Horoscope for June 17, 2018


Moon Alert

Until 10 p.m. Chicago time, we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Leo.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Another lovely, playful day! Make plans to socialize. It’s a great date day. It’s also a wonderful day for playful activities with kids or exploring the arts. If you’re on vacation, you’ll have fun! Family discussions are upbeat.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This is a great day to entertain at home. Enjoy fun with family and friends! You might want to redecorate where you are or do something to make your digs look better. This is also a good day to consider real estate opportunities.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You are the wordsmith of the zodiac, and today you’re eager to communicate. Enjoy talking to friends, siblings, relatives, neighbors and strangers! You have something to say and you want to be heard. This is also an excellent day for writers, editors and people in sales, acting and teaching.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Business and finance are blessed today. Explore financial negotiations: buying and selling. It’s a good day to earn money, especially related to food industries, gardening and the entertainment world. Nevertheless, you prefer to keep a low profile.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

This is a lovely day for your sign! Enjoy schmoozing with others. Friends and interaction with groups will be fun. Share your hopes and dreams for the future with someone to get their feedback. Perfect day to shop for wardrobe goodies. You can’t lose!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You make such a fabulous impression on bosses, parents and VIPs now; grab every opportunity to advance your agenda. Although you are enjoying interaction with others, especially younger people, today you might prefer to play things low-key.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Interactions with friends, especially female acquaintances, are positive today. Because you’re eager to expand your experience of life either through travel or further education, do something that allows you to learn something new and have a sense of adventure. A discussion with a boss or parent will be positive.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Once again, personal details about your private life might be public for some reason today. (Like what’s with that?) Good day to make travel plans. You feel positive and upbeat about life. (Be patient with a family member who is annoying.) Focus on ways to improve yourself.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Do anything to shake up your routine because you want some variety in your life. You are a freedom-loving sign who loves to travel — and today is no exception. Travel if you can even if it’s a short trip. Or be a tourist in your own city!

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You’re keen to work hard and be productive, which is a good thing. Today is an excellent day to discuss shared property, taxes, debt and inheritances. Someone younger might have some excellent input for you. Caution with money because you’re tempted to spend big. Keep your receipts.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Get some physical exercise because with fiery Mars in your sign, you’re pumped! Today, like yesterday, the Moon is opposite your sign, which means you have to be accommodating with others. Fear not — this is a playful, fun-loving day. Enjoy the company of others, including kids.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is the kind of Sunday where you will feel rewarded by working to get better organized at home. Get rid of what you don’t need. Turf it, recycle it, sell it or give it away. Streamline your home so that you feel on top of things. A discussion with a parent might be significant.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Tennis great Venus Williams (1980) shares your birthday today. You are entertaining because you have the gift of the gab and are constantly curious. You’re hungry for knowledge. This year is a power year. Big decisions and major achievements. Think success, power and money! It’s time to reap the benefits of the last decade. Expect to attain aspects of power and leadership in all your relationships with others. Activity is key!

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