With the Sun always spending the first three weeks of May in your income sector there is always going to be a lot of focus on income matters at this time of year. What you don't usually have is the eight weeks that Mars has already spent here banked or planetary activity on the career front, rare for this time of year. What are usually the most active and potentially lucrative weeks of any year is instead the tail end of something that Mars began when he returned in early January, with the first three weeks of May key to putting things on track for the rest of the year. Until Mercury leaves on 4th May it is about having your head in the game, using his smart head for money to your advantage.
Venus, the planet of money will stay on for another five days and until leaving on 9th May will be focused on updating your expectations, fuelling your confidence and using the laws of attraction to make her final days as lucrative as possible. With the Sun not leaving until 21st April, the solar spotlight will remain on your income situation, matters and options until then, with a New Moon on 12th May giving income matters and potential the green light. However, even with the dwarf planet Ceres' return to your income sector on 8th May things were never going to go off the boil, with Uranus here from 2019 to 2026.
The difference is that the Sun's departure will end a proactive phase, aimed at gaining as much traction as possible, knowing that Uranus can keep the wheels turning for the rest of the year. Meanwhile, Ceres is less focused on the money and instead during her 12 week stay will look beyond the money to your real income needs and priorities. Meanwhile, with no planetary activity on the other side of the financial fence but a Full Moon there late last month, the Moon's return to your financial sector from 24th May to 26th May will be a valuable chance to check in. With the Sun gone from your income sector by then, this will be a chance for money matters to get some attention.
In between Mars' departure from your income sector on 23rd April and Mercury's return on 4th May is a short 11 day window where there is a chance to let things settle and play out before picking up again. However, when they do pick up it will be with a different approach, creating a valuable firebreak between Mars' hot headed enthusiasm and Mercury's cold headed determination. Until leaving, Mars spent his first visit in two years declaring war on glass ceilings, roadblocks and barriers, whether real or imagined. Because the North Node has been providing a lucrative sense of direction since its return in May 2020, this gave the warrior planet of the cosmos a clear mandate and now that he has retreated from the battlefield there is a chance to pick over the spoils of war.
Mercury will normally spend 14 to 15 days in your income sector, giving you the smart head for money needed to get your head in the game, around your options and to focus on the 'when, where and how'. Instead, a retrograde turn on 30th May means that while Mercury will return on 4th May he won't leave until July, over two months later. It is just five days later that Venus, the planet of money will return on 9th May for what can be the most lucrative weeks of any year. Venus can raise the bar on your expectations, fuel your confidence and bring the laws of attraction and synchronicity into play.
By the time the Sun returns on 21st May, something that will always turn the solar spotlight onto your income situation, matters and options at this time of year, there should be some real momentum. Meanwhile, the Sun's return will also have major implications on the other side of the financial fence, turning the Moon's very ordinary return to your financial sector on 26th May into not only a Full Moon but a total lunar eclipse. This is a consequence of having the lunar nodes in your two money houses, with an eclipsing Full Moon able to energise both sides of the financial fence.
While the Sun won't return to your income sector until later next month, it is possible to have Venus or Mercury return in the latter part of May, making it conceivable that there could be some movement on the income front this month. Instead, you don't have to wait thanks to Mars' return to your income sector on 23rd April. This is Mars' first visit in two years and not due to leave until next month, the warrior planet of the cosmos will declare war on glass ceilings, roadblocks and barriers, whether real or imagined for the whole month. While Venus, the planet of money won't return until early next month, Mars will still be here and there will be an unbroken chain of planetary activity through to the end of July.
While Mars himself is only here for seven weeks, he is the icebreaker that can forge a path for the planets that will follow over the coming months, making this just the start of the most lucrative months of 2021. Pluto's retrograde turn in your financial sector late last month has put money matters into review mode and as all the planetary focus until now has been on that side of the financial fence, this gives the income side its turn. Already Mars' return and his quest to break an income drought has received a boost from a Full Moon on the job front late last month while getting another boost when Jupiter returns to your career sector on 14th May.
It is not only early in the year to see movement on the income front it is late in the year to see any new developments on the career front and especially none as potentially game changing as Jupiter's return. It is a case of Mars and Jupiter, the planets of passion and luck finding themselves in the right place at the right time, returning within three weeks of each other to fire things up on the income and career fronts. It is one thing to have game changing developments on the income or career fronts but another to have them on both fronts at the same time. This is changing the dynamics of your financial and professional year.
