Friday, October 21, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 10/21/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 6 -- Keep your focus close to home over the next few days. Review the budget before spending. Work it out with your partner, rather than risk an argument.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is a 7 -- Carefully consider communications. Keep secrets confidential. Listen and learn. Shift the context to provide a new outlook for someone. For different results, say something different.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 7 -- There are profits to be made today and tomorrow. Things may work differently in real life than on paper. Adapt to unconsidered realities. Don't maintain an illusion.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is an 8 -- Different interests compete for your attention. Slow down and follow personal directions today and tomorrow. Tell others to take a number. Clean and organize to reduce chaos.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 5 -- Enjoy private tranquility over the next few days. Peaceful productivity makes a difference behind the scenes. Let someone else make public announcements. Think and make quiet plans.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 7 -- Friends pull together today and tomorrow. Take care of shared business, and take time out for fun. Parties, gatherings and meetings go well. Find something to celebrate.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 7 -- A professional route could seem blocked. Find another way, by talking to people with experience. Stick to your principles. A rise in status is available today and tomorrow.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 7 -- Travel and exploration recur as themes over the next two days. Expect changes and deviations from the plan. Keep your temper. That's all part of the adventure.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is an 8 -- You can find the funding by working together. Handle financial paperwork and maintenance tasks over the next two days. Pay bills and send out invoices.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 7 -- New information compels a change in plans. Collaborate on a tricky project today and tomorrow. Guard against losses, and shift priorities as required. Partnership makes the difference.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 9 -- Get into a groove or rhythm to manage the fast work pace over the next two days. Chop wood and carry water. Use quality ingredients, and fine craftsmanship.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 6 -- Step back from confusion or controversy. Take time off to let things settle down. Focus on fun with your sweetheart and family over the next two days.