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Lincoln Financial

Lincoln Financial Term Life Insurance Review

We appreciate Lincoln Financial Group’s corporate giving program that awards grants to nonprofits supporting arts, education, and community development.

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Lincoln Financial Company Overview

Location

Radnor, PA

Established

1905

Customers

1,800,000

Value of In Force Life Insurance

$720 billion

Ranking in USA

3rd largest seller of life insurance

Employees

9,000

Location

Radnor, PA

Established

1905

Customers

1,800,000

Value of In Force Life Insurance

$720 billion

Ranking in USA

3rd largest seller of life insurance

Employees

9,000

Lincoln Financial Ratings & Awards

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A.M. BestBetter Business BureauJ.D. PowerMoody’sStandard & Poor’s
A+A+781A1AA-

A.M. Best is an independent rating agency that ranks the financial strength of life insurance companies. Their best rating is an A++. Their worst is a D.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a non-profit that shares customer service feedback on businesses in the USA. BBB assigns ratings from A+ (highest) to F (lowest).

J.D. Power and Associates analyzes customers’ experiences with life insurance companies and ranks them on a scale from 1 to 1000.

Moody’s Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody’s rating scale ranges from Aaa to C with 1, 2, and 3 to indicate whether the ranking is on the higher or lower end of that category.

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) is the world’s leading provider of credit ratings and creditworthiness. S&P’s scale ranges from AAA to D with + or – to define standing within each category.

Lincoln Financial Group was named one of Forbes’ Best Employers in Banking and Financial Services in 2017.

For the second consecutive year in 2017, Lincoln Financial Group was named best places to work by Disability Equality Index (DEI).

Lincoln Financial Group received a perfect score of 100% on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

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To stand out in a competitive industry, most insurers focus on serving health or lifestyle niches.

Lincoln Financial is excellent for:

  • Accelerated Underwriting
  • Asthma
  • Healthy Individuals
  • Heart Health
  • Marijuana
  • Sleep Apnea

We appreciate Lincoln Financial Group’s corporate giving program that awards grants to nonprofits supporting arts, education, and community development. Their accelerated underwriting uses a combination of underwriting expertise and technology to get you covered faster. For some applicants, it eliminates the need for lab testing and medical exams, making the process of getting insured less intrusive and simple.

Lincoln Financial Comparison Quotes

Lincoln Financial LifeElements® Level Term

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CompanyMaleFemale
Age 30Age 40Age 50Age 60Age 70Age 30Age 40Age 50Age 60Age 70

AIG

$20.01$30.27$76.86$218.79$800.62$17.44$26.85$58.05$161.51$599.70

AXA

$26.53$37.65$79.54$230.88N/A$22.26$35.08$70.99$162.05N/A

Banner Life

$20.00$32.68$74.51$204.94$777.83$17.43$25.25$57.58$150.93$730.14

Haven Life

$20.17$30.58$76.00$207.66N/A$17.25$25.58$58.08$145.58N/A

John Hancock

$26.21$32.01$80.21$221.86N/A$23.61$27.26$66.91$178.76N/A

Lincoln Financial

$28.44$38.94$78.71$213.15$791.39$23.45$30.63$58.58$147.44$584.81

Minnesota Life

$22.42$31.18$87.12$235.40N/A$18.48$26.84$62.04$153.12N/A

Pacific Life

$20.19$30.26$75.22$207.36N/A$17.51$25.69$56.10$144.97N/A

Principal

$21.43$30.54$75.82$213.06N/A$18.52$25.81$57.58$147.79N/A

Protective

$20.00$28.74$75.24$203.75N/A$17.53$25.10$54.57$138.51N/A

Prudential

$33.25$41.56$83.56$250.25N/A$27.13$37.63$72.63$171.06N/A

SBLI

$21.32$34.97$87.00$286.85N/A$18.18$27.33$63.08$173.03N/A

United of Omaha

$21.22$33.47$83.78$240.41N/A$18.16$27.78$63.66$166.03N/A

US Life

$20.24$30.62$78.63$221.35$881.78$17.65$27.16$58.73$168.59$606.71

William Penn

$20.00$32.68$74.51$204.94$777.83$17.43$25.25$57.58$150.93$730.14

Sample monthly premium quotes for a $500,000, 20-year term policy for healthy, non-smoking individuals. Pricing varies by gender (except in Montana). Women pay less for life insurance than men because they live longer on average.

