If you have your natal Neptune in the second house, you have come to the right place. In this article, you can learn how to interpret this placement in astrology.
Do you know those people who have no idea about money? Who often struggle to make ends meet? Or do you even happen to be one of them?
Neptune in the second house is a great predisposition to have no idea about what is going on in your wallet and bank account.
Neptune in second house people tend to see finances through a mist. They simply don’t care about money and managing money. The mystical and immaterial planet Neptune doesn’t know how to deal with such a mundane topic as finances. However, we live in a material world, and money skills make life less stressful.
Is Neptune in the second house bad?
Not necessarily. Once you learn how to manage your money properly and be more practical, you can find success.
Having Pisces on the cusp of the second house is similar to Neptune in the second house to a lesser extent.
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of Neptune in second house in astrology!
Natal Neptune in Second House
Where you find Neptune in the natal chart shows where you seek the ideal but also where you are detached from reality. You often have illusions in the corresponding life areas.
Neptune is the most mystical, otherworldly planet. The second house, on the other hand, is a tangible and material house. Here, the physical and the spiritual are conjoined, but they are very strange to each other.
When Neptune is in the second house, there are some adjustments to be made about your approach to money.
Generally speaking, outer planets can complicate the matters of the house where they are placed. But with effort, you can turn them into assets.
The second house requires a practical attitude, and Neptune is the most impractical planet ever. For a long time, spirituality(Neptune) and money(the second house) didn’t fit.
For centuries, material existence was considered to be the vale of tears and enjoying life was frowned upon. This attitude is strongly present with Neptune in second house placements and it can make money a challenge for these people. You tend to feel good about yourself only when you don’t want financial gain.
It often happens that you were told to be selfless and help others without expecting anything in return. This can lead to frustrations, because even though money is not the ultimate purpose of existence, it is essential to sustain yourself in the world.
You prefer focusing on the spiritual side of life. This placement suggests an emotion-based, whimsical, irrational attitude to your possessions and money.
Neptune in second house people often feel that money is just a necessary evil. Neptune has a very passive energy: it operates in a subtle and refined way. You have the same attitude to finances with this placement: you expect money to gravitate towards you.
Neptune in second house people often have a hard time directly asking for money. Seller’s guilt is a frequent issue here, people with their natal Neptune in second house very often have it. (Neptune is frequently associated with guilt in astrology.)
The early childhood modifies this to some extent, but generally speaking, charging money for your products or services is not easy for you. Your financial difficulties can be attributed to this belief in most cases.
There is a tendency to avoid reality, and put all your faith into the support of the universe, hoping that in the right time, help will come. If Neptune is afflicted, there is a tendency to spend on unattainable dreams, too.
Neptune in Second House and Values
The second house is about more than just money. Even though it is one of the most earthbound houses in the natal chart, the second house sheds light on what you consider to be important in life. It also tells why you approach finances the way you do.
We spend money and energy on what we find valuable.
Planets in the second house reveal your values, both on a material and on a spiritual level. The sign on the cusp also gives information about this.
Neptune in second house suggests that to you, the esoteric aspect of life is more important than the material one. People with this placement don’t value money as much as others. You appreciate spirituality, love, altruism, and you strive to display these qualities yourself, too.
You spend money on experiences that help you be more spiritual. Art and music are important to you, and you often have a natural gift for them.
People with this placement enjoy spending on good causes and they often donate to charity. However, Neptune in the second house can also manifest in you living from charity.
Neptune in second house people often undervalue themselves. They charge way less than what they are worth (if they charge anything at all).
Where you see Neptune in the birth chart there is a tendency to victimize yourself. It is important to take responsibility for your finances and find a way to align your values with what others want to pay for.
Neptune and Talents
The second house shows your resources in the natal chart: your possessions and money, but also talents you can rely on and even your physical body in this sense. Also, reflecting on your talents can help you boost your self-worth.
Planets in the second house suggest talents corresponding to the qualities of the planets in question.
Neptune in second house people have creative gifts. They can easily tap into the sea of imagination, and they have a rich fantasy. This planet rules divine inspiration, imagination, fantasies, when used right, it can help you turn dreams into reality.
Neptune in the second house is a great placement for work in a creative field. But it is important to learn how to manage your money to avoid the stereotype of the starving artist.
An interesting example of a natal Neptune in second house is the birth chart of Tom Hanks. He has his Neptune here, and he became financially successful through acting, another thing ruled by Neptune in astrology.
Neptune in the second house also indicates an interest in all Neptunian matters: spirituality, selfless service, the subconscious.
Neptune in Second House and Making Money
In the natal chart, the second house shows how you can make money. This is a complex question though, because you have to look to the sign on the cusp, its ruling planet and its aspects, planets in the second house, etc. The chart as a whole must be analyzed when considering this topic.
When Neptune is in the second house, you usually make money in Neptunian ways.
The highest manifestation of a natal Neptune in second house is making money through art, music, spirituality. This can be a great placement for people of religion or artists. Often, here you make money by helping others.
Another way how a natal Neptune in second house can play out is by making money through drugs, alcohol, petroleum, liquids. Neptune rules the sea and maritime matters, so this is also a possible manifestation.
Another typical manifestation of a natal Neptune in second house is an inability to save money. This can lead to situations when you are left without any savings even though you would need money to solve your problems. Learning about finances can help you a lot.
With challenging aspects, especially from malefic planets, you can fall prey to swindles. Neptune’s lack of boundaries make it hard for you to assert yourself, in addition, Neptune and Pisces can make you gullible and naive, what people with bad intentions can easily sense.
Meaning of Neptune in Astrology
Neptune is one of the outer planets (Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto). It is the modern ruler of Pisces, and it is accidental dignity in the twelfth house.
Neptune is a generational planet in astrology. This means that by signs, it has an effect on whole generations rather on an individual level (large groups of people share the same Neptune sign). In the natal chart, the position of Neptune by houses is more important.
In astrology, Neptune rules:
- the ocean, sea, fish
- drugs, alcohol
If you want to learn more about Neptune, check out this article about the meaning of Neptune in astrology.
The Second House in the Natal Chart
The second house in the natal chart is a sucedent house, supporting the preceding first house of self.
The second house is the treasure house of the natal chart: it shows your resources, possessions, values.
In the natural chart, the second house is connected with the zodiac sign Taurus, ruled by Venus.
Some of the life areas governed by the second house in astrology include:
- how you can make money
- your finances
- possessions and assets (except real estate and land)
- value system
People who have several planets in the fourth house are often talented at making money, but they can be overly materialistic.
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