Prospects for the Goat in 2017The Year of the Monkey (8 February 2016–27 January 2017) will have been a generally encouraging one for the Goat and in its closing months, he will be still seen a lot happen.
In his work, there could be challenging objectives to meet. With changes likely to be taking place, including staff movements, there will be a lot to discuss and many Goats will face a heavier workload. But despite the pressures, they can achieve some impressive results. And those who assume new responsibilities will find this can give them experience and insights they can draw on in the future.
The final quarter of the year will also see much spending and the Goat should take account of his outgoings. It could be easy to overspend at this time.
More positively, he can look forward to receiving a good mix of social occasions, especially in December. His home life will also be busy, with some weeks whirl with activities, commitments, relations and friends. In view of this, it is important that the Goat both consults others and listens to them. Assumptions and misunderstandings could bring problems.
In general, the Monkey year will have been a full and interesting one for the Goat and he will have reaped some nice benefits to move forward with into the new year.
The Year of the Rooster starts on 28 January is capable of being one of considerable significance for the Goat. He may not like the demands and chivvying that characterize the Rooster year – the Rooster can be a hard taskmaster – but he will be invited to make more of himself and can make this an important time of reappraisal.
As he will find, this is not the time to idle or take a back seat. Rooster years are action-driven and important developments are in store. For Goats who start the year discontented, now is no time for concerted action. Improvements can follow on, though it does rest with the Goat to seize the moment and act with resolve.
At work, many Goats will have established themselves in a particular career. Advances in their place of work can now provide them with the chance to move ahead. Training may be offered, vacancies may be opened up by worker movements or new objectives, and in many instances the Goat will welcome the chance to have greater influence as well as use his creative and communicative skills.
The majority of Goats will remain where they are this year and prove themselves in a greater capacity. Nonetheless, for those keen to further themselves in other ways or seeking work, the Rooster year can again be significant. Persistence and an open mind will be a need, but these Goats could find a different position that offers the chance to design their skills. February, April, September and October could see encouraging advances.
Work-wise, the most important factor this year for all Goats is to establish on their strengths. In view of the encouraging aspects of the next few years, what is accomplished now can have dire future value.
This emphasis on development also applies to the Goat’s personal interests. Many Goats will put their talents to more effective use this year and creative pursuits can be particularly satisfying. Support and further guidance will spur the Goat on. Indeed, he should not act in isolation but draw on the support and expertise available to him. Also, Goats who lead a pressurized lifestyle should aim for a better balance this year. Personal interests can often be the tonic they need.
Quite a few Goats will also enjoy some good financial fortune this year. Progress at work can often result in an increase in income and many Goats will also benefit from a gift or bonus payment. With many outgoings and expensive plans, however, the Goat will still need in order to manage his finances carefully. Too many unplanned purchases could quickly eat into extra resources. This is a year for control.
Goat enjoys company and will have a varied mix of things to do over the year. He could be attracted to events to do with his interests and enjoy the chance to meet other enthusiasts. Several new friends and potentially important acquaintances can be done this year, in March. July, September and December are the most societal opportunities. However, the good-natured and easy-going Goat must not allow himself to be placed upon. If he has reservations about a particular situation or does not mean to do something, he should let his views be known. This is not the time to stay silent.
The unattached, a chance meeting, often stemming from a shared interest, could bring especial joy this year. Affairs of the heart can be both surprising and delightful.
Goat’s home life will see a lot of activity, and the Goat and others facing work choices and mulling over ideas, it is important that there is good communication and the Goat lets his views be known. During the year family members will have reason to appreciate his talents. Whether empathizing over a personal problem or providing a listening ear (something the Goat is proficient at), arranging family activities or carrying out home improvements, he can make this a full and constructive year. The summer months could be especially active. For a few Goats, a move then is possible. This is definitely an excellent year to explore possibilities.
