8th House Sagittarius: 5 Ways It Can Affect You

8th House Sagittarius

When Sagittarius is in your 8th House, you are likely to experience financial growth throughout your life. You may have a lot of fears and insecurities, but you always manage to overcome them with a positive mindset and desire for growth and improvement.

To understand what it means when a sign lands in a house on your natal chart, you need to look at the meaning of the house, meaning of the sign, and how they interact:

  • The 8th House represents fears, the things in our life we have no control over, shared assets, investments, loans, debt. It also represents our sexuality, the person we are in our private life, who we are in secret.
  • Sagittariusis a mutable fire sign. It brings open-mindedness, luck and knowledge.
  • When Sagittarius is in the 8th House, you are good at making financial decisions. You are likely to use any negative experiences as motivation for the future and you may view them as a valuable lesson.

Note that the placement of signs in your house is just one facet of your natal chart. Other elements of your natal chart can overpower or contradict with the below points. To get an accurate reading, get a holistic reading of your full natal chart from an astrologer.

What Does it Mean when Sagittarius is in the 8thHouse?

8th House Meaning

The 8th house tells us about our finances – especially ones we share with other people. It represents shared assets with a partner and inheritance.

It represents our investments – what we put our money into, how we deal with money. It can show loans and debt, it can show financial struggles or gains.

We learn a lot about our intimate relationships. How we deal with intimacy, how easily we allow other people in our life and close to ourselves. It shows the hidden or secretive side of us.

The 8th House is also connected to the things we keep private in our life, the things we have a hard time talking about in front of others people. It shows the things we view as taboo or danger.

The house is connected to regeneration – the personal transformation we go through in our life.

Sagittarius Traits

As a mutable fire sign, Sagittarius brings us a strong desire for adventure and a naturally curious mind.

Sagittarius always seeks to experience everything in life. They are a traveler, an explorer and are drawn to anything that allows them to leave their comfort zone and try new things.

Sagittarius as a fire sign seeks passion and excitement in life.

As a mutable sign, they easily adapt to new things. They may share a passion for travelling and different cultures. They may be easily influenced by all of the knowledge they gather throughout their life. They may carry wisdom that is beyond their age.

Sagittarius may attract financial luck throughout their life. They have a very optimistic approach to dealing with money which at times may point to overspending and irrational financial decisions. They manage to deal with their fears and insecurities in a healthy manner and may use any difficult experiences  as a valuable lesson for the future.

8th House Sagittarius: Key Takeaways

1. You are not afraid to face your fears

Sagittarius on the 8th house cusp shows that you have a very optimistic mindset.

The 8th house represents our deepest fears and insecurities and having Sagittarius, the sign ruled by Jupiter in it shows that you always manage to overcome and face your fears with your bold and optimistic approach. 

Even during your most difficult times you always manage to look forward to the good things that may come. You are good at putting yourself together and finding inspiration and strength to face any difficulties you are going through. You are great at moving on and you may view your hardships as a valuable learning experience.

2. You use your failures as a motivation for the future

The 8th house represents change, difficulties and the personal transformation we experience throughout our life.

Sagittarius in the 8th house may show that you are likely to have a very optimistic approach to changes. Even if a decision doesn’t bring you the outcome you desire, you always manage to put yourself together and look forward to the better things that may come.

You use any failures and bad decisions as a learning experience for the future. You have a very mature approach to failure and you may look at it as something that was meant to happen in order for things to get better.

3. You have financial luck

The 8th house represents financial decisions, shared assets and investments.

Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, the planet of luck, growth and abundance, so having Sagittarius on the 8th house cusp shows that you are likely to experience financial luck throughout your life.

Any financial decisions you make are likely to lead to a positive outcome. You are likely to have luck in any investments or financial decisions you make.

Jupiter as a ruled of your 8th house may show that you are likely to experience financial luck from marriage.

4. You lack attachment in intimate relationships

The 8th house is the house that represents our intimate relationships – how we open up to people, how easily we let others into our life.

Sagittarius on the 8th house cusp shows a very easygoing attitude to intimacy and personal relationships. You aren’t very picky of who you let into your life as you always manage to let go of others as quickly as possible if they don’t bring enough value and happiness into your life.

This can be a very positive quality, but it also can show a lack of emotional attachment in intimate relationships. You may have trouble forming a close bond with others as you always seek something greater.

5. You seek improvement and growth

You aren’t afraid of facing your fears and managing your insecurities. This may help you focus on improving any negativity in your life and focusing on abundance. You have an optimistic mind which helps you seek growth and improvement throughout your life.

You always look on the good side of things – even the biggest difficulties aren’t something you focus on for a long time as you know that they can be easily solved. You find your personal power and experience transformation by going out of your comfort zone and exploring anything unfamiliar. Through uncovering a new side of yourself you manage to become more powerful and turn into a stronger version of yourself.


With Sagittarius in the 8th House of your natal chart, you have luck overcoming your fears and insecurities as you are always focused on improvement and personal growth. You are likely to experience financial luck throughout your life, but be wary of making any financial decisions that are not well thought of. Remember that you need to look at the rest of your natal chart to make a better prediciton of your natural personality traits. Other elements on your natal chart may override some of these points (and I’ve tried to note that a few times in this article).