Retrograde Mercury Returns To Direct Motion – How To Manage Increased Expenses During This Period

If we do not have any clarity and answers to some questions in day to day life, we often take help from Astrology. Now, what could be a better time than this to know more about what retrograde Mercury’s return to direct motion (Jul 12-August 01)2020 has in store for all of us?  What tops the list of answers one looks for when we read our zodiac sign? Money, perhaps, because our financial state can largely impact our lives and lifestyle and, also, influence how we make some life-changing decisions.

So, let’s find out how the direct motion of Mercury, in August 2020, will turn out to be, financially, for different ascendants and rashi. Are you destined to be successful and make a lot of money? Or will your expenses increase? How should you manage the increased expenses due to this transit?

Let’s read what the Stars have to say.


Thanks to the direct motion of Mercury, one of the most auspicious planets in this zodiac sign, you will be receiving very positive vibrations relating to your financial condition, throughout this period, especially the second half of August 2020. However, persons of this zodiac sign (Aries) should avoid making major financial and money matter decisions at this time.


“Slow and steady wins the race” is an old saying and, in this phase of Mercury, one that should be the Taurus financial mantra, especially in the second half of August 2020. There are chances of enjoying a slow and steady financial gain for Taurus, as the transiting stars will prove beneficial and help you make a rock solid financial plan. However, here is a word of caution for Taurus – they should try to avoid being financially involved in business deals or loans with family members, during this period.


According to the Mercury direct motion, in second half of August 2020, Gemini’s financial horoscope shows a critical period of loan repayment, since the second house is linked to finance. It will be wise for you to you start saving money in the beginning, before it is too late, and try to cut and curb unnecessary expenses for the family. Money saved will facilitate opportunities and steady inflow of money, which will ease the pain of dispensing assets during emergencies. It will be a wise decision to build a contingency and plan “B”.


The planet Mercury is one linked to finance. Those with the zodiac of Cancer might just be rolling their dice for money, during this period. They might just get lucky as far as financial dealing is concerned and there may also be chances of getting a pay hike. If you want to try your luck in August 2020, try buying a lottery. A Cancer ascendant may just hit the jackpot.


As far as money and finance is concerned, smooth sailing is predicted at the beginning of the third week of August. Mercury is the owner of Virgo and will be ruling the second house of Leo. There will be constancy and stability on the money and financial front. However, Leo people should be cautious during the last week of August as the period might prove to be a little dicey. So, it’s better not to make major financial decisions or investments during this period.  Do not take unsecured loans from private sources.


In the second half of August 2020, people born under this zodiac sign might develop the tendency to over splurge or overspend on luxury items. Therefore, Virgos are advised to plan their expenses judiciously. Tread with caution when you have to make any decisions related to property and real estate. From August onwards, things might work in your favor. There might not be any adverse or negative impact on your regular monthly source of income although family expenses might increase.


After a rough, uncertain start, nothing can now stop you from bouncing and rolling back to being financially successful “IN THESE FIFTEEN DAYS”. Although there might be some financial and liquid money loss at the beginning, this PERIOD will also present you with ample opportunities to increase the inflow of your income. It depends on how you make use of these opportunities. Word of advice and the best lesson for Libra: Make hay while the sun shines!


Scorpio persons, hope for the best and prepare for the worst. MERCURY DIRECT motion will create situations that might make Scorpios spend some extra money, unexpectedly. It will, therefore, be wise to cut and curb your expenses and make a proper list of good investments that may help you double your wealth. So be prepared with a contingency fund for financial situations that might not go as per your plans.


Most Sagittarians are born with an exceptional streak of luck. Although the transiting planetary placements are supportive of financial gains for Sagittarians, there may be instances that could lead to exorbitant expenses. But Mercury will provide a strong financial position. Word of caution:  Unexpected expenses might occur during travel, so they need to be a little careful.

Dear Capricorn, the” PERIOD OF SECOND HALF OF AUGUST” 2020 will test your patience. There will be money and financial problems but there will also be slow and steady progress. From third week of August, people of this zodiac sign (Capricorn) should avoid making financial decisions, in haste. Yes, the period might throw a series of financial hurdles at you but every time you overcome a challenge; you will be presented with a reward. There are some chances of getting a salary hike, but for that, you need to make the difficult times work in your favor.


The period of second half of August 2020 will be full of ups and downs. While situations relating to your financial state might work in your favor from mid-August, you are, however, advised to avoid making investments during Mercury direct motion. August might seem like a financially rewarding month but from mid-August there may not be any major monetary gain, till the end of the year.


A penny saved is two pennies earned—Pisceans should memorize this saying and make it their financial motto, for the second half of August 2020. As per the planetary position, people of this zodiac sign will have to face some major financial challenges and “therefore they will be better prepared if they start saving from the beginning of the period”. Avoid indulging in unwanted expenses; especially end of August, as the month might present some situations that might lead to unexpected expenses. Here’s a little piece of advice—“avoid handling an excessive amount of liquid cash flow” it may bring some mishappenings.

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