Overall, the Year of the Rooster will be a momentous one for the Goat, so much so that by the end of it he may be astonished at all the changes that have taken place. It is quite a time to build on strengths and be open to possibility. Additional duties at work can often be a platform for later growth, while respective interests can be inspiring as well as improve lifestyle balance. Spending has to be watched, especially as the Goat will have domestic plans and an often lively social life. Nonetheless, throughout the year he will need to be well supported, especially if he talks openly about his hopes and plans. He gets a lot in his favour this year, but makes the most of it he needs to seize the moment and act with determination.
The Metal Goat
This will be an eventful year for the Metal Goat and while there will be times, when he will feel outside his comfort zone, the emphasis is on progress. The Rooster year favours careful planning and if the Metal Goat has distinct goals in mind, he should work towards them. If he acts purposefully, a lot can be yet before him.
Accommodation could feature prominently, as quite a few Metal Goats could relocate this year. Those who are discontented where they are or would like a move to somewhere more suitable should explore possibilities, while those who marry or settle down with another person this year will delight in setting up their home.
However, with often considerable accommodation costs, major purchases and (probably) a spirited lifestyle, this will be just an expensive year for the Metal Goat and he needs to manage his resources well and avoid too many impulse buys. Also, when assuming additional obligations, he needs to clarify the terms and, if appropriate, obtain professional advice.
Though his outgoings will be considerable, the adventurous and inquisitive Metal Goat may still choose to make provision for travel as well as take up any chances to visit special attractions. By making enquiries early on, he can see exciting plans taking shape.
Personal interests are also favourably affected and the Metal Goat should make sure they are not sidelined due to all the activity. Not only can they be a suitable outlet for his ideas and creative talents but they can also bring social opportunities and sometimes the chance of additional exercise. Metal Goats who enjoy creative pursuits should look forward to develop their ideas and skills this year. They could be guided by the interest shown in what they produce. And if a fresh interest tempts the Metal Goat, he would do well to find out more. Rooster years reward an earnest attitude.
Metal Goat will also enjoy the social opportunities of the year and will be given the opportunity to extend his social network. He will be admired company and enjoy a varied mix of occasions throughout the year. March, July, September and December could be particularly diligent, and for the unattached and those who have had recent personal upset, someone met by chance could very quickly become special.
For Metal Goats with a partner, the Rooster year promises to become eventful. Again accommodation matters and major purchases could feature. Quite a few Metal Goats could also have reason for a peculiar celebration during the year. The summer is liable to be an active and potentially exciting time.
At work on the Metal Goat, is always keen to make the most of himself and fresh opportunities will beckon (sometimes in a separate location). There will be extra procedures to master, colleagues to learn about and routines to be adapted to, but by applying himself, the Metal Goat can demonstrate his skills and highlight his potential.
For Metal Goats who are seeking work or keen to move forward from what they currently do, the Rooster year can again offer useful opportunities. By keeping alert for vacancies and seeking professional advice, many of these Metal Goats will find an opening which will utilize their skills in innovative ways. Again, this could involve considerable adjustment, but it could be the very challenge they need. February, April, September and October could see significant developments.
The year of the Rooster Metal Goat great possibilities, although its demands can be considerable. Progress at work will bring often daunting challenges but give the Metal Goat the chance to prove himself in vigorous ways. While personal and domestic plans will involve considerable time and effort, but can be rewarding. This is quite a year for action and makes the most of it on the Metal Goat needs to act.
Tip for the Year
Have faith in yourself? You know you have much to offer and you enjoy sound support. Looked forward to making the most of your potential this year. It may at times be challenging but your achievements will be well deserved and something to take advantage of in following years.
The Water Goat
This will be a satisfying year for the Water Goat. Despite the fact that he will need to move with determination, otherwise there is a risk he may drift through it and not achieve the results he would like. The Rooster year rewards planning and commitment.
For the Water Goat born in 1943, the year will bring some interesting possibilities, but to benefit he has to be active and involved. If there are ideas he would want to put into practice, now is the time to take them forward. He is the instigator this year.
With accommodation matters featuring prominently for Goats this year, Water Goats who have thoughts of moving, perhaps to accommodation that better suits their needs, should see what is offered. Once the possibility has been raised, plans can quickly gather momentum.
