If you know your Rising Sign/Ascendant, also read the horoscope for that one as it will bring an additional piece to your total astrological picture.  If you were born towards the end of the your birth sign, experiment with additionally reading the sign after yours and see if it carries more or additional relevance 🙂

The Sun rolls through your 2nd house this month bringing great opportunities for making more money.  Earned income often sees a boost during this transit.   If you have money-making ideas or anything related to business goals, this could be a great time to take steps along your continuum.

Finances could definitely see some improvements and also note that spending also tends to increase during this transit, too. So while you see the increase in the amount coming it will likely translate to an increase in the amount going out, especially if you don’t specifically make an effort to not have your spending rise with your income. If you put aside a certain percentage of your new increased income,  you will likely be glad you did.

In situations where finances are challenged, the Suns presence can help you supercharge your resourcefulness and find solutions in expected and unexpected places. Keeping your scope wide as you look for answers could help in finding resolutions that could wind up even better than before.

Sometimes the Sun moving through this house brings information or insight about blocks to financial prosperity.  Seeing the issue(s) more clearly can help to bring resolution.  Some work may have to be donee other strategy to help increase extra income and the usage of income that comes in is very prudent now.  Setting financial goals and getting educated or having other support to reach them can make your money dreams a reality in the future and work you did on this topic in the past could come to fruition now in a big way. 

The urge to buy luxury or more expensive items may be strong now. August holds much promise for big purchases but I still like July 22-28 the best for major decisions. Any purchases made of mostly metal may be better in the earlier part of the month as Mars rules metal and the retro energies will deepen as the month progresses.

The Sun in this sector also brings opportunities to re-evaluate your value system. What is most important to you in your life?  Is the amount of time you are spending on those most important things in the right ratio compared to their importance to you? Asking bigger questions about things like this now will lead to valuable insights. 

The sector of your chart highlighted now also has to do with sustainability on any and all levels.  Asking questions about your imprint and sustainability of your lifestyle is well-favored now.  Taking measures to conserve or live lighter and more simply may be topics that come into the forefront.

It is interesting that this same house that rules luxury items also rules simple living.  Rolling around in the possibilities of this spectrum is what is being brought up now.  Some who have been living with a lot of excess may be drawn to pare down, and some who have been living with the bare essentials may be drawn to expand their interactions with the material realm.  Either way that feels true to you is perfect 🙂

Your self-value translated out into the material realm is also a major topic with this transit.  Your earning power may be your most valuable asset.  It may be time to think about how to invest in your earning power as your greatest investment.

We shift out of the heaviness, high emotion, and confusion of Venus and Mercury retrogrades and the eclipses by August. While some eclipse-related news may still come in, this month is more about finding “the new normal” in the world and in our individual experience. Many themes of home/housing/real estate/family/mother figures and work/employment/business/bosses/authority and father figures will have notable news and major wrap up now. 

This month will be awkward because of an abundance of 150° angle line-up’s with the stars and there are more than twice as many challenging aspects as sweet ones. But even so, Mars continuing direct movement through its native sign Aries will bring momentum and help gel into place options or new directions that came from the eclipses. Use well the momentum especially towards the earlier part of August as Mars will start to lose its thunder and shift into retrograde phase deeper daily through August until its official retrograde starting September 9 and going through November 14 (with the post-transit shadow period going into the beginning of 2021). (I still love best the time from July 22-28 for anything important: launches, big decisions, contracts, moves, and large purchases. It is the most clear will have the stars for things like this until the end of the year/early 2021).

Two fierce aspects involving Mars and Saturn, and Mars and Pluto, will bring Mars retrograde themes in with a bang. Be extra careful with life and limb this month. Understanding the energy of the impending Mars retro will help to direct you towards activities that will roll better with the themes of this time. You can see my Mars retro blog here and my Mars retro video here.

If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Leo Horoscope is more relevant for you.

Great reads for Cancer this month:

Don’t have enough time to read?  Then you will love Audible, where you can listen to awesome books while you other things 🙂

Walkable City ~ How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time ~ Jeff Speck
Tapping Into Wealth by Margaret Lynch
How to Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The Last Safe Investment ~ Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever by Bryan Franklin and Michael Ellsburg

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