When a native has planet Mercury placed in the second house, his intellect is a great tool for any kind of financial enterprise. Their mind is structured in such a way that they simply know how to make money, and can easily find windows in the system to grab and get some. Usually, this ability is developed through reading a lot; such individuals will spend a lot of time and money on books, software, tutorials, and education. They are able to thoroughly analyze the data they receive and are excellent in anything that has to do with numbers. They can become great accountants; if Mercury is afflicted, then there are possibilities of them using their powers in a mischievous way.
This planet in House 2 indicates first of all that the intellectual faculties are put in priority at the service of this sector of achievements, finances, material, etc… Generally this gives aptitudes to manage, negotiate, discuss, at this level. On the other hand, it is an area that can monopolize the mind sometimes too much.
Depending on the aspects, the aptitudes in this area will be different: the good aspects of Pluto show a strategic sense and an ability to understand easily, those of Neptune of inspiration, those of Uranus of practical and original ideas, those of Saturn of organization and management, those of Jupiter know-how and business acumen, those of Mars practical sense, those of Venus the facility to talk about it and convince, those of the Moon adaptation.
The negative aspects of Pluto will indicate a tendency to worry and psychological stress in this area, those of Neptune a lack of realism, those of Uranus a tendency to decisions too quickly, those of Saturn a lack of reflection or adaptation , those of Jupiter errors of judgement, those of Mars impulsive decisions, those of the Moon a lack of sense of synthesis.
As always, it is necessary to make the synthesis of the aspects to Mercury taking into account the sign of Mercury and that of the house 2 which is the backdrop of the way in which this domain is lived.
When Mercury is in the 2nd house, you may be using your wits, knowledge, and versatility primarily to make money. At least you like to talk about money and think about it a lot.
In fact, you can make money communicating your ideas to others—both verbally and in writing. You certainly know a lot about finances, but you still spend your money just as quickly as you earned it.
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.