Whether the Water Goat moves or remains where he is, he may well spend time over the year reviewing the contents of his home and disposing of items that are no longer part needed as well as updating equipment. This can be a convenient and satisfying time.
In view of the plans, he may have for his accommodation, along with his other commitments, he will need in order to manage his resources well. Transactions should not be rushed and terms should be checked. Paperwork should also be treated with care. Oversights or delays could be to the Water Goat’s disadvantage. Water Goats, take note and be thorough.
Throughout the year, the Water Goat should also draw on the support of those around him and if involved in anything strenuous or potentially hazardous, obtain the services of a professional. Some of his ideas could be quite ambitious and he should not try to carry them out himself or alone.
In addition to the often sizeable utilitarian activity of the year, the Water Goat will enjoy helping family members and will have some celebrations to look forward to. These could include academic or career success of a younger relation. Some Water Goats will also see their family increase in numbers. Water Goat’s family often means a great deal to him and his treasures these precious bonds.
Travel is well accepted and the Water Goat will appreciate any holidays and trips he takes. He may be given the opportunity to go to places he has long wanted to see as well as to benefit from some invitations and special offers. However, to make the most of his trips, he would be well advised to plan ahead and work out his itinerary. The summer could be an especially active time, not only for travel but also for family successes and the realization of key plans.
Water Goat enjoys wide interests and over the year will take pleasure in the way ideas evolves and skills can be issued as part of more effective use. With his vivid imagination and creative flair, he will find this an inspiring time.
He will also welcome the social opportunities of the year, particularly the chance to speak over his ideas with his friends. A long-standing friend could offer advice worth heeding. March, July, September and December could see the most communal activity.
For the Water Goat born in 2003, the Rooster year again calls for commitment and action. In his education, the young Water Goat should rise to the challenges given. Even though he may have his preferred subject areas, he should just stick his mind to those he finds less appealing. Rooster years are not ones for idling either, and the greater the effort the energetic Water Goat makes, the bigger the potential reward.
Over the year, there will also be separate activities to try and new skills to be learned. By being susceptible to what is accessible, the Water Goat stands to benefit both now and in the future.
Young Water Goat should also draw on the support of those around him. This will not only assist him in understand more, but also lead to more assistance being offered. And if he would catch up with equipment or other items, he should take advice rather than rush into a purchase. Similarly, in his home life he should play his part rather than withdraw or act independently. The greater his participation, the better.
Water Goat usually has a close circle of friends and will enjoy sharing interests and some lively times. Topical interests can also lead to additional (and enduring) friendships, especially for Water Goats who are rather reserved (and there are some). Rooster years are encouraging but they do require the energetic Water Goat to reach out and make the best use of his opportunities.
For all Water Goats, whether born in 1943 or 2003, this can be a constructive year. The effort they invest in their plans and activities can bring some gratifying results, and circumstances can often help the process along. Water Goat will be helped by the support of others, particularly his family and friends, and he has a lot in his favour this year. However, he has to take to take action and seize his opportunities.
Tip for the Year
Be open and forthcoming. By talking over your plans and hopes, you can set a lot in motion. Also, follow up your ideas and make the best use of your skills. These can be constructive and satisfying times for you.
The Wood Goat
As the Rooster year begins, the Wood Goat may have certain plans for it and fell in determined form. Encouragingly, the aspects take that side, but there is a ‘but’. During the year, he will show flexibility and adapt to situations as they arise. He should also draw on the opinion of those around him and, if considering anything with dire implications, talks to professionals. With expert advice, he will feel more satisfied that what he has decided on is the right way forward. Indeed, as a Goat he welcomes support, and he will be sick in any of his undertakings this year.
One area which will exercise the minds of numerous Wood Goats is their work situation. Regardless of the fact that they may have made headway in recent times, some will feel jaded or unfulfilled and be hankering to do something else. By considering their situation, they could come up with some fascinating possibilities. Colleagues and contacts could also make suggestions worth considering. By keeping alert and following up their ideas, many of these Wood Goats will have the opportunity to do something different this year and in the process make more of a unique talent.
