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Here’s What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Financial Habits
There are endless sources of wisdom for financial guidance and success, but perhaps your fortune is written in the stars. You may be prone to certain behaviors when it comes to money depending on your zodiac sign — you know — if you’re curious about what celestial bodies need to say about your bank account. We consulted with Kim Woods, a seasoned astrologer who has been featured in Bustle and Goalcast, to discover how each sign approaches money.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Aries is a competitive sign, often determined to do things their own way. With an Aries ambition, building wealth may come easy. On the other hand, Aries also tends to be impatient and could lose out on long-term gains if too focused on quick wins.
“Aries loves to excel and competes for first place in every area, including career. You love to work hard and play hard, so use your goal-oriented nature to bring money into your life. Your instinctive leadership abilities help advance your career, thus making a higher wage. Be patient when managing and investing your money as your inclination for doing everything now may adversely impact your wealth creation.”
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Taurus values luxury and comfort. While that will motivate them to earn money to afford that lifestyle, it could also mean spending above your means. Focus on saving and creating a generous budget.
“Taurus is a natural wealth attractor who also loves to manage and grow money. With this sign, you have Venus energy on your side, which is concerned with money too. Embody your life luxuriously, and money oozes all over you. You love status and position and come by both naturally. Let your innate talents surface, and success follows you. Be wary of overindulging as your tastes may outpace your income. Invest your money instead as you have good luck here too.”
Gemini (May 21- June 20)
Geminis are quick to pick up new knowledge. They may commit to one extreme and then another, like not eating out for several weeks to save money and then spending hundreds of dollars in one weekend.
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“With your Sun in Gemini, your money focus comes and goes. Your finances are as unpredictable as your moods. Your brilliance and intellectual savvy help you make buckets of money, but you get distracted by all of your options. Rely on your talents in writing, teaching, sales and business to make the most money. Seek professional support in money management and wealth creation for the best success in these areas. This helps you to stay focused on your natural abilities.”
Cancer (June 21 – Jul 22)
Cancer signs are sensitive and emotional and may make decisions regarding their finances with their heart instead of their head.
“Cancer loves family and taking care of others, making money a key aspect. As a Cancer, you want to provide, so making and managing money is critical to you. Careers in care-giving, real estate, gardening and the food industry appeal to you. Allow your natural abilities to come forth and success follows. You may have to push yourself to move beyond your introverted nature, but when you do, your finances vastly improve.”
Leo (July 23 – Aug 22)
Known for their big personalities, Leos are likely to channel our favorite Leo in “The Wolf of Wallstreet.” They’re likely to make bold decisions about their finances but could spend too much on luxurious items and overindulge.
“As a Leo, your magnetism attracts others to you, and your ability to lead, entertain and inspire helps your career in all ways. Careers in fashion, theater, business and government are available to you. As a Leo, you usually become the CEO or the leader of any group, so your money-making and growing abilities are boundless. Be careful of overspending, however, as you love to dress with style and flair.”
Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22)
Virgos tend to be perfectionists with impressive attention to detail. These are useful traits for clean money management and level-headed investment decisions, but it can be hard to take risks.
“With your Sun sign in Virgo, you’re an excellent money manager and have an impeccable work ethic. Your ability to make and manage money is almost unparalleled. Letting go of control just a bit, however, is key for you to attract money more easily into your life. This mitigates your tendency for overwork and allows you to spend more time investing your money wisely. Full enjoyment comes to you when you spend time playing as well as working.”
Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22)
Libras tend to be indecisive, so their best money moves will be made with the help of someone who can help them organize their thoughts.
“With your Sun sign in Libra, you have an affinity to Venus, who is all about money. When you commit to cooperation, partnership and teamwork, you attract money to you. Align with your natural abilities to negotiate, advocate and mediate or to be creative, artistic and musical to make money. You love balance, so you’re are excellent at balancing your finances. Take a targeted risk to invest your money smartly.”
Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)
Scorpio’s are skilled in understanding the power in daily interactions. They have the emotional distance to make measured financial decisions and little fear when committing to a new idea.
“As a Scorpio, you’re charismatic and magnetic as well as passionate about everything. Everything you crave craves you. When you love money, it loves you. Focus your attention on attracting and making money and it’s yours. Put your mind to wealth creation and voila. Managing money may be the only area you need to be wary of, but this too is not that much of an issue for you. You’ll just make more money to alleviate the financial issues you may have created.”
Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
Those that are Saggitarius may invest or impulse buy depending on mood rather than research. At the same time, they’re obsessed with self-improvement and are likely to succeed when putting their mind to wealth-building.
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“Joyous and blessed Sagittarius loves money and has excellent luck in attracting and making it. However, you want to be careful about how you manage money since is not your strong suit. There are too many things to do, see, experience and buy to want to save for a rainy day or invest for the long-term. Make it a habit to put a little bit aside each month before you get your hands on your money to save without having to plan for it.”
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
Money-management likely comes easy for Capricorns. They’re known to be responsible, prior disciplined rule-followers who can prioritize success over emotion. Capricorns probably have an early retirement plan and often choose saving over splurging.
“As a Capricorn, you have the focus, tenacity and ambition to make money and you’re incredibly good at it. You’re also an excellent money manager and love the long-term, so investments are dreamy for you. However, you want to let go of the reins and delegate responsibility to others, so you don’t work too hard and miss out on day-to-day fun. Attracting money isn’t natural for you as you’re usually too focused to notice others are vying for your attention. Keep your head up and welcome connections with others as opportunities come in many forms and you don’t want to miss out.”
Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
They’re known for their creativity and cleverness. These traits can play for innovative investments and a more logical approach to money management. Aquarius tends to consider the whole over the individual, so they’ll value donating a portion of their money to charity.
“Be unconventional to attract money and find innovative ways to make it. Careers in science, technology, astronomy, research or non-profits are aligned with your natural talents. Managing your money isn’t one of your core strengths; however, rely on technology to help you and you’ll be successful. It’s the same with creating wealth. You’re a math wizard, so apply your wizardry to growth and you’ll earn money fast. Also, philanthropy is crucially important to you, so think of all of the ways you want to gift money as part of your wealth creation.”
Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20)
Those whose sign is Pisces may be prone to fantasy, impulse and intuitive-based decisions. Pisces might spend on things they later regret and can find money management tedious. These dreamers shouldn’t think of finances as a burden and find ways to romanticize the process.
“With your Sun sign in Pisces, you can go with the flow and money is naturally attracted to you. Being creative, musical and artistic or caring for others are successful career choices. Staying with your talents helps you make money without it being overly taxing. Money management isn’t your strongest skill, so getting support to manage your finances is the first step for wealth creation. The key for you is to have fun and be imaginative when it comes to money.”
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