While your generous sign never hesitates before donating to a worthwhile cause, don’t just reflexively reach for your wallet this week. Tuesday’s quarter moon in Virgo lands in your second house of fiscal management and it could set off warning bells for Leos who’ve been spending indiscriminately. Even Lions who’ve been carefully tending to the royal vault should declare a temporary spending freeze early this week. First and foremost, make sure you’ve tucked enough away to cover your OWN costs. Secondly, if you do give, find out how that political candidate or charity will use your contribution to confirm that this aligns with your values.
This balancing lunar lift can also help raise your financial IQ. If you can’t tell the difference between a Bitcoin and a $#!tcoin, why not learn? Chances are your money could be working a lot harder for you than it currently is. The name of the game is compounding interest, so the earlier you start, the more your money will grow. But it’s never too late to come up with a game plan. Even if you only have a little cash to work with now, it’s worth your time and effort to find a financial pro to advise you. Consider automated deductions: You won’t miss what you never see!
Want to kick your career into a higher gear? Keep thinking outside of the box! This Saturday innovative Uranus sends some “mad scientist” love to creatrix Venus in Taurus and your tenth house of success. Doing things by the books or following in the competition’s well-trodden footsteps? Not THIS week. You need to carve out your own niche whether you’re positioning yourself as the office influencer or creating a rad offering that makes your brand stand out from the pack. You might think best while in motion, so slip on your headphones and take a walk through inspiring scenery and listening to Seth Godin’s “Purple Cow” on audio. Since space cowboy Uranus governs technology, explore the myriad apps and software out there that can revolutionize your processes. Don’t forget the graphics! Venus is the planet of beauty, so polish up your presentations with sleek images and streamlined fonts. And while you’re at it, add some maximalist pops to your work wardrobe. A great accessory can be a conversation starter that helps you seal the deal.