You may have been awaiting checks that have been held up since early December, but those payments should start to flow to you again after Mercury goes direct on January 8. You have four planets sparkling in your second house of earned income, so you have a perfect opportunity to study your income and outgo, prepare receipts for your accountant to file your tax report, and find new ways to bring in more money. You won’t need an agent or headhunter to represent you – you can find the opportunity for a new position or to bring in new business by yourself, for all your planets are on the east side of your chart, showing self-sufficiency.
More financial considerations will come to a climax on the full moon in Cancer, January 12. A creative project appears to be reaching a critical end stage too, but Uranus, the planet of unexpected news, will bring a somewhat jarring event. You may have to trim a creative project in a way that you would prefer not to do but the budget may make it necessary. Still, not all the news at this full moon will rattle you – Uranus and Saturn will be working together to bring a very stable and uplifting long-term effect from all that you are working to accomplish. It is alternatively possible you are writing a check on behalf of a child, and although this moment of the month may make you jittery, it’s money well spent, for Saturn says it is so.
Your home is apparently taking quite a bit of your focus now too, and at least some of the financial talks seem to revolve around your home, too. You would be wise to protect yourself against all sorts of possible water damage, especially during the first days of January. Mars will conjoin Neptune, and because Mars rules action, and Neptune rules the sea, the last thing you need is to have Neptune bring the sea into your home. I am making a graphic statement here, but you would be wise to anticipate any and all possibilities when it comes to water.
To deal with this possible problem with water, add an insurance policy rider to cover your property for all kinds of instances involving water. Don’t leave possessions, papers, and photographs that are irreplaceable in the basement or bottom floors of your home and don’t store them at your vacation cottage by the shore either. In fact, you might want to keep some of your most precious things and papers in a safe deposit vault or waterproof storage unit. Due to Neptune’s slow orbit, Neptune will remain in your home sector until January 2026, nine years from now. This is why it’s worth taking steps to protect yourself now and always.
Having Neptune with Mars in your home sector has a positive side too. Neptune is a planet of imagination, creativity, and poetry, and Mars is all about taking action. If you are working on a home design project, you could not wish for more sparkling stars. Your choices will be stylish and pleasing, and you will enjoy them for years. Additionally, Venus will enter your home sector from January 3 for the entire month, until February 3. This all suggests you have a perfect opportunity to work on a decorating project. All that you do now for your home will be in preparation for bigger home-related changes due at the solar eclipse next month on February 26.
If you were thinking of giving a party, do so in the last week of January, prior to the day Mars leaves Pisces, January 27. In the last week, the two cosmic lovers, Venus and Mars, will be within touching distance. Venus and Mars love to be together and are often sent in different directions. Take full advantage of their closeness in the last week, for both will be in your home sector, bringing grace, beauty, and fun – your guests will be bewitched. (To get the full benefit of Venus and Mars, you must not give your party at a restaurant or club, but at home.)
After all the financial calculations and the home-related talks you will have, you will need to take a break. The lovely new moon in Aquarius will give you a chance for a drive in the country and to experience freedom of the road. If you are attached, bring your partner along, and bring your children too. You need a rest – the last weekend of the month will be the perfect time to go. Or, attend a book signing, lecture, or museum opening, for at this time, you will be hungry for intellectual and cultural stimulation.
As you move into February, you will see your romantic life reach great heights. Start to think about improving your appearance, buying some new clothes at month’s end as soon as Mars enters Aries on January 28. You are going to be the center of attention, dear Sagittarius, for
Mars and Venus in your house of true love would have it no other way. When it comes to being popular, turning heads, and generating expressions of affection, married or single, February will be a wonder month to enjoy.