Russell Grant’s 2022 predictions on your career and financial prospects
ARIES (March 21 – April 20)
Big changes are happening on the work front. Pursuing a challenging career path will be self-empowering.
Even if it means working odd hours, taking on menial tasks or having to expand your skill set, it will be worth it.
Your leadership skills will serve you well in any industry.
Be sensible when it comes to finances in the spring. Giving a loan to an irresponsible friend or relative won’t be a good idea.
Avoid mixing finances with friendship in November.
A bonus or financial gift will arrive in December. Use this to buy a labour-saving appliance.
TAURUS (April 21 – May 21)
A review of your finances as the year begins will make you more aware of your income and expenditures, and how to save for the future.
Designing a plan for paying off all your debts will be one way to feel in control of your money and this will lift your soul.
If you are looking to restart your career after time away from work, be willing to explore unfamiliar fields.
Showcase your talents at interviews and work meetings, and show a confident face to the world even if you feel slighted or overlooked. An opportunity to work or travel abroad are among the possibilities.
GEMINI (May 22 – June 21)
A talented teacher or mentor will know how to bring out the best in you and will help you gain a respected name for yourself in a competitive industry. A job offer received at the end of March could alter the direction of your life.
These days, employers want staff who are versatile.
Working with a variety of people will give you a chance to prove yourself in different fields. Spending money isn’t as important as experiencing new things and having meaningful relationships.
Your concern for humanity will prompt you to volunteer to help a fundraising effort later in the year.
CANCER (June 22 – July 23)
Working from home will increase your productivity as the year begins. You don’t mind escaping lengthy commutes to the office.
Your priority will be getting the job done as efficiently and quickly as possible.
Are you unemployed? A job involving travel, education or property is worth pursuing. Take on a higher position in the summer and you will quickly gain prominence in this field.
With Jupiter at the top of your chart between May and July, your charisma will be at an all-time high, but guard against over-confidence in the autumn while Jupiter is retrograde.
LEO (July 24 – Aug 23)
If you work in a declining industry and can see this going nowhere, think about switching jobs. It will be easier to find another position when you’re already working.
You can’t please everyone and you can’t be in two places at once which is why you cannot continue with a heavy workload in the spring. A job list that keeps getting bigger will need to be scaled back.
At all times strive to maintain a good balance between work, play, rest and sleep.
Work involving art, entertainment and the theatre will hold some great opportunities for you to gain new experiences as the year ends.
VIRGO (Aug 24 – Sept 23)
The start of the year is a terrific time to join forces with other people. Accepting a request to design an online teaching course will bring some extra money your way.
You have the skills and experience to make a valuable contribution to group activities in the spring. In work and play, a positive attitude will go a long way and showing others what you are capable of will attract some incredible money-making opportunities.
In the autumn, you will be taking on the type of jobs you would be happy to do for free. Do what you love and the money will follow.
LIBRA (Sept 24 – Oct 23)
It is time to start changing events rather than clinging to the past. Lucky breaks in money and work are likely.
Stay alert in the spring and be ready to make the most of every positive opportunity that comes your way to improve your finances or work situation. There’s a lot of competition about so there won’t be a moment to lose.
News concerning a young relative will bring mixed feelings in the autumn. There could also be a considerable amount of money involved in helping to finance a travel opportunity they won’t want to miss out on.
SCORPIO (Oct 24 – Nov 22)
Go with the flow. An unexpected job offer in the spring will be your chance to prove how talented you are.
Someone in a senior position will leave abruptly causing chaos in the workplace. This situation could create an opening for you.
The wise words of a trusted friend can offer you new perspectives to see clearly and not feel blocked. A challenge you thought would feel like forever to get through will be accomplished by August and then it will be on with the next steps.
If you’re wondering what these might be, seeds planted in the autumn will burst into flower as the year ends.
SAGITARRRIUS (Nov 23 – Dec 21)
Money will be coming in easily and frequently making this a great time to join households with the one you love, if this is what you’ve both been talking about.
If you’re already in a committed relationship, starting an ambitious home improvement project will bring a wonderful sense of security.
Avoid making hasty career decisions in April although finances will show a definite sign of improvement in the summer.
You have the skills and necessary abilities to successfully take on a leadership role in November.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 20)
You are going through a massive transformation and this will bring substantial changes in your life, your finances and your career.
Mars will get together with Pluto in your sign in the spring to trigger a massive upheaval. Although change unsettles you, a new job will pave the way for a highly successful career.
You have many talents but one in particular will make you stand out from the crowd in July. Use this chance to polish this skill to a diamond-like brilliance in order to succeed.
A partner’s good fortune will rub off on you as the year ends leading to a harmonious conclusion to 2022.
AQUARIUS (Jan 21 – Feb 19)
A once-in-a-lifetime deal at the start of April will go a long way towards helping you establish financial security.
Putting a deposit on a house will feel both scary and exciting. You’ve always been adaptable and the prospect of changing career direction in the spring won’t bother you in the slightest.
Charity work and fundraising activities will feel rewarding in the summer when helping others is a natural extension of your caring personality.
Disagreements with your boss will prompt you to make a career change in December even after an apology is received and accepted.
PISCES (Feb 20 – March 20)
Hanging on to anything that belongs in the past and has no use in the present will only add clutter and unnecessary baggage to your life. Make mid-2022 a time when it is out with the old and in with the new, facilitating a lightening of the load all round.
You’ve been blessed with a considerable amount of talent and selling your crafts online will be both satisfying and lucrative.
However, it is important that you won’t be in a rush to spend every penny you make.
Keep some cash in reserve in case you might need it quickly at some point in the future for emergencies.