8 Five of Pentacles Tarot Meanings: Love, Outcomes, Feelings & More!

The meaning of the Five of Pentacles Tarot card is ‘poverty.’ Historically, partnerships was the Five of Pentacles love Tarot meaning. If you have received this card and your question is related to money, work, or business, you’re in trouble; in these cases, I would read this card as a bad omen predicting loss.

Five of Pentacles General Tarot Meaning

For monetary readings, there will be a great loss of money, sometimes to the point of bankruptcy. If you’re not money savvy, you should speak to someone who can help you with your affairs; otherwise, all will be lost.

Five of Pentacles Tarot love and relationships

Five of Pentacles – My Thoughts

“The Five of Pentacles can represent a lack of money – it can also symbolise loss. However, in historical times the Five of Pentacles was good for love.” – Lisa

In health Tarot readings, the Five of Pentacles is also not good. As indicated by the Rider-Waite Tarot design, this card can predict both injuries and illnesses. Take care of your health and look after yourself.

For love Tarot readings, the Five of Pentacles can have a positive meaning. Pre-Rider-Waite, the Five of Coins/Pentacles was said by readers to be the card of affection and good relationships. Therefore, in some cases, the Five of Pentacles can be read positively for love unless you’re arguing with your lover over a financial predicament.

Five of Pentacles Love Tarot Meaning

As previously stated, historically, the Five of Pentacles had a positive meaning in love Tarot readings. In a lot of cases, I feel that this card can predict a couple who are working together to make their relationship work despite having a lot of other issues with money and business.  

However, if you and your lover have had financial problems or been arguing about money, the Five of Pentacles in your relationship reading can predict that this stress and tension are interfering in your partnership. 

If you want to go deeper into love Tarot meanings, be sure to check out my Love Tarot Meanings e-book. 

Five of Pentacles Feelings Tarot Meaning

Are you wondering what someone is feeling about you? The Five of Pentacles means that this person is more focused on their work, education, or financial situation than they are on you. I advise giving them the space they need. 

Five of Pentacles Career & Business Tarot Meaning

The Five of Pentacles is a very bad financial omen predicting devastation and even poverty. In a career Tarot reading, the Five of Pentacles predicts the loss of a job or business. Tremendous amounts of effort will be needed to salvage your money (if there’s even anything left worth saving.)

If you’re planning to execute a project, the Five of Pentacles is a red flag. You should not go there. Pick another course of action, because the road you’re on now leads to nothing but misery.

Five of Pentacles Future Tarot Meaning

When it appears in a future or outcome position, the Five of Pentacles can predict financial issues in the future. Be mindful of how much money you’re spending. Your Tarot cards want you to save, not splurge. 

Sometimes, the Five of Pentacles can serve as a warning that someone close to you will be pouring all of their time, effort, and money into everything other than you. If they’re already doing this, they will continue to do so in the future. 

Yes or No with the Five of Pentacles

General – The Five of Pentacles is usually a no. 

Do they like me? – They may like you, but they are focused on the failure of their career, money, or education just now. 

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Am I pregnant? – If pregnancy would place a huge financial burden on you, then there’s a possibility you’re pregnant. If not, then no, you’re not pregnant. 

Is this relationship going to last? – Your relationship may last, but if you’re not your lover’s priority now, things will not improve in the future. Marriage does not seem likely. 

Does the future of this look promising? – No, the future does not look promising. 

Am I going to reconcile with my ex? – The Five of Pentacles is not a card that’s often associated with reconciliations or lovers coming back. 

Five of Pentacles as a Negative, Weakness, or Obstacle

When the Five of Pentacles appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, this can mean that you will experience poverty, financial devastation, and even bankruptcy. Be careful, as you may lose your job or home. 

In some cases, the Five of Pentacles can predict illness, disease, and injury. You should be careful and be sure to remain mindful of what you’re doing. Double-check that you have health insurance!

As indicated previously, the Five of Pentacles can sometimes mean that people who you love are not thinking about you because they’re dealing with their own financial hardships. 

Five of Pentacles as a Positive, Strength, or Advantage

When it appears in a Tarot spread that represents positives, strengths, or advantages, the Five of Pentacles can mean that you and your lover will be in negative situations, but will be in them together. You will remain loyal to each other regardless of financial pressure. 

In career readings, the Five of Pentacles will appear as a positive when a financial disaster is a blessing in disguise. Sometimes, people can make mistakes when they have the financial means to do so. A painful event will lead to bigger and better things.

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