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Navigating Short-Term Health Insurance: A Vital Shield for Today’s Uncertainties

Navigating Short-Term Health Insurance: A Vital Shield for Today’s Uncertainties

NWA residents often find themselves at the crossroads of choosing the right insurance coverage. One option gaining prominence is Short-Term Health Insurance, a flexible solution catering to the immediate health needs of individuals. Short-Term Health Insurance is designed to bridge the gaps in coverage for individuals facing transitions or uncertainties.

The Importance of Personal Umbrella Insurance Coverage

Protect Your Future with Bittle Armstrong InsuranceIn the realm of insurance where a variety of policies vie for your attention, personal umbrella insurance often remains overlooked. However, its importance cannot be overstated. Personal umbrella insurance, often...

The Importance of Disability Insurance for Business Owners

Protect Your Future with Bittle Armstrong Insurance Accidents and unexpected illnesses can strike at any time, leaving individuals unable to work and earn a living. In such situations, having a safety net becomes crucial. Disability insurance is a type of insurance...

Do You Rent to College Students? Let’s Talk About Rental Property Insurance

Owning a rental property can be a lucrative investment, providing a steady income stream and long-term asset growth. However, being a landlord also comes with its fair share of risks and responsibilities. One essential aspect of safeguarding your rental property and your financial future is securing the right insurance coverage.

What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance?

Builder's risk insurance is a type of property insurance that provides coverage for damage or loss during the construction or renovation of a building. This type of insurance policy typically covers the costs of repairing or replacing materials, equipment, and...

Springtime in Arkansas Means It’s Tornado Season

As the spring season approaches, so does the threat of tornadoes. With these natural disasters come devastating winds, heavy rains, and damange from falling trees and limbs. Unfortunately, tornadoes can strike without warning, and the damage can be catastrophic. This...

Business Insurance for Today’s Digital Age

Business insurance is an essential component of any successful company. It is designed to protect a business from a variety of risks, including those related to property damage, liability, and employee injuries. However, in today's digital age, there is another risk...

What is Key Person Insurance?

Key person insurance is a type of life insurance that provides financial protection to a business in the event of the death or disability of a key employee. This type of insurance is designed to help businesses mitigate the financial impact of losing a key employee...

Between Jobs? Short Term Health Insurance is Vital

Short-term health insurance is a type of insurance that provides coverage for a limited period of time, typically between one and twelve months. It is an important option for people who are between jobs and need coverage during the transition period. Many people who...

How to Help Prevent Heat Stroke

Did you know that extreme heat has killed more people in recent years than all other natural disasters combined?1 Between 1999 and 2009, there were an average of 658 heat-related deaths per year in the United States.2 While warmer weather means more outdoor...

Simply Smart Devices for DIY Security

After I had house guests who locked themselves out and then climbed in through the window, I bought myself a smart lock — and an old-fashioned bolt for the window. A smart lock is a simple introduction to do-it-yourself, or DIY, security. Installing and using one...

How to Adjust Car Mirrors to Prevent Blind Spots

Today’s vehicles are equipped with lots of technology to help keep drivers safe. That includes backup cameras, side-view video feeds and lane-assist alerts. But all that technological support can mean that some drivers rely too heavily on technology instead of their...

Test Your Sun Safety Knowledge Before Heading Out This Summer

For all the known science on sun safety and skin protection, it’s unfortunate that so many myths persist. Maybe it’s time to bust them. After all, your health is at stake. Not only can sun damage lead to sun spots, wrinkles and other changes in your appearance, but...

Have You Updated Your Home Inventory?

Are you dreaming of a splurge or two, like a shiny piece of jewelry or a gigantic TV? You’re in good company. More than 50% of U.S. consumers expect to spend extra on themselves in 2021, according to an analysis by McKinsey & Co. And of those looking to treat...

Bo Bittle Featured on Cybersecurity Panel

Cyber crime is the fastest growing type of crime in the world, but most attacks are not covered by standard property or crime insurance policies. Phishing scams, identity theft, and telephone hacking are all crimes that traditional insurance policies do not address. Cyber insurance can provide comprehensive crime cover for a wide range of electronic perils that are increasingly threatening the financial resources of today’s venture capital firms.

Navigating Your Business Through Covd-19

Opening up your business to operate during COVID-19 takes careful steps to improve the safety of your employees, your customers and your business. The Travelers Insurance Risk Control team guides our business customers to better manage risk. The independent agents at Bittle Armstrong have made that expertise available to help you as you manage your business today.

5 Reasons Life Insurance is a Good for You

We get it: No one wants to think about death—for us or the ones we love. And a lot of people equate life insurance with death. And while it IS there if the worst were to happen, it can also do so many other things, and doesn’t have to break your budget while doing it. Check out these great reasons to consider life insurance…

8 smart steps for buying life insurance

8 Smart Steps for Buying Life Insurance Life insurance can form a vital part of your family’s financial stability and well-being but, if you’re like most people, you may find the thought of shopping for the right type of coverage a little daunting. Fortunately, these...

