Today’s Birthday (12/06/19). Step into leadership this year. Your steady focus pays off in silver. Bountiful winter loot and prizes can help with a shared financial twist. Don’t abandon a personal dream when you encounter an obstacle next summer. What you learn supports profitable collaborative efforts. Follow purpose, contribution and growth.

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 — Stand strong in your own light. Harmony may require effort. Don’t show a loved one unfinished work. Reason and emotion could clash. Do research before committing.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Use your best judgment with a controversy. Lay low and let it pass. Avoid overspending or overindulging. Nurture your health with peace. Rest and reflect.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Friends can make excellent coaches. Share resources, information and connections with your team to adapt to a change or barrier. Steadily pull together.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Heed recommendations and warnings at work. Don’t stir up jealousies or controversy. Focus on your objective and go for it. It’s within reach.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — A barrier could block the path. Avoid risk or hassle and choose the easiest route around. Friends help you make the perfect connection.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Keep credit cards locked up and avoid risky business. Schedule carefully and don’t build up unrealistic expectations. Contribute to shared accounts with steady discipline.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Collaborate to save time and fuss. Don’t step on anyone’s sensitivities. Despite chaos or distractions, you can get the job done by working together.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Wait for better conditions before making a big move. Prioritize your health, fitness and work. Physical energy can fluctuate. Slow down to avoid accidents. Relax.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Savor rest and recreation. Avoid overindulging. Don’t spend frivolously. Stay close to home, if possible. Avoid conflict or controversy. Have fun with someone sweet.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Focus on home and family. Be gentle, especially with young people. Avoid automatic reactions and listen to what’s underneath a controversy. Patiently listen.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Hold your temper. It’s easier to avoid an outburst than to clean up after one. A clash between love and money could disrupt. Consider words carefully.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Every little bit counts. What comes around goes around. Focus creative energy on increasing cash flow. Keep showing up. Show appreciation to someone helpful.