29 June 2011

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) will report its second quarter earnings after market close on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. A conference call is scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. ET, to discuss the second quarter earnings and related matters for the company and its business segments. Earnings material, including the second quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Statistical Supplement, will be made available through www.LincolnFinancial.com/earnings after market close on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

Webcast Information
Interested persons are invited to listen through the internet. Please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com/webcast at least fifteen minutes prior to the event to register, download and install any necessary streaming media software.

Conference Call Information
Interested persons may also listen to the call by dialing the following numbers:

Dial:   877 776-4049 (Domestic)
914 495-8602 (International)

Ask for the Lincoln National Conference Call.

Replay Information
Audio replay will begin by 2:00 p.m. ET on August 3, 2011, and will be available through midnight ET on August 10, 2011. To access the re-broadcast:

Dial:   800 642-1687 (Domestic)
706 645-9291 (International)

Enter conference code: 78809440

A replay of the call will also be available by 4:00 p.m. ET on August 3, 2011 at www.LincolnFinancial.com/webcast.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $162 billion as of March 31, 2011. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.


Lincoln Financial Group
Investor Contacts:
Jim Sjoreen, 484-583-1420
Media Contacts:
Laurel O’Brien, 484-583-1735