Moving into October with Venus already in your financial sector is not the norm, but then nothing about this year has been the norm so why should this month be any different? The norm is that the Sun's return to your financial sector on the 23rd October would shine the solar spotlight onto your financial situation and money matters, often for the first time each year. But with Mars having spent so many months already fuelling your financial passions and fighting spirit and moving into the month with Venus already here capitalising on that by fuelling your financial confidence, desires and expectations, this is something you already have a jump on. Yet neither Venus nor Mars are focused on financial housekeeping and more on providing the motivation needed to start taking your power back. Mars just wants to leave you with a sense of what you're fighting for and a hunger to become the master of your own financial destiny, while Venus' job is to fuel your confidence and a clear sense of what you want financially. It's the Sun's job when he returns on the 23rd October to provide the reality checks needed to start turning desires into reality, while Mercury's return on the 24th October will finally bring the smart head for money needed to get your head in the game and start making smart financial choices, decisions and plans. You've had to go through this process and while by the end of the month it will be all about the details and the 'when, where and how', to begin with it is still very much about the 'what'. At the same time that Venus is working to fuel your financial confidence, desires and expectations Ceres, dwarf planet and fellow goddess of the solar system is in her final days in your income sector, where before she retrogrades back out on the 13th October she's doing a similar job to Venus on the financial front, except she's looking beyond the money. With a massive professional turnaround underway, this is a chance to not only know where the money is but what you're really striving for financially and what cost you're willing to bear.
Moving into the month the urgency and a lot of the drama has gone out of your financial situation and money matters and it may even feel like you have lost your edge or the wind has been taken out of your sails. Yet what you're experiencing is the fact that by the time you move into the new month you're just four days into a three week period where the money gods are letting things settle and after months of fuelling your financial passions and fighting spirit, you're finally able to step back and establish exactly what you're fighting for. It was Mars' departure late last month that brought his longest visit in two decades to a close and while it's only natural that his financial passions and fighting spirit will ease back, with Saturn on board you have a chance to think through where you're going to channel that motivation and fighting spirit. You can't continue to wage financial battles on all fronts and while it would be nice to sit and consider which ones you want to continue, the reality is it's all about the battles you must continue. You're halfway through a three year mission to take your financial power back and you've just been through the most intense and defining months of that mission and between now and the end of next year it's about taking complete control of your own financial destiny. You know what you need to focus on and you have the wisdom, resources and motivation to do it. While Saturn might bring some harsh reality checks while he has your full attention, as the drill sergeant and the hard taskmaster of the cosmos he's refusing to let Mars' influence dissipate without challenging this into a new sense of resolve moving forward. Venus' return to your financial sector on the 18th October will soften Saturn's influence and returning to fuel your financial confidence, desires and expectations, she'll appreciate from the get go that you've gained some serious financial muscle and intelligence since she was here last year, along with the power to move mountains if you have to. Yet with the Sun's reality checks and Mercury's smart head for money not kicking in until next month, this is still an unfolding journey.
Chances are you've moved into October with a new sense of financial confidence, aggression or at the very least an urge to start fighting to take your power back and control of your financial situation and money matters. While October is normally a month when your financial focus shifts from the rear view mirror to the road ahead, with the Sun spending the later days and early weeks of every year in your financial sector, you normally have almost three months before this short of enthusiasm kicks in. Yet it was a combination of Pluto's direct turn in your financial sector on the 27th September and Mars' return on the same day that has put the planets of war and revolution together for the first time in two years and with your financial passions and fighting spirit having kicked in just as the tide turned, the handbrakes were released and the lights turned green, this year the turnaround has been dramatic. With Pluto here until 2024 a financial revolution that has been underway for eight years is only halfway through, but it's Mars' return every two years that rekindles the revolutionary bonfires and this year the timing was near perfect. By the time you move into the new month this is something you're still adjusting to, with Pluto having turned direct and Mars having returned just four days earlier. It's not until the Moon returns to your financial sector from the 8th October to the 10th October and your emotional responses are fuelled by the planets of war and revolution that you'll feel the full impact. With Mars not leaving until the 9th November he'll spend the whole month here, making this not only the most powerful month of this financial year, but in several years. For now this is purely about motivation, fuelling your financial passions and fighting spirit and reigniting the bonfires of revolution, determined to take back the full control of your own financial destiny. In the meantime, while your nose for money when it comes to income matters will be sharpest from the 21st October to the 23rd October, following your heart from the get go on the work front will ensure that the money will follow.