For Wood Goats who remain where they are, there can also be crucial choices to make. The roles of quite a few of these Wood Goats will change over the year, perhaps as the result of an internal review, changes in personnel or new directives. Some weeks could bring uncertainty and a few Wood Goats will decide to move and/or reduce their work commitments as a consequence. The majority, however, will continue and adapt accordingly. Importantly, what happens will give many of these Wood Goats the chance to make greater use of their expertise and extend their role. Work-wise, Rooster years can be volatile, but they do permit the Wood Goat to turn the change to his benefit. February, April, September and October could see important advances.
Another area which can bring additional possibilities is the Wood Goat’s interests. During the year numerous Wood Goats will have the chance to spend more time on activities they enjoy and some will set themselves a separate project. In some cases, local facilities or classes could help, and by taking advantage of these. Wood Goat could have anything to look forward to on a regular basis.
He will also enjoy his travelling this year and whether planning a holiday or arranging visits to special attractions (including some locally). He will need to be able to fit in a shocking amount. For Wood Goats who have an interest in history or culture, the Rooster year can hold some unique delights.
It will, though, be an expensive time and the Wood Goat will need to budget carefully. Also, when concluding agreements, he should check the terms and implications. This is no year to be lax or take risks.
Domestically, it vows to become a hectic time. Often inspired by his ideas and keen to make improvements to his home, the Wood Goat is such as to embark on several ambitious projects, sometimes simultaneously. Despite the fact that the results will be pleasing, the disruption could be far more considerable than initially envisaged. At times, the Wood Goat should keep his zealous nature in check and tackle one project at a time rather than engage in several at once. Drawing on support will also help.
Little Wood Goats may move this year and while their new home could offer numerous advantages, again, the process could be exhausting. Wood Goat does need to pace his activities this year.
Amid the functional activity, there will be a great deal to appreciate. Not only will the Wood Goat enjoy celebrating personal successes, but shared interests can also lead to some noble family times. The summer in particular could see some extraordinary occasions.
Wood Goat also sets great store by his circle of friends, and while he may not see some as often as he would like, he will value the contact he holds with them. They could make serviceable suggestions this year and/or assist in some other way. Wood Goat’s interests can have a pleasing social element as well and the support of other enthusiasts will be encouraging. Wood Goats who are alone or who have had some ongoing personal difficulty will find that pursuing their interests can be a great way to meet others, and for some, an important new friendship or romance could be born this year. March, July, September and December could see the most shared activity.
In general, the Year of the Rooster will be active and significant for the Wood Goat. However, to get the best from it, he will need to forge ahead with his plans and make the best use of his opportunities. As he will find, once he takes those all-important initial steps, possibilities can arise and circumstances conspire to move ahead with his plans. Whether carrying out domestic plans, developing personal interests or taking advantage of changes (and changes) at work, he can make significant gains in this year of possibility.
Tip for the Year
Act with determination. A lot can happen to you now and fortune will favour the bold and enterprising.
The Fire Goat
This will be a momentous year for the Fire Goat. Not only does it mark the beginning of a new decade in his life but it will usher in an essential change. A great deal is achievable this year and making the most of his strengths and opportunities. Fire Goat can do very well and lay the groundwork for future success.
Throughout the year of the Fire Goat will be aided and encouraged by others, despite the fact that to benefit fully, he needs to be forthcoming. This is not any time for him to nurture hopes but keep them to himself. If he talks over his ideas and plans with those around him, he can obtain valuable assistance. Fire Goat does a lot for others and this year he should let others do a lot for him.
Domestically, this is a unique year, especially as the Fire Goat’s loved ones will be desirous to commemorate his fiftieth birthday and possibly spring some carefully thought-out surprises. The affection showed he can mean a lot to the Fire Goat and the surprises can add excitement to his year. Assorted Fire Goats will also have the opportunity to respond to up with some people they do not often see, and they will appreciate this.
