Horoscopes for Sept. 27, 2016

Birthdays: Avril Lavigne, 32; Gwyneth Paltrow, 44; Tamara Taylor, 46; Meat Loaf, 69.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep on top of the job you are given and do the best you can. Persistence will pay off if you lay low and stay focused.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Business meetings, educational pursuits or socializing with people who motivate you will all help you get ahead.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Trouble is brewing. Stick to the truth and get to the bottom of any problem you face. Someone will be less than accommodating and might expect something for next to nothing.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can gain wisdom by learning about different cultures, traditions and lifestyles.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take initiative and make the changes that bring you joy. Get out with friends or attend a function that will help you discover new things.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Accept the inevitable and keep moving forward. Don’t waste time or pretend to agree with someone when you don’t.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll learn from the people you have helped in the past. Discipline will enable you to maintain a sense of accomplishment.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You need a pick-me-up. A change at home or a shopping spree will motivate you to take on a challenge that will help you advance.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Concentrate on where you want to be and what you want to do. Communicate with experienced individuals and make arrangements that suit your current needs.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): An incident while traveling or dealing with institutions will develop if you try to take on too much. Contain your temper.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Suggestions that will alter the way you look should be considered carefully. You are better off protecting your assets and liabilities before you shake things up in your professional world.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An original approach to work and the way you handle others will put you in a good position for advancement. Romance is on the rise, and making plans with someone special will lead to a positive change.