For you this is not a particularly financially focused time of the year, though there will be hints at various points throughout the month that suggest you're a lot better positioned than you think you are. By the time the Moon moves through your financial sector from the 10th October to the 13th October Mars, warrior planet of the cosmos will be just a month away from his first visit in two years and with money matters not usually coming onto your radar until January, this will be the first clue that the money gods have more to give this year. Normally, once the Sun leaves your income sector in August, there is no more planetary activity in either of your two money houses for the rest of the year. But the fact that Mars is just a month away, but at this stage this is something that only your financial instincts and sixth sense is picking up on, it will be more a chance to listen to your emotional, intuitive and imaginative responses than over thinking things. In the meantime, the Moon's return to your income sector, from the 23rd October to the 25th October, will see a nose for money kick in just five days after Venus' return to your work sector and with the Sun still a month away and Mars having left late last month, the timing couldn't be better. With Mars' longest visit to your work sector in two decades having wrapped up just three weeks before Venus' return, the job opportunities and confidence opening up then will be extreme, with a nose for money kicking in at a critical point in your professional year. While she may be wearing her professional hat when she returns to your work sector on the 18th October, Venus is a money god at heart and with the help of the Moon's return to your income sector, from the 23rd October to the 25th October, you'll not only know where the money is, you're likely to attract it.
Mercury's final days in your income sector are likely to be a mixed blessing, for while his departure on the 7th October will bring the financial tensions and pressures of the past 16 months to an end, it is his smart head for money that is allowing you to turn that pressure into motivation and the leverage needed to push through obstacles. It's a case of taking the good with the bad, while realising both can be used to your advantage, with the final standoff between income and financial forces playing out in the very early days of the month. With a smart head for money and 20/20 hindsight Mercury will be working to gain every possible advantage on the income front, but until the end he'll be working to get through the most stubborn of all glass ceilings, those in your own mind. While Mercury's departure will bring an end to all planetary activity in your income sector and therefore will take all the pressure off financial forces, this won't be at the expense of your income situation and momentum. Even without a natural current in effect until May 2017, you've built up so much momentum over the last 16 months that you will continue to exploit untapped income potential for months, if not years to come, but it is an added bonus. For the planets in your financial sector this is good news, for under pressure for the last 16 months they're finally able to come out from under the shadow of dominant income forces, revealing that this is actually worked to your advantage. Not only do you have a chance to take your power back, but you've become a lot more financially savvy and smarter over the last 16 months. After the 7th October on both the income and financial fronts there will be a chance to regroup, but more importantly to just let things settle. The Moon's visit to your financial sector from the 13th October to the 15th October will be the first without financial tension in 16 months, with a chance to focus exclusively on financial and money matters, with your first real chance to put things in perspective. In the meantime, the Moon's visit to your income sector from the 25th October to the 28th October, the first since Mercury's departure, will sharpen your nose for money at what will be a critical point of the month for work matters.
While Jupiter's return to your income sector on the 9th September kicked off your luckiest and most potentially lucrative year in over a decade, his first full month here is a chance to fully immerse yourself into what is set to be the new normal for the next 12 months. While this is just the start of a journey towards income growth, with the Sun always spending the first three weeks of October in your income sector, the solar spotlight is on your situation, matters and options from the get go, bringing you face to face with a new sense of what's possible. Even the Sun's reality checks and need to keep your eyes open and head out of the sand can't disguise the fact there is a new sense of confidence in the air, while also revealing that while earning is a very real expectation over the next 12 months, that it is not all about the money. In fact, it's not just Mercury's return on the 7th October that there is any need to get your head in the game, with most choices, decisions and plans only practical once a smart head for money kicks in. This is before a New Moon on the 1st October will bring a chance to draw a line in the sand, creating the potential for new beginnings and a fresh start. As that is too soon to commit to anything concrete, this makes it more about committing to the journey itself, but also to a growing sense of expectation across all the currencies in your life. At the core of this is a growing belief in yourself and in what you're worth, with a need to see this as the only place to start. Because Venus has already been and gone you've already had a chance to define your desires, expectations and a sense of entitlement, with October the month for getting down the details or it will be once Mercury returns on the 7th October. The Sun's departure on the 23rd October and Mercury's on the 24th October brings you to a point where Jupiter will be on his own for the first time since returning to your income sector, but also when your annual income update ends and the real journey begins. While money matters have just as much support, they'll get their chance to grab your attention during a Full Moon in your financial sector on the 16th October, one that has the potential to bring both income and money matters to a head, turning and/or tipping point.