Fire Cooking Safety Tips

Cooking is a common cause of home structure fires and home fire-related injuries. Whether preparing for a family dinner or making a quick snack, practicing safe cooking behaviors can help keep you and your family safe. Never leave your range or cooktop unattended...

11 Steps to Help Protect Your Business from Cyber Extortion

When a technology company was hit by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack by a hacker who had gained control of one of its critical control panels, it was asked to be paid in exchange for returning control to its operations. The company chose not to comply...

5 Types of Cyber Criminals and How to Protect Against Them

Understanding the types of cyber criminals and their techniques can help protect your organization from a data breach. Here are some common threats and steps a business can take. #1 The Social Engineer Cyber criminals pretending to be someone else can trick...

Five Tips to Avoid a Coronavirus Scam

Five Tips to Avoid a Coronavirus Scam Scammers and shady businesses are actively taking advantage of the confusion and worry surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Follow these five simple tips to avoid being taken advantage of. Report Suspected Scams If you become the...

11 Camping Safety Tips

Whether you're headed out for just one night or for a week-long adventure, safety should always come first when you're in the outdoors. Here are some valuable camping safety tips every outdoor enthusiast should keep top of mind. Bring a First Aid Kit A basic first aid...

10 Quick and Easy Tips to Prepare for the Upcoming Storm Season

10 quick and easy home tips you can use to prepare for the upcoming storm seasonPreparation before severe storms can make a huge difference in not only reducing storm damage but also the stress on you and your family. By implementing these simple home tips, you may be...

Covid 19 Statement

March 19, 2020 COVID-19 STATEMENT During this confusing time, we wanted to let you know that Bittle Armstrong Insurance is OPEN for business. Why are we still open for business? The nature of our work allows us to conduct business via email and phone. In fact, most of...

Five Reasons You Need Cyber Insurance if You Have E-commerce

5 Reasons Why E-Commerce Needs Cyber Insurance 1: NOTIFICATION & FORENSIC COSTS Accepting credit cards is the norm of any e-commerce business. Hundreds or even thousands of customers may be swiping their cards via your company’s website on a daily basis. When this...

How to create a home inventory

A list of your belongings will make filing an insurance claim much easier In the event of a fire or other disaster, would you be able to remember all your possessions? Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify...

The Top 100 Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit Verdicts

The right insurance can protect your company from potentially devastating lawsuit verdicts.Bittle Armstrong Insurance and Travelers Insurance are dedicated to protecting clients against big, unexpected events that can have potentially devastating...

Help your teenager become a responsible driver

Travelers and Bittle Armstrong Insurance cares about you and your family. With a new teenage driver in the household, we would like you to consider some important facts so that you can help your teenager become a safe driver.   Young Drivers: The Statistics In...

For Homeowners: Should I Move Myself or Hire a Mover?

If you’re planning to move, you might be weighing the pros and cons of moving yourself versus hiring a moving company. While cost is one consideration, your decision will likely depend on a number of factors, including how far you’re moving, how flexible...

Car Insurance Buying Guide

Via Consumer Reports In our recent survey of ConsumerReports.org subscribers, only one in four car insurance policyholders said they had shopped around for a better deal in the previous year. Periodically checking your options is a good way to save. But there are...

CyberSecurity Tops Current Liability Risks

Via InsuranceJournal.com Cybersecurity is the top directors and officers (D&O) liability concern for organizations today, while claims brought by employees, including claims for harassment or discrimination, and regulatory enforcement risks are also critical...

Facebook Hit By Report of Widening Data-Sharing Probe

At Armstrong-Hailey Insurance, we care about our customers' safety and well-being. This includes your online safety and privacy. For this reason, we'd like to share this article which might affect many of us. Via FoxBusinessNews.com Facebook reacted to a...

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NWA is Growing! So Too is the Need for Builder’s Risk Insurance

NWA is Growing! So Too is the Need for Builder’s Risk Insurance

Protect Your Future with Bittle Armstrong InsuranceWhen embarking on a construction project, whether it's a new home, commercial building, or renovation, there are numerous risks involved that can potentially lead to financial setbacks and unexpected expenses. That's...

The Importance of Homeowner Insurance Coverage for NWA Homeowners

The Importance of Homeowner Insurance Coverage for NWA Homeowners

Protect Your Future with Bittle Armstrong InsuranceHaving a safety net to protect your most significant investment—your home—is paramount. Homeownership comes with a sense of security and stability, but it also comes with responsibilities. One of the most critical...

The Importance of Personal Umbrella Insurance Coverage

The Importance of Personal Umbrella Insurance Coverage

Protect Your Future with Bittle Armstrong InsuranceIn the realm of insurance where a variety of policies vie for your attention, personal umbrella insurance often remains overlooked. However, its importance cannot be overstated. Personal umbrella insurance, often...