What our zodiac signs say about our money habits


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What makes some of us extravagant spenders, others frugal to a fault, and more than a few of us totally clueless about how to manage money?

The answer may lie in your stars. More specifically, your astrological sign.

Whether you’re a self-reliant, secretive Scorpio like Taylor Swift or a freewheeling, adventurous Libra like Bruno Mars, astrologers insist that the date of your birth, aka your “sun sign,” predisposes you to a set of money inclinations, both positive and, well, problematic.

Not to get too far into the clouds but, from an astrological perspective, your approach to personal finance is largely resident in what astrologers call your “second house” or “rising sign.”

As its name implies, the following traits are associated with the astrological sign of the Zodiac that follows yours on a calendar basis. For instance, a February-born Aquarian wrestles with the money traits of the March sign, Pisces.

For an astro glimpse into your money predilections, Bankrate enlisted the help of New York-based professional astrologer Ralfee Finn, who writes the online Aquarium Age forecasts, and Anne Ortelee, who writes her own online weekly “weather chart,” to discuss how your astrological sign may impact your finances.