A frustrating financial development near January 4 might leave you painfully aware of what needs to change in your money situation. You might have recently made an investment that was somewhat risky, or, in your view was not risky at all but actually did have an unexpected turn. In the end, if you experience any financial loss due to this sudden turn of events, know that it will be the catalyst to help you make more empowering decisions about your finances going forward.
If you're married, you might also hear disappointing news about your spouse's income. He or she may learn that a promised raise has now been put on hold. Or, it's possible that benefits will be slashed. Alternatively, this might not be as much about loss as it is about a significant expense that you have to address in the New Year. Most likely, it involves a child.
Your domestic life will certainly be the main focus for you this month. From January 12 to February 19 action planet Mars will tour your 4th House of Home and Family. You might experience tension with a relative, and if so, it's time to lay it all on the line and have any necessary argument. Ultimately it will help you clear the air. In fact, on January 27th and until February 20, there is a supportive indication that you and your clan will work together to achieve harmony. Together, you can get through anything.