The Rooster year is also likely to see quite a few pleasing developments in the Fire Goat’s home, with numerous family successes to celebrate. Also, as definite relations confront key moments, perhaps interviews, exams or personal decisions, Fire Goat’s empathy will be particularly valued. He is under a talent for understanding others and bringing out the best in them, and this will be evident several times during the year. May, July and August in particular could see some family highlights, including some travel possibilities.
The Rooster year will also see considerable everyday activity, with the Fire Goat affordable to improve the décor of certain rooms and update equipment. Little Fire Goats will move this year as well. The Rooster year encourages action and will see the fulfilment of quite a limited Fire Goat hope.
With his numerous contacts, the Fire Goat will have a nice mix of things to do socially and Fire Goats who are alone should go out and make the most of what is available. This can add one further dimension to their lifestyle and in many cases result in new friendships and romance. March, July, September and December could see the most societal activity.
With his enquiring nature, the Fire Goat has a satisfactory range of interests and different ones could attract him this year. Assorted Fire Goats will be on inspired form and will try something different or set themselves a distinct challenge for their fiftieth year. Again, family and friends can be encouraging, and Fire Goats who enjoy creative pursuits could find that any work they put forward is expressed. Dismiss Goats with writing aspirations in particular, take note.
Regardless of the fact that the Fire Goat generally keeps himself active, he may aim to introduce more exercise into his lifestyle over the year as well as improve the quality of his diet. With advice and persistence, he will notice the benefits.
At work, the Rooster year can give rise to some significant advances which may catch the Fire Goat by surprise. Unanticipated worker movements can open up promotion possibilities and he may have the chance to take on a more specialist role. Admittedly, this will bring additional pressures as well, especially as the Fire Goat accustoms himself to what is required, but he will relish the opportunity to make more of actual strengths. This can be a demanding but fulfilling year.
The majority of Fire Goats will make significant headway with their present employer, but some will feel their fiftieth year is a period for fresh challenges. For these Fire Goats, and those seeking work, it would be worth talking to employment experts, friends and other contacts, as these could alert them to an ideal opening or a type of work worth investigating. This is a year to open the door to the possibility. In many cases, these Fire Goats will succeed in gaining the change (and incentive) they need. Events can work in fortuitous approaches this year, and while possibilities can arise at almost any time, February, April and September to early November could be key months.
There will also be some Fire Goats who, sharpened to make more of their superior knowledge, are tempted by the idea of self-employment. These Fire Goats, too, may well feel their fiftieth year is an ideal one in which to proceed. By seeking professional advice and being meticulous in setting up their undertaking, they can make significant headway. Work-wise, the Rooster year is one of the enchanting possibilities.
Financially, despite the fact that the Fire Goat will enjoy moments of luck this year and receive what could be generous gifts from others, this is a period of vigilance. Costly purchases have to be carefully considered and forms, policies and financial correspondence attended to thoroughly and promptly. Lapses and delays could be to the Fire Goat’s weakness. He should be wary of making too many spontaneous purchases. Costs could mount up and curtail other activities later on. Fire Goats, take note and be disciplined.
Overall, though, the Year of the Rooster is a delicate one for the Fire Goat. There will be special times with loved ones to look forward to and pleasing headway at work. Fire Goat will be greatly encouraged by those around him and their support can lead to innovative possibilities opening up. He has much in his favour this year but needs to put himself forward and make the best use of his opportunities. If he does so, he can make this a constructive and satisfying year.
Tip for the Year
Value your relations with others. With their help, so much can become feasible this year. Also, follow through your ideas. With purpose and beneficial use of your skills, you can enjoy some excellent results and further your position.
The Earth Goat
As the Rooster year starts, the Earth Goat may well be thinking about the months ahead, specifically to the plans he would wish to get underway. And with effort, a great many can be performed. Rooster years to reward planning and provide suitable opportunities for the earnest and willing.
For Earth Goats who are dissatisfied with their situation or have had a renewed disappointment, this year can mark a turning point. However, to help the process, these Earth Goats would do well to concentrate on the present and immediate future rather than feel fettered by what has gone before. With resolve, they can change their outlook and make the best use of innovative opportunities that will enter their life this year. The significance of the Rooster year should not be underestimated.
