Monday, October 5, 2015 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 10/05/2015

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 6 -- Think it over longer. Things don't go as expected. Confusion reigns. Proceed with caution. Prepare for all the contingencies you can imagine. Travel's better tomorrow. Emotions spark unprovoked. Check mechanical equipment. Wait and rest.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is an 8 -- Work productively, but don't take on more than you can handle. Avoid big risks. Don't touch the credit cards as the cash flow situation fluctuates. Pay off debts as much as possible. Don't make expensive promises. Ponder possibilities.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 9 -- Finish what's already on your lists before launching new projects. Opposites attract. Generate some controversy together. Stand up for yourself. Don't react without thinking. Disagree respectfully. Don't let a heckler distract you. Surprises reveal new possibilities.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is a 7 -- Dig deeper. Consider the consequences before taking action. Co-workers tell you the score. Full understanding requires some work. Travel plans are easily disrupted. Work out emotional aspects in private. Don't forget an important detail.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 6 -- Get caught up in a controversy. What you learn shakes up what you thought you knew. Find another way to cut costs. You don't know everything, especially about money. Disagreement requires compromise. Wait to make decisions. Listen.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 7 -- Changes could rock your boat. Don't rush into anything. Calm a partner's anxieties. Ask family to wait a little. The danger of breakage is high now. Offer advice only if asked. Let emotions flow, and provide comfort. Rest.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 7 -- Investigate all options. Emotional tension crackles. There may be goodbyes involved. The more planning you've done, the better. Discover something about to be left behind. Distractions abound. Don't forget to do a necessary chore before you go.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is an 8 -- Romance and games may not go as planned. Things could get messy and chaotic. Don't spend more than necessary. Adapt to the new moves. Anticipate changes and maneuver as gracefully as possible. Clean up later.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 7 -- You're in the middle of a complicated situation. Challenge the generally held opinion if you have facts to back you. Oversee and manage the outcome, and the sooner done, the better. Get terms in writing.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is an 8 -- You could lose money if you're over-extended. It's not a good time to gamble. Stick to tried and tested moves. Do it for love, rather than money. Things seem unstable, so shift to higher ground.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is an 8 -- You're confronting a difficult puzzle. Encourage, without forcing. Talk about money later. Take extra care with sharp objects. Stay patient with a communications breakdown. Look at things from a new angle. Admit impracticalities. Craft a backup plan.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 7 -- Your idea looks different in reality than the sketches. New tricks don't work as planned. Spend extra time on infrastructure. Build it to last. You may have to change your overall objective. Accept all the help you can get.