26 September 2013

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that it will report its third quarter earnings after market close on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. A conference call is scheduled for Thursday, October 31, 2013, at 10 a.m. eastern time, to discuss third quarter earnings and related matters for the company and its business segments.

Earnings material, including the third quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Statistical Supplement, will be made available through www.LincolnFinancial.com/earnings after market close on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.

Webcast Information

Interested persons are invited to listen through the internet. Please visitwww.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:

(877) 776-4049 (Domestic)
(914) 495-8602 (International)
Ask for the Lincoln National Conference Call.

Replay Information

Audio replay will begin by 1 p.m. eastern time on October 31, 2013, and it will remain available through midnight eastern time on November 7, 2013. To access the re-broadcast:

(855) 859-2056 (Domestic)
(404) 537-3406 (International)
Enter conference code: 25648257

A replay of the call will also be available by 1 p.m. eastern time on October 31, 2013 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 $189 billion as of June 30, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement 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.

Contact:

Lincoln Financial Group
Investor Contacts:
Jim Sjoreen
484-583-1420
E-mail: InvestorRelations@LFG.com
or
Media Contacts:
Michael Arcaro
484-583-1799
E-mail: Michael.Arcaro@LFG.com