In 1905, a group of Fort Wayne business leaders came together to create a life insurance company based on dependability, honesty and service. Named after our nation’s greatest leader, the company has excelled for over a century at turning challenges into new opportunities for growth and protection—for Americans and America.
Today, as Lincoln Financial Group, it is a well-recognized family of companies steeped in our namesake’s ideals. It works together with financial professionals, employers and organizations to help individuals and families confidently plan their financial futures and protect their loved ones.
Tradition of strength
Building on a century of expertise and sound risk management, Lincoln Financial offers products and services to help people feel in control, confident and financially prepared.
Origins and vision
Founded in 1905 with the endorsement of Abraham Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, Lincoln Financial Group is the first and only company to carry Abraham Lincoln’s name, image and ideals at the heart of our brand. For more than a century, it has advanced President Lincoln’s inclusive vision and values by building an honest, dependable financial services company. It is dedicated to helping Americans secure better, more optimistic futures for themselves and their loved ones.
Looking ahead, the company will continue to focus on creating value for you: its clients, partners, employees and shareholders. It is confident that its business model is sound, its products and advice are needed more than ever, and it is well-positioned to help you take charge of your financial future.
Lincoln National corporation
#223 on the 2015 Fortune 500 list by revenue
#24 on the 2015 Fortune 500 list by assets
#79 on 2015 Barron’s 500 list based on the most revenue growth and cash returns*
*Based on median three-year cash flow return on investment (ROI), 2014 sales growth, and adjusted for divestitures