That the solar spotlight will shift onto your income situation and matters in October is a given, yet even before the Sun returns on the 23rd October and Mercury on the 24th October it is clear that the money gods are waiting for no one, let alone the Sun. While moving into October with Venus already on board is a huge advantage, with the laws of attraction in effect from the get go and your most potentially lucrative weeks of 2016 already underway, this is something you've been working towards since the very early days of the year. It was the months that Mars, warrior planet of the cosmos has already spent in your income sector, with his return in the very early days of January having got the ball rolling that brings you to a point where now, in October you're ready to seize the rewards. Mars may have left your income sector in early August, but having spent so many months here the warrior planet of the cosmos had managed to inflict some fatal damage to some significant glass ceilings, the most important of those being the glass ceilings in your own mind. Not due to leave your income sector until the 18th October and working with work forces until she leaves, Venus will be working to attract as many income opportunities as possible, knowing that those she miss the Sun and Mercury will have a chance at catching. While the work tensions and pressures of recent months won't start to ease back until the 7th October, with support from Venus and the money gods it won't take much to turn any remaining tension into motivation. The Moon will make two visits to your income sector, each time sharpening your nose for money but giving you a read on different conditions in play. The Moon's first visit from the 3rd October to the 5th October will tap into Venus' desires and expectations, giving you a nose for money just as you're attracting income opportunities. By the time the Moon returns on the 30th October the Sun and Mercury will be here and with the lights on, a smart head for money and returning as a New Moon, this will be the point where you need to be ready to draw a line in the sand and take specific action.
From Mars' departure from your income sector on the 27th September to Venus' return on the 18th October is a period of exactly three weeks and they just might be 21 of the most important days of the year for income matters, especially when it comes to defining what you're fighting for and working towards. With the Sun not returning to your income sector until the 23rd November this is very early in the year to be focused on income matters, but then this was never an ordinary year to start with, with Saturn making his first visit in three decades and last for another three decades. Halfway between his return in December 2014 and departure in 2017, Saturn needs a chance to let things settle after Mars' longest visit in two decades ran its course late last month, giving you time to let his hot headed enthusiasm settle and a new sense of what's possible settle in. Having returned in early March for what should have been a six week visit aimed at fuelling your fighting spirit and smashing through as many glass ceilings as possible, Mars has left you with an enormous amount of potential, potential that Venus is more than qualified to take advantage of. Despite the months that Mars has spent in your income sector and the years Saturn is spending here, some of the most potentially lucrative weeks are likely to be when Venus moves through, from the 18th October to the 12th November, making the early weeks of the month an important time to stay still and get your bearings. With the Sun and Mercury returning next month the solar spotlight has yet to reveal your full potential and a smart head for money is yet to kick in, with the money gods continuing to exploit this potential right through to December. This comes just as professional forces bring a call for a less manic and more controlled pace on the work front, with a sense of where the money is key to working smarter and working smarter key to exploiting the income potential on offer.
After all that the professional gods have invested over the last 16 months, all the challenges you've faced, the chance to prove yourself and everything you have put into your professional game, the closing months of 2016 always had the potential to be the most lucrative. This is partly because Jupiter's yearlong visit to your career sector only ended last month but also because Pluto, in your income sector from 2008 to 2024, will always spend from April to September in retrograde motion. With the Sun always spending the final days and early weeks of each year in your income sector, for the last eight years and for the next eight years you've known that the tide will turn in September, income matters would start to flow in October and gradually build up momentum until the Sun's return in December brought you to a point where there was the potential for a breakthrough. With lucky Jupiter in your career sector until the 9th September this was always going to create more income potential, but not the dramatic turnarounds and breakthrough you're likely to experience this month. Not prepared to wait until December the money gods have swung into action earlier, with Mars' return on the 27th September the game changer. Having returned on the same day and just hours after Pluto's direct turn in your income sector Mars, warrior planet of the cosmos is not ready to let things slowly limp along and is here to take full advantage of all that the professional gods have worked towards over the last 16 months. Not due to leave your income sector until the 9th November Mars will spend the whole month here, putting the planets of war and revolution on the job, working together to smash their way through as many glass ceilings as possible, starting with those in your own mind. With Venus returning next month and then the Sun and Mercury in November, what is kicking off on the work front will have support right through to February. There is some stunning income potential unfolding, all the more stunning because of what has preceded this professionally.