There is a change in the dynamics of this financial year while still keeping the planetary activity on the side of the financial fence where it is more about money matters as a whole. With no planetary activity on the income front until Mars' return to your income sector next month, the Moon's return from 18th May to 20th May was always going to be important. As well as sharpening your nose for money the Moon can act as a trigger, making these the most potentially lucrative days of any month. What makes this monthly visit more significant than most is that this is not only the last visit before Mars returns to begin the most lucrative months of 2021 but will ensure your nose for money is sharp heading into a total solar eclipse on the job front on 26th May.
The Moon will not only move into a friendly aspect to the forces responsible for turning an ordinary Full Moon into a total lunar eclipse as it moves through but to the planets regrouping on the career 1front. Meanwhile, for the rest of the month, the focus is on the other side of the financial fence, where you have a month of two halves. Until leaving your financial sector on 14th May, Jupiter is fuelling your confidence, boosting a sense of what's possible and is asking you to look to the future. Knowing that he will return in late July, Jupiter is focused on planting the seeds he can return to harvest later.
Jupiter's departure will leave Saturn on his own and even if he wasn't slowing down ahead of a retrograde turn on 23rd May he would still call for a tightening of the belts and a more measured approach to money matters. However, by turning retrograde this is a chance to pull right back and begin a major financial review, with money matters taking a backseat in order to clear the way for the focus to shift more to the income side of the financial fence next month. Meanwhile, the Moon's visit to your financial sector from 3rd May to 5th May is a chance to capture Jupiter's final days and when all eyes are still on the road ahead. By the time the Moon returns on 30th May Saturn will be on his own, in retrograde motion and the focus will be on the rear view mirror.
Both sides of the financial fence have something to offer this month, with a workaround on one and surprise developments on the other. The workaround is having Venus, the planet of money in your career sector until 9th May. With no planetary activity in your income sector until the second half of the year but Venus here to fuel your professional confidence, attract opportunities and steer things in a lucrative direction, this is the next best thing. While Venus is working as part of a team to gain as much professional traction as possible, she will always have an eye on where the money is.
It is the Moon's visit to your income sector from 20th May to 20th May that will both sharpen your nose for money and act as a trigger, creating what can be the most lucrative days of any month. What makes the timing auspicious is that the Moon will be here when the Sun leaves your career sector on 21st May. The Moon will also form a friendly aspect to Pluto, in his first full month in retrograde motion in your work sector, creating positive conditions across the income, work and career fronts. Meanwhile, on the other side of the financial fence, for the first two weeks of the month, it is business as usual, with dreamy Neptune on his own in your financial sector where he is keeping the dream alive.
Here from 2012 to 2026, Neptune is used to spending the majority of the year on his own, keeping the wheels turning after the faster moving planets move through in February and March each year. The Moon's return to your financial sector from 5th May to 7th May will always fuel your financial instincts and imagination while bringing a chance to connect with dreamy Neptune. As your sixth sense sharpens so too will your read on your over the horizon radar, picking up on Jupiter's approach. It is a week after the Moon leaves that Jupiter will return on 14th May, with the planets of luck and dreams meeting up here for the first time in our lifetime. This opens the doors to a whole new field of possibilities.
While there will be no planetary activity in your income sector until the second half of the year, as is usually the case, the amount of focus on the other side of the financial fence is dropping back, allowing for a more level playing field. What you do have is a growing amount of professional momentum that is not only laying down the platform for income potential in the second half of the year but could see developments this month. When Mercury returns to your career sector on 4th May it will have been just 11 days since Mars left, with the momentum he created now moving to a more strategic phase. However, it is Venus, the planet of money's return on 9th May that could see income developments this month.
Venus is only here for 24 days but returns with a mission to fuel your professional confidence, attract opportunities and steer things in a lucrative direction. Venus will always have an eye on where the money is but not only benefits from the professional momentum that Mars has already created but from the fact that she returns just five days before Jupiter leaves your work sector on 14th May. Venus might always have her eye on the money when she returns each year but rarely is there this amount of professional momentum. Meanwhile, the Moon's return to your income sector from 22nd May to 24th May will do more than sharpen your nose for money.
The Moon will always act as a trigger as it moves through and in the absence of planetary activity on the income front, these can be the most lucrative days of any month. With the Sun in his early days in your career sector by then and Saturn turning retrograde in your work sector while the Moon is here, these could be significant days across the income, work and career fronts. Meanwhile, after the Sun, Mercury and Venus left your financial sector last month, the solar spotlight has shifted off your financial situation and money matters but there is enough momentum to keep the wheels turning. The Moon's visit from 7th May to 10th May will be a chance to check in.
