Today’s Birthday (02/28/20). Your professional fortunes rise this year. Consistently shoulder your load for powerful teamwork. Fun with friends this winter inspires new summer directions with romance and career, for greater love, joy and passion. Family changes next winter motivate a peak career achievement. Listen to your heart.

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 — Have patience with financial obligations. Setbacks are part of the process. A friend can get through where you can’t. A long shot could pay off.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Somehow things work out. Intellect and intuition agree. A mess may lead to a personal improvement. Make a style upgrade. You’re growing stronger.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — A brilliant insight arises from a tangled communication. Take action to realize a dream. Visualize winning. Schedule and plan the steps to take.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Friends can help you work around an obstacle. Your social status rises with shared participation. Take advantage of a creative and efficient solution.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Knowledge and expertise can benefit business prospects. Invest in a tech upgrade. Extend your area of influence. You’re gaining professional points with someone respected.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — Make an overdue change that impacts your travel and educational schedule. Get creative to find new savings. Learn from experience. Expand your reach and influence.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Work out a financial misunderstanding or mistake. A collaborative effort benefits from communication and clarification. Surmount a barrier and profit. Solve a problem together.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Negotiate with your partner for favorable terms. Coordinate to get past a tight corner. Physical magnetism is part of the fun. Learn and teach.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Something you try doesn’t work. Don’t force anything. Slow for obstacles. You can solve a puzzle. Harness a surge of energy. Physical action gets results.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — You’re energized by love. New facts dispel old fears. Brainstorm and share brilliant ideas. Someone attractive appreciates your special attention. Hold hands around a rough patch.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Clean up a mess at home for a positive domestic upgrade. Make a solid improvement. Intuition leads to insight. Harness an inspiring idea.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — You can talk your way around an obstacle. Information arrives from a private source. Unusual ideas are welcome. Generate positive buzz for a creative project.