Virtually all areas of the Earth Goat’s life will see strategic developments, and in view of the often considerable implications. It is vital that he talks this over with his family and those with relevant knowledge. With appropriate support, decisions can be done easier and uncertainties reduced. Throughout the year the Earth Goat should remember he is not alone and actively involve others in his thinking.
Over the year, his work in particular could see considerable volatility. Changes in his industry, the updating of procedures and the implementation of new initiatives can all impact on his role. Some weeks could be particularly demanding, but by concentrating on what has to be done and adapting to the changes (rather than resisting them), the Earth Goat could be offered supplementary responsibilities and in the process enhance his prospects for the future. In some instances, what he is offered now could be a stepping stone to something greater.
While many Earth Goats will further their career with their current employer this year, for those who feel their prospects can be bettered by a move elsewhere, as well as those seeking work, the Rooster year can again be an important juncture. Obtaining a unique position will require time, but by keeping alert for openings and considering other ways in which they could adapt their skills. Sundry of these Earth Goats will secure the chance to establish themselves in a different role. Again, what occurs now can be successfully built on in the future. February, April, September and October could see encouraging advances.
All Earth Goats can also help their situation by being an active and visible presence in their workplace. This will do a lot to help their standing and prospects.
As a result of development at work, many Earth Goats will improve their income this year, but money matters need careful handling. With large purchases and some repair costs likely, as well as workable deposits and all his customary activities, the Earth Goat’s outgoings will be considerable. This is a year for discipline and good financial management. Earth Goat should also be through when dealing with paperwork and keep documents safe and policies up-to-date. Lapses and losses could inconvenience him. Earth Goats, take note.
Earth Goat is blessed with an enquiring mind and during the year he will be desirous to promote certain interests. Unusual ideas or equipment (or software) will inspire him and invite him to do more. Creative pursuits are well accepted and superfluous people could encourage the Earth Goat to make more of his talents. Some Earth Goats could find joining a course or local group opening up further possibilities as well. Time spent furthering his own interests can bring to the Earth Goat immense pleasure this year as well as do him much personal good. With his often hectic lifestyle, he can benefit from some ‘me time’.
Travel, too, will appeal, with short breaks away being particularly appreciated. Some Earth Goats may also be tempted by events to do with their interests, including musical and sporting occasions. If they follow up on their ideas, they can enjoy some lively times.
Earth Goat’s conjugal life will also keep him busy. In addition to plans and improvements, he is earnest to carry out. He will go a long way towards assist others. If he is a parent, his children could need some help with their education as well as support during exam times. Earth Goats who have finer relations could also advise on certain decisions and undertakings. In all cases, the Earth Goat’s thoughtfulness and input will be valued and he could play an influential part in the lives of those dear to him over the year. In view of his many commitments, it is important that he sets aside time to spend with others and encourages shared activities. His ideas can lead to some bizarre times. The summer could be particularly buoyant and gratifying.
With the pressure on his time and resources, the Earth Goat will be more selective in his socializing this year, but while he may not actually meet certain friends as often as before, he will often be grateful for the advice they give on certain decisions (especially work-related) that he has to take. In turn, he will help someone close on what could be a tricky personal matter.
Unattached Earth Goats and those who have had recent personal difficulties will find that advances at work and the peculiar interests they pursue will often bring them into contact with unfamiliar people, some of whom will become good friends. In some instances, significant romance will beckon. March, July, September and December could be motivating and rewarding months for meeting others.
The Earth Goat’s qualities and personal strengths can reward him well in the Rooster year. In both his work and interests, he will be given the opportunity to improve his knowledge and skills. These are constructive and instructive times. Much that is achieved now can also be the prelude to future success. On a subjective level, the Earth Goat will find himself giving valued assistance to family members as well as enjoying times spent together. Overall, this will be an active and pleasing year for him, regardless of the fact that to ensure that the most of it he needs to seize his opportunities. With commitment and resolve, so much only is possible.
Tip for the Year
Strengthen your skills and strengths. What you do now cannot only help your present situation but also provide you with an important platform to build on.