5th February 2018 - 9 min read
As the year of the rooster ends, we welcome the year of the dog this coming Lunar New Year. As such, it is time to look through some financial predictions to each of the Chinese zodiac signs for the year of the earth dog.
Experts like Joey Yap, Sunsigns, the Chinese Zodiac and Feng Shui Beginner stated this coming lunar year is the year of the earth dog, a year marked by security, profit, perseverance and success. In fact, some even speculate that real estate will be among the top priority of this year either for investment or living purposes.
For anyone born in the year of the rat, this year will be the year of exploration and opportunities. People of this zodiac sign are encouraged to explore cautiously for career opportunities, progressions and investment.
However, the key word here is “caution”. The year of the dog call for rats to be careful with their health in their midst of taking up new skills and financial opportunities. After all, what can you do with all the investments and skills if you are not physically well.
As such, Joey Yap said one need to keep their budget in check and take any necessary steps to be healthy, perhaps even having a medical insurance to have a peace of mind.
Birth Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
From a year of exploration to a year of prosperity, people born in the year of the ox will be call this year one of abundance. Experts have stated that all the ox’s hard work and effort will easily be paid off, so long as the ox remains level headed and hit the right target.
In fact, the year of the dog urges the ox to make some investments as Joey Yap and Phang say that any investments made in this year will gain significant yield. Thus, the ox is encouraged to not only make their efforts count but also have some confidence without being arrogant.
Like the rat, the year of the dog calls the ox to be mindful of their health. It is advisable to make full use of their sick leave and have medical insurance to avoid any trouble.
Birth Years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
If there is one word to describe the tiger during this year, it will be “surprise”. The year of the dog presents the tiger with plenty of surprises, both welcome and unwelcome.
Although this is set to be the year where the tigers shine for their efforts and have a significant windfall, the tigers are advised not to be in a rush to expand their businesses. Should they rushed to expand their businesses, the year of the dog will not treat them kindly with a possible huge loss of capital investment.
Similarly, the tigers may achieve great progress in their careers, but they will be met with spite and jealousy in their workplace. Although a tiger can be a proud and excelling animal, it will need to maintain a balanced, modest, and prudent attitude towards finance and career to go through this year.
Birth Years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
The year of the dog will mean at least two things for those who are born in the year of the rabbit: happenings and changes. The rabbit will be presented with many changes during this year in both finance and personal growth, with opportunities to gain new friends and connection to boost your prospects.
While these opportunities are hard to come by, it is important that the rabbits managed their budget to avoid extravagant spending. The year of the dog urges the rabbit to set aside a portion of money into savings or investments.
Birth Years: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
The common consensus between Joey Yap, Sunsigns, the Chinese Zodiac and Feng Shui Beginner is the dragon will find plenty of opportunity to expand their horizon, with equal amount of obstacles along the way.
While the amount of opportunities and obstacles may scare you, experts agree that the dragon should work with what is in front of them. Financially, this advice would mean that you are to first settle any debt or immediate financial plans before you chart the next move. From here, you can see that the most important thing to do is to be prudent with your spending.
However, the Chinese Zodiac and Feng Shui Beginner also warned that these people to be careful of their health and well-being, being wary of any physical threat that will affect your health.
Birth Years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
The lunar new year foretold a promising year for the people born in the year of the snake. New career and investment opportunities are present in this coming lunar new year. The year of the dog could be a suitable year for the snake to change their job to not only boost their financial prospects but also their personal and career growth.
Yet, the snake needs to have some extra money at hand should they decide to make career switches or taking up new challenges. The snake also needs to be mindful of their health and retirement should they decide to budget their money or explore investment opportunities.
Birth Years: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
If there is one word that those who are born in the year of the horse would mark this year, it will be the word: progress. The year of the dog will start off a little slow for the horse’s career and finances, but they will find opportunities to present their potentials and make investments.
In fact, Joey Yap, Sunsigns and Feng Shui Beginner advise the horse to make full use of the slow time at their careers to make some investments in either their hobbies or properties. The horse should also make full use of this year to not only impress the bosses but also improve their relationship with their colleagues.
The horse should be prepared for the slow beginning of the year and avoid gambling at all cost.
Birth Years: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002
Like the horse, people born in the year of the goat will experience progress in their careers. The goat will start the year with a light workload, but it will increase as the year progress. This gradual increase of workload will present the goat with opportunities to prove their worth in their workplace.
The year of the earth dog also foretold the goat will have strong financial prospects, with the goat having an early windfall in the form of their salary or returns on investment. Thus, it is advisable for the goat to use the money first to settle their debts, followed by using some of the money on investments and savings.
As the windfall starts, the goat not only needs to spend wisely but also present themselves properly to their colleagues and bosses.
Birth Years: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003
Perseverance and growth will be the hallmark of the year of the earth dog for those born in the year of the monkey. The monkey is advised not only to be steadfast in every aspect, but also to present their creativity at their workplace to get noticed by the bosses and colleagues.
However, the monkey needs to manage their money properly in their quest to impress their superiors, so as not incurring more debt. The monkey needs to settle any outstanding debt and get a proper diet to avoid any medical complication.
Lastly, the monkey needs to have an equal balance of creativity and planning to make this year a successful year.
Birth Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
This coming lunar new year is going to be a confusing year for the rooster. Experts have called the year of the earth dog as a year of contemplation and stagnation, as some aspect of the rooster’s life will be slow and repetitive.
The rooster’s career progression may be a long road to follow filled with repetitive tasks, it could be a blessing in disguise by providing them a chance to improve and energy to focus on harder tasks. The rooster can also use this time to maintain their health through exercise and diet.
However, the rooster must be realistic with the wealth by settling their debts and prioritise spending on necessities and savings.
Birth Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
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The year of the dog is marked by perseverance and reward. Accordingly, this year will be a challenging year filled with disruption, obstacles, and optimism.
Therefore, the dog should not be discouraged by the number of tasks and obstacles, but rather view them as new opportunities to impress fellow workers and bosses. Financially, you may start out a little tight but gradually as your career advances or business grows, you will gain more than enough not only to compensate for your earlier struggles but also to settle your debts and make some investments.
That said, the dog needs to be mindful of their health and not overwork themselves in their quest of impressing the workplace.
Birth Years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
Lastly, we reached to the people who are born in the year of the pig. The year of the earth dog predicts a prosperous and significant year ahead for these people, including chances to be influential in your respective field. As opportunities come and go, the pig must be ready to seize them to make a strong impression among loved ones and superiors.
The pig is also advised to expand their network to improve their career and financial prospects, searching for opportunities make some savings with the early profits from this year. However, they need to do the above with moderation and caution to ensure they do not drain themselves emotionally and financially.
Birth Years: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1970, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
Chinese zodiac predictions can be both interesting and disheartening, depending which animal sign you are. However, there are a few things that can be understood from these predictions:
1) Be prepared to put in the hard work to find investment opportunities and career advancements,
2) Take care of your health in your endeavors, make the necessary arrangements to avoid any unpleasant surprises and exhaustion
3) Budgeting is key to surviving and thriving in this year of the earth dog.
With that, we wish you a Happy Chinese New Year/ Xing Nian Kuai Le!
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