Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 08/24/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is an 8 -- Organize facts and write your thesis over the next few days. Study and research. Incorporate what you're learning. Slow down around sharp objects. Use your rapier wit.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is an 8 -- Partner with someone who has the skills you lack. Learn from experience. If you're inspired, they can support you to grow stronger. Today and tomorrow can get especially lucrative.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is an 8 -- Enjoy the spotlight today and tomorrow. They're saying nice things about your performance. Friends help you make an important connection. Energy surges predicted. Recharge at home with family.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is a 6 -- Finish work in private today and tomorrow. Slow down and consider options before jumping ahead. Contemplate your next move. Consult a significant other. You can figure it out.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is an 8 -- Team efforts go further over the next two days. Optimism plus effort equals cash. Lead or follow as best for the group. Your friends are your inspiration. Play full out.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 7 -- Expand your playground. Consider new career opportunities today and tomorrow. Old passions are rekindled. Rely on trusted friends for advice. Support the family team. Explore and choose freely.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 6 -- Your peace of mind increases with a peaceful setting and a good book. Make meditation your business today and tomorrow. News affects your decisions; take time to reflect.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is an 8 -- Organize financial accounts and records over the next two days. Handle taxes, insurance or legal matters. Keep generating income, and set long-term objectives. You're gaining, bit by bit.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is an 8 -- An efficient routine now saves money later. Coordinate efforts with your partner to avoid duplication. Compromise on priorities. Buy and sell within your budget. Follow the wind.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 7 -- The workload increases over the next two days. Work and earn more. Coordinate efforts to avoid duplication. Have a team huddle before action time. Count your blessings.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 5 -- Relax with friends and family. Put your heads together for a shared goal. Keep each other on course. Give the disciplinarian the stopwatch. Practice your game and play for love.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 6 -- Make home upgrades today and tomorrow. Get creative with color and functionality. Delegate a tough job to a professional to save time and money over the long run. Get second opinions.