Mercury House 2

Mercury shown within a Astrological House wheel highlighting the 2nd House

Mercury in the 2nd House

a magnifying glass icon Key Phrases:

Skillful in materializing ideas; Rational approach to possessions;

Thirst for practical knowledge; Mentally focused on value and resources;

Expressive in money matters; Excels in business communications.

The 2nd House is the house of personal possessions, wealth, material resources, value and security.  On a practical level, the Second House indicates how we most easily earn or could earn money.

When Mercury, the planet of communication and intellect, is in the 2nd House, it shapes our thinking around possessions, personal values, and resources. It suggests a mind focused on financial and material security, with an inherent skill for handling money and material resources.

Mercury is the also the planet of short travels, and in the second house, you may use your wit, knowledge, and versatility (or make deliveries) to make money.

People with this position often have a knack for turning ideas into reality and may excel in fields that involve managing finances, resources, or any kind of business communication.

They are able to analyze and understand the value of things, and make informed decisions about resources and money. Their communication style is often direct and fact-based, especially when discussing financial matters.

In the realm of career and vocation, roles that involve managing money, resources, and business communication could be a good fit. This could include careers in finance, logistics, business journalism, project management, telecommunications, or anything that requires a keen understanding of value and resources and communicating or delivering this understanding. 

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Ben has practiced Astrology for over 35 years and is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT) Practitioner. Ben holds 11 patents for the core functions that all dating sites now use today. See Ben's Bio for more info.