Years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Compatible With: Ox, Dragon, Rabbit
Worst Matches: Horse, Rooster
In 2016: It's a good year to be a Rat. Now that the dark days of 2015 are gone, people born in the Year of the Rat are likely to experience plenty of gains in their careers, finances and relationships. But Rats aren't are likely to be healthy in the Year of the Monkey. Rats should be extra careful to avoid illnesses and are predicted to experience emotional struggles in 2016.
Years: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Compatible With: Rat, Monkey, or Rooster.
Worst Matches: Tiger, Dragon, Horse, or Goat
In 2016: People born in the Year of the Ox are predicted to have good fortune in 2016, but that same luck doesn't look as likely for their health, love lives or careers.
Years: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Compatible With: Dragon, Horse, or Pig
Worst Matches: Ox, Snake, or Monkey
In 2016: Overall, it's a trying year for the Tiger, who will likely experience misfortune with it comes to finances this year.
August will be an especially difficult time for the Tiger, who will also notice career, health and love dips during this time.
Tigers are reminded that there are two sides to every coin and by working to their advantages, like their sense of adventure, they can still find opportunities and success.
Years: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Compatible With: Rat, Goat, Monkey, or Dog
Worst Matches: Rooster or Snake
In 2016: Rabbits will be faced with plenty of ups and downs in 2016.
Rabbits will face career challenges and will see little gains in love and money.
Health-wise, Rabbits will have a strong year but are still reminded to watch what they eat.
Years: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Compatible With: Rat, Tiger or Snake
Worst Matches: Ox, Goat or Dog
In 2016: Those born in the Year of the Dragon are in for luck, but only after encountering some bad luck.
Personal disputes may arise at work for Dragons, but if they keep an open mind, they will maintain their success. Greed may also be the downfall of the Dragon, as they may make bad investments.
Busy dragons are also reminded to aim for balance in their health and relationships, which they are likely to ignore in 2016.
Years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Compatible With: Dragon, Rooster
Worst Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Goat
In 2016: It's smooth sailing for people born in the Year of the Snake when it comes to matters of the heart, health and finances.
Career-wise, some Snakes may be faced with challenges at the beginning of the year, but once surpassed, Snakes will slide through the rest of the year with ease.
Years: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Compatible With: Goat or Tiger
Worst Matches: Rat, Ox, or Rooster
In 2016: People born in the Year of the Horse will trot through 2016 with ease.
The Year of the Monkey brings career confidence and if they monitor bills, they will also persevere financially. Caution is also required for Horses trying to find love, as it may be easy to find a partner, but not as easy to make a relationship grow.
Health-wise, temptations indulged in today may leave them feeling ill down the road.
Years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Compatible With: Rabbit, Horse or Pig
Worst Matches: Ox, Dragon, Snake or Dog
In 2016: Under the Year of the Monkey, Goats will experience successful money-making opportunities, prosperous career achievements, fulfilling relationships and ideal health, though they should still be committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Years: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
Compatible With: Ox or Rabbit
Worst Matches: Tiger or Pig
In 2016: It's the Year of the Monkey, but that doesn't mean it's a lucky one for those born under this animal.
People born in the Year of the Monkey will face difficulty in relationships and health, and should be wary of traffic-related accidents.
On the flip side, Monkeys may experience career and wealth success in 2016.
Years: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Compatible With: Ox or Snake
Worst Matches: Rat, Rabbit, Horse, or Pig
In 2016: The Year of the Monkey brings a mix of good and bad luck to those born in the Year of The Rooster. While career blessings are in the forecast, it is a fickle financial year with potential for loss. But money isn't everything, and fortunately good health and stable relationships are also on track for Roosters.
Years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Compatible With: Rabbit
Worst Matches: Dragon, Goat, Rooster
In 2016: It will be a relatively smooth year for those born in the Year of the Dog. Careers will thrive and money-making ventures will be steady.
People born in the Year of the Dog are susceptible to illness throughout the year, and those who do not rest could suffer from a breakdown.
Dogs looking for love should be cautious in 2016, as the year is full of ups and downs and happiness may soon be followed by sorrow.
Years: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
Compatible With: Goat, Tiger, Rabbit
Worst Matches: Monkey, Snake
In 2016: Those born in the Year of the Pig will face many obstacles this year in the areas of career, finances, health and love. It is not advisable for Pigs to make career changes in 2016. The lowest career months for the Pig will be from July until September.
Pigs who are looking for love will have the best luck in the months of May and October, but should be careful to think of their partners and not themselves during this time.