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If you only interpret houses when a planet occupies them, you’re missing the point of houses.
If you work with the major planets, there are ten planets and twelve houses. It’s not possible to have a planet in
represents your money. When you engage with your  nances, you become Jupiter. You use money to grow and expand. You have optimism and faith in your  nancial dealings. And most of all, you care about the experiences and pleasure that money can provide.
every house. Having an empty Seventh House doesn’t mean you’ll never have a relationship, and having an empty Second House doesn’t mean you’ll never have any money. But without a planet in those houses, how do you
address those areas of your life?
A planet can occupy a house without having in uence over the a airs of that
“A planet can
occupy a house
without having
On the other hand, if you have Capricorn or Aquarius on the cusp of your Second House, Saturn rules
your Second House and represents your money. For you, money is
influence over
the affairs of that a serious responsibility. You need
house.”
to be mature and cautious in your  nancial dealings. A penny saved is a penny earned, and the best penny is the one that may never be spent.
Money provides security, stability, and structure. Fun doesn’t enter the picture.
If you have Leo on the cusp of your Second House, the Sun rules your Second House and represents your money.  e Sun is your authentic “Big S” Self. How you earn, manage, and spend money is a direct expression of your identity, and a re ection of your Personal Standards of Integrity.
 e ruler of a house tells you which planet takes action to address problems in that area of your life.
But it doesn’t tell you where that action will occur, or what form the behavior may take.  at’s when you
look at the house a planet occupies.
A planet can only take action in the house it occupies, and that’s not always effective.
If you rent an apartment and your shower breaks, you call the manager of the apartment to  x it. If the manager lives in your building, they can address the
house. To get to know the real house,
you look to the planet that rules the house.  e ruler
of a house is the planet the rules the sign on the cusp of the house.
The planet that rules a house is in charge of the affairs of that house.
It’s the manager of that part of your life. When something goes wrong in the a airs of a house, the planet that rules that house takes action to address the problem. And the way you address the problem — and engage with that particular part of your life—is determined by the nature of the ruling planet.
 e planet that rules a house is that house for you.  is is one way you can discover the real potential of
the houses.
Let’s consider the Second House, your money, as an example.
If you have Sagittarius or Pisces on the cusp of your Second House, Jupiter rules your Second House and
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