Category Archives: Personal Blog

Anything that I encountered on my way.

My First Month in Stock Market

I started my first two weeks in stock market with so much hype, then I bought more that bring stress and sold and bought again bringing frustrations. However, there is no failure as I’ve learn so much from this experience. … Continue reading

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RubyMine 2018 theme is too flat, how to bring back the old theme?

So if you just installed the latest RubyMine for 2018 and installed the Material UI plugin, the whole RubyMine interface will use the Material design for the UI which means, everything is flat. If you don’t like it and prefer … Continue reading

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Cannot Edit SOA for SSN PRN?

Have you tried using SSS PRN PRN (Payment Reference Number) utility but unable to edit it for the current period? Did you get the “Web page blocked” error when trying to edit your SOA (Statement of Account) to change the … Continue reading

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1Password button not working on Firefox

It’s been 2 weeks now my 1Password extension is not working on Firefox. The button is not clickable even after upgrading to the latest Firefox version. After asking help from 1Password on Twitter, it turns out that the fix is … Continue reading

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Re: Backup Internet

Being a web developer who works at home, would you believe that I survived working for more than one year with just one internet connection? It was just fine until issues arise from my main internet provider. Today, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Beware of using VPN when transacting with Paypal

I just got my account put under review due to alleged suspicious activities on my Paypal account. I’m always using PrivateInternetAccess VPN with a US IP for the purpose of security and most importantly, to have a stable connection! It … Continue reading

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Pag-IBIG contributions – paying through payment centers?

Few days ago, I was thinking of paying my Pag-IBIG monthly contributions via third party payment centers. However, I’m hesitant to try. Today, I made up my mind and went to Pag-IBIG office to pay and at the same time, … Continue reading

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Pag-IBIG – Homebased – Change status from employed to individual payor

It turn’s out that it is not too hard to change your Pag-IBIG membership status from being employed to voluntary paying member. It only took me less than an hour to file the change of my status. Here is the … Continue reading

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Installing KeePass on Slackware Linux

Due to the recent data breach incident at LastPass, I immediately look for alternative offline password managers. KeePass seems to be a good alternative. With Slackware 14.1_64, I installed it with some minor issues that are resolved with just few … Continue reading

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Homebased – PhilHealth – change status from employed to voluntary

For homebased worker like me, we usually pay our government obligations ourselves. In my case, I have just continued my PhilHealth contributions by paying voluntarily under the category of “Informal Economy/Informal Sector”. Sounds weird but that is how they qualify … Continue reading

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