Because the Sun will always spend the first three weeks of May in your financial sector, the solar spotlight will always be on your financial situation and money matters at this time of year. You also begin the month with Venus and Mercury here and therefore with heart and mind in the game and on the same page. While Mercury has returned with the smart head for money needed to focus on the 'when, where and how' and Venus is more focused on updating your financial expectations, fuelling your confidence and working with the laws of attraction, they make the perfect team.
While the Sun won't leave your financial sector until 21st May, Mercury will leave on 4th May and Venus on 9th May, making the early part of the month the most important for having heart and mind working as one. The Sun will not be on his own after Venus and Mercury leave, nor will his departure on 21st May leave money matters to their own devices. With Uranus in your financial sector from 2019 to 2026 that was never going to be the case, though his focus is on the long game. It is before the Moon moves through from 10th May to 13th May, creating a New Moon here on 12th May that another player will take to the field.
On 8th May and during Venus, the planet of money's last full day here that the dwarf planet Ceres will return for the first time in four years, beginning a 12 week update of your financial needs and priorities. Venus is just wrapping up her mission to update your financial desires and expectations but where her focus is on the money, Ceres will look beyond the money to get a sense of your real needs and priorities. Meanwhile, with no planetary activity on the income front, the Moon's return to your income sector from 24th May to 26th May was always going to be the most potentially lucrative days of the month. Even more so with the Moon not only coming full circle from last month's Full Moon but with Mars in his first, last and only full month in your career sector and lucky Jupiter returning to your work sector on 14th May.
Just 11 days separate Mars' departure from your financial sector last month and Mercury's return on 4th May but this is an important firebreak. Mars is like the wrecking ball that can come in, fire things up, get things moving and push through roadblocks and barriers, whether real or imagined, clearing a path for financial growth after he leaves. Mars will often upset the apple cart in order to allow for a rebuild and while he may have created dramas during the seven weeks he was here, he leaves behind a fertile battlefield, rich with the spoils of war. Mercury returns with the smart head for money needed to get your head in the game, replacing Mars' hot headed enthusiasm with his cold headed determination.
Mercury will normally spend 14 to 15 days in your financial sector each year, just long enough to get your head around money matters and to make smart financial choices, decisions and plans. However, two weeks means you have to think on your feet and on the run and with Mars having just moved through you really want longer than that and fortunately, you have it. Instead of leaving, Mercury will start slowing down ahead of a retrograde turn on 30th May that will keep him here through to July, giving you months rather than weeks to work on your financial choices, decisions and plans. Meanwhile, Venus' return on 9th May is a chance for the planet of money to fuel your financial confidence, update your expectations and bring the laws of attraction into effect.
Money matters should be a well oiled machine by the time the Sun returns on 21st May, something that will always turn the solar spotlight on to your financial situation and money matters at this time of year. This will have a big impact on the other side of the financial fence, especially when the Moon moves through your income sector from 26th May to 28th May. These monthly visits will always sharpen your nose for money and act as a trigger, but a clash with the Sun will turn this into not just a Full Moon but a total lunar eclipse on 26th May, energising both sides of the financial fence.
There is a major shift in the dynamics of this financial year this month, with the until now dominant planetary activity on the income front taking a backseat in order for money matters to have their turn. Until Mars returned to your financial sector on 23rd April there had been no planetary activity on the side of the financial fence that is focused on your financial situation and money matters as a whole. On the other hand, there has been continuous planetary activity on the income front, with Pluto's retrograde turn in your income sector late last month offering a chance to pull back.
In your income sector from 2008 to 2024, Pluto will always spend from April to September in retrograde motion but for the first time since 2017 without Saturn's need to focus on financial housekeeping. Instead, Pluto is more focused on the past, second chances and untapped income potential as he retraces his steps. With a lot of planetary activity on the job front this month including Venus, the planet of money in your work sector until 9th May, the timing couldn't be better. Pluto's retrograde phase will see the urgency drop on the income front while turning your focus to the rear view mirror.
This creates an opening for Mars to come in and occupy the forward looking focus while giving money matters themselves some much needed attention. While the Sun and Venus will both return to your financial sector next month, Mars will spend the whole month on his own and this leaves him free to fuel your financial passions and fighting spirit, as he helps you take your financial power back. Mars can declare war on roadblocks and barriers, whether real or imagined, giving money matters some much needed momentum. Because Mars is only here for seven weeks but planetary activity will continue through to the end of July, Mars' focus is on what you can get started on what new paths you can forge.
