When Mars, the red planet, is located in the second house of a natal chart, its impact mostly affects the life areas that are connected to money and possessions. Mars might be considered a malefic, and indeed functions like that when weak by placement in a sign or adversely aspected; yet if it is strong by position and well-aspected can bring a lot of wealth to the native- through hard work and a lot of effort of course. Such people are usually overly materialistic, measuring their own success and self-confidence by their belongings. Mars is one of the most impulsive planets and gets irritated when pressured. The individuals that have their Mars placed in the second house prefer to have their own business and actively create their money.
This planet in 2nd House indicates an action and a way of acting centered above all on a material and financial ambition. According to the sign of Mars we can explain how the person acts in this axis. So of course this way of acting will be felt both in the way of earning money and in that of spending it.
Depending on the aspects to Mars, behavior in this area will be modified: the good aspects of Pluto will give positive combativeness and the ability to straighten out situations, those of Neptune will give generosity, those of Uranus skill and opportunism, those of Saturn realism and a sense of management, those of Jupiter a certain luck, those of Venus a balance with desires, those of Mercury skill and practicality, those of the Moon, the ability to materialize what is imagined, those of the Sun of dynamism and creativity.
The negative aspects of Pluto could create rivalries and oppositions, those of Neptune too much generosity or a lack of stability, those of Uranus the risk of impulsive decisions, those of Saturn a lack of adaptation, those of Jupiter a way to act excessively, those of Venus a tendency to act on impulses, those of Mercury a lack of practical sense, those of the Moon a lack of adaptation, those of the Sun a lack of control in the way of acting and a risk of tension and opposition.
As always, it is necessary to synthesize the aspects to Mars taking into account the sign of Mars and that of the 2nd House which is the backdrop of how this area is experienced.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.