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About Lincoln

Financial Network


Lincoln Financial Network (LFN) has an authentic advisor-centric culture rooted in comprehensive financial planning and client-focused solutions.

Empowering your expertise

We’re dedicated to empowering your delivery of the most independent, comprehensive financial advice.

We partner in an independent relationship with a culture built to support the advice you give to clients – estate planning, retirement income, generational wealth, business owner planning and investment management.

Supported by our integrated AdviceNext® technology, you’re enabled to efficiently build and manage your practices.

We know what works

Independence means having the ability to run your business on your terms.

Choice of affiliation model

You can choose between solutions that support multiple business models – including operating as an independent registered representative, an investment advisor representative (IAR), a registered investment advisor or a general agent.

Size and scale

With the backing of Lincoln Financial Group and our long and proud 110-year history, we are well positioned to serve you as a best-in-class broker-dealer into the future.  

National support footprint

Choose to operate your business anywhere, either by partnering with an existing practice or building your own, all while continuing to receive our premier level of personalized service and support.

Open architecture

LFN supports an environment where planners can offer a variety of financial products, including investment and advisory products with strong managed accounts programs; annuities – fixed, indexed and variable; long-term care products, retirement plans and life insurance; mutual funds, as well as alternative investments.