Your life insurance pricing may be different and is determined by your individual risk factors and the state where you have your primary residence. Pricing as of March 2018.

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Lincoln Financial Features & Benefits

What we like

  • Can be converted into a permanent policy.
  • Includes Accelerated Death Benefit Rider at no charge.
  • Some applicants may not need a medical exam—if they qualify for accelerated underwriting.
  • Your medical exam can be done at home or work.
  • You can review your medical exam results online.
  • You can manage your policy online.

What could be better

  • Does not offer an Accidental Death Benefit Rider.
  • Credit card payments are not accepted.
  • Policy not delivered electronically.

Lincoln Financial Policy Details

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LifeElements® Level Term
Guaranteed level premiums?Yes
Term lengths available:10, 15, 20, 30*
Premiums returned at end of term?No
Riders available:Accelerated Death Benefit, Premium Waiver for Disability, Child Rider
Accumulates cash value?No
Policy loans available?No
Minimum issue age:18
Maximum issue age:80
Minimum face amount:$250,000
Missed payment grace period:30 days**

*10-year term available for ages 18-80; 15-year term available for ages 18-75 (tobacco users ages 18-70), 20-year term available for ages 18-70 (tobacco users ages 18-65); 30-year term available for ages 18-55 (tobacco users ages 18-50).

**State of issue, payment mode, and draft date can all impact the grace period end date. Your policy will state specifics.

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Lincoln Financial Riders

Increase your policy’s benefits with riders

Accelerated Death Benefit Rider

*Included 

This rider is included in your policy at no charge. It gives you access to a portion of your policy’s death benefit, if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness resulting in six months or less to live.

Premium Waiver for Disability

*Available at additional cost

This carrier will waive premium payments during a period of total disability lasting four consecutive months or more. The waived payments don’t have to be paid back. This rider is not available on all policies and cost varies by age.

Child Rider

*Available at additional cost

You can add a child rider to your term policy for as little as $50 per year. This rider provides a $10,000 death benefit for all of your children under age 18. Ask your Quotacy agent for details.

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Lincoln Financial Policy Service

Contact

  • Customer Service: (800) 487-1485
  • Fax: (800) 819-1987

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM Eastern

Payment Mailing Address

Lincoln Financial Group
PO Box 21008
Greensboro, NC 27420

Manage your policy online

  1. Visit www.lfg.com/public/registration.
  2. Click on Individuals drop-down menu option.
  3. Click on Life Insurance Policy from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on the blue myself link.
  5. Enter your personal information to complete registration.

What you can do online

  • View your policy.
  • View billing and contact info.
  • Access policy change forms.

The Fine Print

Guidelines & Exclusions

Accelerated Underwriting
  • Their accelerated underwriting program is called LincXpress.
  • A phone interview is required.
  • Underwriting will still include evaluation of medical records and motor vehicle records.
  • Eligibility
    • Ages 18-60 applying for coverage up to $1,000,000
  • Being eligible does not guarantee acceptance into the accelerated underwriting program.
  • If not accepted, you continue on to traditional underwriting in which a medical exam is required.
Term Conversion
  • During the first seven years of your policy, you may convert to any Lincoln Financial permanent product at any time.
  • If you convert during the 8th year or later, you may convert to Lincoln Financial’s designated permanent policy option for your policy.
  • You may not convert to a permanent product after age 70.
Premium Waiver for Disability Rider
  • Not available if you are rated Table D or higher.
  • Waiver coverage ends at age 65.
  • If disability begins at (or after the policy anniversary at) age 60, Lincoln Financial will waive only those premiums that become due while disabled and before the policy anniversary nearest your 70th birthday.
Accelerated Death Benefit Rider
  • Benefits available if diagnosed as terminally ill with a life expectancy of less than six months (12 months in California).
  • You may accelerate up to 50% of the death benefit—up to $250,000.
  • $300 administration fee to accelerate benefits.
Child Rider
  • Child rider coverage options range from $1000-$15,000. $5 per $1000-coverage-unit annually.
  • Newborn child covered when 15 days old.
  • Parent (or child) can convert rider up until policy anniversary of child’s 25th year or parent’s 65th year—whichever is earlier.

Updated: March 2018

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