As July begins, there’s a lot of planetary activity highlighting the financial axis of your horoscope. The Sun’s in Cancer and your joint finance sector until the 22nd and talk planet Mercury is here all month.
Immediately, it looks as if finances are top of the agenda, whether you’re trying to help others. Or, you need to attend to your own finances. There are some key factors here to take into account.
Firstly, communication planet, Mercury, is retrograde until the 12th. Traditionally, this is a time not to make major investments or big decisions. The reason being that new information often comes to light once Mercury turns direct. While Mercury’s retrograde or on go slow, there’s a hidden theme.
This is also the theme of the Lunar or Full Moon eclipse on the 5th. Eclipses are ‘shadowy’ and things may not be as they seem. This eclipse is powerful because it’s the last in an eclipse cycle that began in July 2018. If the last couple of years have been up and down on the money front, you’re in tune with your stars.
This eclipse could bring matters to completion or culmination. A few days before, Saturn returns to Capricorn and your personal money sector where it remains until December 2020. Saturn’s nature is not extravagant or abundant. Instead, it’s about getting real and being sensible where money’s concerned.
Help & Support
If things are tough financially, Saturn’s return to Capricorn could be a cosmic cue to sort things out, whatever this might mean for you personally. Deal with debt, start a savings plan, work out your budget, etc.
Also, open the lines of communication and do your research. This is what Mercury is brilliant for, working out the facts and figures and finding things out. Then, when Mercury is back up to speed, you can get the right people on your side and make intuitive decisions.
This month’s New Moon also falls in Cancer on the 20th, the second of two New Moons in this same sector of your horoscope. The first took place on June 21st during the Solstice and was a Solar Eclipse.
Traditionally, New Moons symbolise new beginnings. Yet, on the 20th, the Sun is opposed by Saturn, so this feels like an ending before you can start over.
This month’s stars could require some tough decisions on the money front to secure your financial future moving forwards. You may also be involved with your family, helping them with their finances.
This has a lot to do with your ruling planet Jupiter in Capricorn, a protective, supportive and caring influence. Jupiter teams up with Neptune in Pisces on the 27th. This combination is mutually-supportive and a helpful outlet for the more challenging astrology.
It’s about having hope and faith and trusting in your Sagittarius luck. This is about sharing what you have, collective & collaborative ventures, fundraising too. Jupiter and Neptune together are a charitable and philanthropic influence.
Love & Excitement
July does feel hot for romance for you for two reasons. Firstly, love planet Venus is now in forward motion in Gemini and your relationship sector. Secondly, passion planet Mars has moved into your fellow fire sign Aries ruling romance.
Put the two together and it could be an exciting month for love. The one area to avoid is loaning or lending money. Otherwise, go all out to enjoy yourself.
Finally, the Sun’s move into Leo on the 22nd is a real high point for you as Leo is a fellow fire sign. Plus, Leo rules travel and study, new experiences and adventure, all activities which are dear to your Sagittarius heart.
If things have been emotional or slow-moving, do whatever you can to broaden your horizons and live life to the full as July heats up.