• Cassaundra Bayot

2020: The Year of the Golden Rat

Updated: Sep 21


It's no surprise that a new year is upon us but did you know that 2020 is the year of the Rat? Well, it is and for this sign, it means that prosperity and good fortune is in store for the signs of the zodiac! In the Chinese zodiac, the rat is yang and it represents a new day. You can figure out your zodiac by looking at the year you were born in. Those born on the year of the Rat are energetic, optimistic, and very likable. They are sensitive to others’ emotions and kind. They are also financially savvy and love to save. What does the new year mean for the rest of the signs? Keep reading and find out.

Rat: Born in 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 or 2020

While most signs have an unlucky year during their year, the Rat comes out quite lucky. 2020 is your year in education, career, and prosperity! You will thrive in your career and make big moves that will be rewarded. Be careful as it might lead to health issues and relationship struggles. Also, try to be mindful of what you are eating and how you are taking care of yourself. Health is a strong downfall this year for the Rat. For this year, focus on putting more work into your relationships so it will remain loving and open. This year will not be the easiest for the Rat, but it has many opportunities to turn it around.


Ox: Born in 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 or 2021

With its compatibility with the Rat, the Ox will have a blessed year filled with advances. Overall, it will be a great year for the Ox in career, education, and health. However, relationships will be a troubling issue for the Ox. Be aware of the kind of conversations are you having. Having open communication filled with honesty will be the best bet for an Ox to have strong relationships this year.


Tiger: Born in 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 or 2022

For Tigers, focusing on career and education will reap many benefits this year. Being humble in success is also very important. It can be very easy for Tigers to let it get to their heads. While that aspect might be lucky, health and relationships will be difficult for a Tiger. Be sure to keep your energy high and your diet full of nutrients. As the Tiger is pushing themselves in their career, the quick pace might drain them out mentally. Taking the time to take care of yourself can help prevent burnout and introduce more ways to relax. As for relationships this year, be more aware of your partner’s needs and listen to them when voicing out an issue. For those single, this year is well focused on only you. Enjoy casual dates and have fun in the process!


Rabbit: Born in 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 or 2023

The Rabbit has had a lucky year in 2019 and this year will prove to be the same momentum. Love will be easy for you this year as you will find love in all corners. If you are in a relationship, be wary of sending the wrong sign to others; you do not want to come off flirtatious. Work-wise, getting to know your colleagues will reap many benefits. You may find yourself with a mentor to help you in your career. This year, it is recommended that the Rabbit finds something that grounds them as negative thoughts and self-esteem is an issue for this sign. Overall the year will be lucky for the Rabbit, especially if they are focusing on their mental health.


Dragon: Born in 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012 or 2024

2020 is a big year for the Dragon in terms of career! Success will be yours for the taking as the Dragon is the most compatible with the Rat. However, pushing yourself in work may cause your relationships to suffer. If you are single, it is best to remain single as you are solely focused on yourself. This is a good year to be self-centered. For those with partners, putting time and effort will be the key to your relationship. A little extra attention will be rewarded. If you push yourself too hardworking, you may end up sick. Rather than push through like usual, tend to your illness so you may heal properly. Overall, the Dragon will have a very lucky year, enjoy it!


Snake: Born in 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013 or 2025

The Snake will not have an unlucky year but it will not be the best. It will be a quiet year with a few good fortunes to celebrate. Relationships will blossom if the Snake can open up to their partner. For those single, learning to love and understand yourself will be a powerful tool this year. Get to know anyone you meet this year really well before jumping into anything too serious. As for career, small goals will be achieved and obtaining a mentor will help address any issues that may come up this year. 2020 is a good year for the Snake to focus on themselves and lay low.


Horse: Born in 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014 or 2026

The least compatible sign with the Rat, the Horse might have a very unlucky year. Horses are very easily angered therefore it is best that they keep level-headed in the workplace. Keep your emotions on the low and be a team player to increase your luck in your career. While it is predicted for an unlucky year, the Horse is one of the few signs that can turn their luck around. By keeping friends and family close and performing acts of good deeds, the Horse can change their luck and live a beneficial life!


Goat: Born in 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015 or 2027

Perseverance will be key this year. While career will be the only lucky aspect of life, Goats will have this year so take full advantage of it! Career advances will be the most favorable for this sign. As for health and relationships, it is all about maintenance. Taking care of yourself and being mindful of any aches and pains will be crucial. In your relationships, focus on friendships. Blossom those relationships to create a powerful connection. For those who have a partner, be a little creative on how you spend time with them. A little creativity can go a long way! Spice it up! The Goat can really change their luck with a little positivity this year.


Monkey: Born in 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016 or 2028

This year will be a balanced year for the Monkey as long as they are balanced. They are intelligent and that can lead to many opportunities for them. However, irritability and stubbornness can cause some trouble. It is important to be aware of your mental and emotional health. With their temper, it is easy for them to get off-balanced. Practicing grounding hobbies will help. Single and those with partners will have a happy year. Try living a peaceful and balanced life and this year will prove to be lucky.


Rooster: Born in 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017 or 2029

In all aspects of the Rooster, it is shown to be a good year full of growth. Relationships will be stronger if they pay extra attention to their partners and those single will meet many people throughout the year! For careers, they will make smart decisions and will be rewarded. However, Roosters must be careful as their emotions are explosive. If not paying attention, it may cause some issues with colleagues and leave them feeling unbalanced emotionally. Practice meditation to calm your mind and rest your emotions.


Dog: Born in 1994, 2006, 2018 or 2030

The Rat will bring growth for the dog this year. Career-wise, it is best to think about all the opportunities presented to the Dog. Do not make decisions without giving a lot of thought into it. Luck is on Dog’s side for health this year as any illness will be overcome. Relationships will be filled with love and peace. For those who are single, embrace your friendships! There may be love in them. For those who have a partner, take extra attention to them. 2020 will be a good year for this sign!


Pig: Born in 1995, 2007, 2019 or 2031

As it is common for one’s zodiac year to bring bad luck, the Pig can be happy to see a better year! With a lot of dedication and hard work, the year will bring much success. Be careful of your stress levels and remember to give yourself a break to reset. As for health, it is best that the Pig remain active to keep energy levels and emotions high. 2020 will bring the most luck in love for the Pig compared to all the other signs. Passion is the theme of the year for you! Whether you are single or in a relationship, love is all around. Those in a partnership will indulge themselves in their partners and those who are single will enjoy their dating life. The year is already looking up for this sign!

Here at Uproar, we love horoscopes so it was only fitting we give you your Chinese Zodiac. The Year of the Rat is known to be of good fortune for all the signs therefore we wish you the best so you can level up in all you do this year. Happy Chinese New Year!

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