The money gods are standing back this month, mainly because those focused on financial and money matters as a whole have had their turn, with your annual financial review always taking place each August/September and because those focused on income matters have even more reason to stand back. The Sun will always return to your income sector in late January and with Venus and Mercury always travelling with him, January and February are usually the most lucrative months of any year and in terms of the next round of income opportunities, this would normally mean waiting until the New Year. However, any semblance of normality went out the window when lucky Jupiter returned to your career sector last month, kicking off your luckiest and opportune year for professional growth and success in over a decade, which in turn sets the scene for income growth. The money gods know that all they will have to do over the next 13 months is show up and the professional landscape will be so conducive to income gains, that a little bit of effort on their part will go a long way. However that is not the reason why they're happy to stand back this month, waiting until January for their opportunity to come, because they know they don't have to wait that long. With Mars returning to your income sector on the 9th November, over two months before the solar spotlight is due to shift here and with Venus hard on his heels, that some of the best potential for income breakthroughs is just around the corner. This makes the Moon's visit to your career sector, from the 10th October to the 13th October especially important, returning to give you an intuitive edge and a nose for money as lucky Jupiter moves into his second month in your career sector and just a month before some major income breakthroughs are possible. At this stage it is more about keeping your professional hat on and in fact it is all about keeping your professional hat on, though with the confidence of knowing you're setting the scene for some major income breakthroughs over the coming months.
While the financial tensions and pressures of recent months might follow you into the new month, they are not only in their dying days, but so too is the battle between income and financial forces, with a win/win victory in sight. Until Mercury leaves your financial sector on the 7th October it is not only important to keep your head in the game, but work with his smart head for money to tie up loose ends. When Jupiter left your financial sector early last month he brought your most defining financial year in over a decade to a close, while the Sun's annual financial review ended 13 days later, with Mercury staying on to help tie up loose ends and finalise your financial game plan. If you need to make financial choices, decisions and plans or anything that having your head in the game and a smart head for money will benefit from then make it the first week of the month, for after that the money gods will shift their focus back onto income matters. Both planets in your income sector have been under pressure for the last 16 months, but here for several more years they knew all they had to do was wait it out and eventually a parade of planets through your financial sector would end. That parade began on June 2015 and finally ends on the 7th October, leaving you with a smart head for money, having had a chance to take charge of your own financial destiny and in the process raise the bar on both the income and financial fronts. On the 7th October income forces will come out from under the shadow of financial and money matters as a whole and the timing couldn't be better. With Neptune in his last full month in retrograde motion in your income sector, Venus in your career sector until the 18th October, the Sun returning on the 23rd October and Mercury on the 23rd October, just as new professional doors open you've finally got access to untapped income potential. The Moon's visit to your income sector, from the 13th October to the 15th October, will sharpen your nose for money during Venus' final days in your career sector, allowing you to zero in on where the money is.
It is hard to imagine a more financially charged month, nor one that is so well supported. While Jupiter's first full month in your financial sector has brought you to the start of your biggest, luckiest and most potentially successful year for financial and money matters in over a decade, he is a planet that can often stir things up, needing an authentic starting point. In order to promote financial growth there may be a need to first deal with any financial issues or matters that need resolving so you can move on and grow, but with this comes plenty of support. With the Sun in your financial sector until the 23rd October and Mercury here from the 7th October to the 24th October, the solar spotlight will remain on your financial situation, matters and options as you finally gain a smart head for money and the means to get your head in the game. With Mercury not returning until six days after the New Moon on the 1st October, one that comes with a need to commit to both your current financial situation and reality and this powerful new financial year, it is too soon to commit to anything specific, making it more about committing to the journey itself and to doing whatever it takes to contribute to your own success. In the meantime, while there will be some financial tension, especially in the middle days of the month and in the Sun's final days, this is simply because income matters are refusing to be sidelined. Uranus, the only planet in your income sector, will receive the help of Ceres, who will retrograde back in on the 13th October, putting her here when a Full Moon on the 16th October brings the potential for a breakthrough as the money gods bring both income and financial matters to a head, turning and/or tipping point. Falling just two days before Venus' return to your career sector and in a month dominated by powerful financial forces, this will make sure income matters aren't left behind.