cancer Weekly Horoscope for the Week of August 1, 2021

Week of August 1, 2021

This week, shiny objects and things of value are within your grasp. Cancer, you could gain a windfall.

The week begins on Sunday, August 1, as the sun in Leo forms an opposition with miserly Saturn in your house of resources. Something you want to do may be outside your budget. And while you could probably cobble together enough to acquire this, deep down, you know you should stay on budget. The challenge for you, Cancer, is sometimes emotion can rule your decisions. But today, it's good to listen to Saturn, as Saturn's goal is to help you become financially secure.

Venus in Virgo, in your house of communication, makes a trine to Uranus in Taurus in your house of technology on Monday, August 2. Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay. Cancer, this is a good day to get knee-deep into learning how to navigate your phone, use productivity apps or download a spending tracker. Today, you may try your hand at editing a video, making music on your computer, or doing art on your tablet.

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