This is not only a month of two halves as far as your income situation and matters are concerned but in preparation for a change in the dynamics of the financial year itself next month. At the start of the month it is business as usual, if you could ever call having Saturn and Jupiter, the two most powerful planets in the solar system in your income sector usual. Jupiter and Saturn returned within days of each other in December and in their early months worked as a tight unit, Jupiter exploring possibilities and Saturn giving you the determination to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes.
However, while Saturn is slowing down ahead of a retrograde turn on 23rd May, Jupiter is not only racing ahead but so much so that instead of the 12 months he would normally spend here, he will leave your income sector on 14th May. Jupiter will retrograde back in at the end of July and then spend another five months here, with that visit a chance to harvest the seeds that the planet of luck and expansion has planted during his first five months here. With Jupiter leaving and Saturn then turning retrograde, this will halt all forward movement and bring a chance to instead pull back and retrace your steps.
Whether it is Jupiter's final days of pushing things forward and planting as many seeds as possible until he leaves on 14th May or Saturn in his final days in direct and then his early days in retrograde motion, there is wall to wall support. Mars left your work sector on 23rd April but Mercury's return on 4th May, Venus' on 9th May and the Sun on 21st May will ensure there is plenty of support. While Venus will spend 24 days steering work and job matters in a lucrative direction, a retrograde turn on 30th May will not only keep Mercury here but he won't leave until just a day before Jupiter returns to your income sector on 29th July.
There is change in the air on both the income and job fronts this month and while it has already begun on the job front, income potential will soon follow. With the Sun not returning to your work sector until later next month, Mars' return on 23rd April got things off to a two month head start, kicking off the most active months of the year on the job front. This is Mars' first visit in two years, with a chance to bring some much needed new blood into work and job matters. That in itself would have increased the income potential but it is what happens next that is truly game changing.
While Mars is giving work and job matters an earlier and more vigorous start than would normally be the case, it is not unheard of to see signs of movement on the job front in the second half of May. What is not expect is to see any kind of change on the income front, with the last of the faster planets having left in March. Neptune, here from 2012 to 2026 should spend the rest of the year on his own, quietly keeping the wheels turning. Just having Mars in your work sector is giving Neptune and income potential a boost but nothing like what Jupiter's return to your income sector on 14th May will create.
This is the planet of luck and expansion's first visit to your income sector in over a decade but his first encounter with Neptune here in our lifetime. This is also the start of a partnership between the planets of luck and dreams that won't run its course until December 2022, with Jupiter visiting three times during that period. This first visit, from 14th May to 29th July is a chance to plant seeds and with continuous planetary activity on the job front throughout that time, the timing couldn't be better. The Moon's visit to your income sector from 5th May to 7th May is a chance to check in and to ensure your nose for money is sharp ahead of Jupiter's return a week later.
While this is a fairly quiet month on both sides of the financial fence as the Sun, Mercury and Venus only left your income sector in the second half of April, this is a valuable chance to let things settle and play out. While the last of the faster planets have moved through and it is only the minor planets that are left to tie up loose ends, you are not quite ready to shift back to a long game. This usually happens once the last of the faster planets leaves with the dwarf planet Eris, here for the last nine and not leaving for another three decades, then taking the wheel and quietly keeping things on track. As the warrior princess of the cosmos, Eris will be on standby, ready to inspire you to fight for what you deserve.
You will reach that point when the dwarf planet Ceres wraps up her first visit to your income sector in four years on 8th May, wrapping up an 11 week mission to update your income needs and priorities. This was happening in the background as the faster planets moved through with the Sun, Mercury and Venus all aligning during their final days here last month. Unlike those planets, Ceres is less focused on the money and more on understanding your income needs and priorities. As well as leaving you with a better sense of where the money is and of your income needs and priorities, Ceres' departure on 8th May will mark the point where Eris takes the wheel and it becomes more about keeping things on track.
The Moon's return to your income sector from 7th May to 10th May will ensure your nose for money is sharp as that transition takes place. Meanwhile, it is a total lunar eclipse on the career front on 26th May that could act as a catalyst for both income and career matters. While there is no planetary activity on the other side of the financial fence, where the focus is on your financial situation and money matters as a whole, the Moon's return from 22nd May to 24th May will be a valuable chance to check in. As always, the Moon will fuel your financial instincts and imagination while giving money matters some much needed attention.