. Plan actions before launching. Research before committing.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Romance blossoms today and tomorrow. Think things over before acting. Get family aligned on the plan you're considering. Strengthen foundational structures. Build for love.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Discipline with planning and preparation supports your home renovation projects. It's too early to tear things apart. Figure out where everything will go first.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Edit your work before submitting. Consider the context and tone. Distractions abound. Focus to meet deadlines. Preparation and organization pay off in spades.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Review accounts and budgets before committing to new expenses or purchases. Monitor cash flow for positive growth. Organize for clarity. Avoid shortfalls through advanced planning.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Revise personal plans for shifting circumstances. Build strength to grow options. Self-discipline serves you well. Consider long-term visions. List steps to steadily create that new reality.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 5 -- Privacy and peace soothe and restore you. Review plans, and revise for current situations. Avoid travel or expense. Settle in to complete a project.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Make social plans. Prepare for events, meetings and gatherings by laying solid groundwork. Make reservations and arrangements. Stay objective in a tense situation.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Organize and prepare your work. A professional challenge or objective requires careful planning. Resolve a sticky issue in the design phase. Save time and money.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Plan a vacation or trip. Work out the dates, schedule and itinerary. Do your homework for a wonderful experience. Spontaneity is fine, with backup options.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Changes necessitate budget revisions. Strategize for maximum benefit. Collaborate and join forces. Keep things respectful and professional. Plug financial leaks. Values may get tested.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 6 -- A partner's opinion is important. Listen to another perspective on a shifting situation. Hold your commentary until you have all the facts. Keep your promises.