RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) joins the retirement industry in celebrating National Save for Retirement Week, October 20-26. The national event, endorsed by Congress, is dedicated to promoting retirement saving among Americans and encouraging employees to participate in their employer-sponsored retirement plans. "We are committed to boosting retirement readiness in America and champion the preservation and improvement of the private retirement savings system," says Chuck Cornelio, president, Retirement Plan Services, Lincoln Financial Group. "We hope that National Save for Retirement Week sparks conversation among industry stakeholders to help make it easier for people to save and, ultimately, get to and through retirement successfully." According to Lincoln's M.O.O.D. of America study, 86 percent believe there is no better time to save than now and 97 percent agree it feels good to know they are saving money. 1 Throughout National Save for Retirement Week, Lincoln is providing insights and resources to help savers get on track and stay on track with their retirement savings goals. The multiple channel program includes social media posts on Lincoln's Facebook and Twitter pages with tips and access to tools to help motivate people in a positive way to save for retirement. Lincoln also created a "Thank Yourself Tomorrow" retirement education and communication program for its plan sponsors to use with participants that highlights the advantages of participating in their employer-sponsored plans. The program features a dedicated website for participants with interactive features and savings resources. For real-time updates and savings tips, please visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lincolnfinancialgroup and follow us on Twitter @lincolnfingroup, with special National Save for Retirement Week hashtag #SAVE2RETIRE. Visit www.beachieflifeofficer.com for retirement resources and visit www.thankyourselftomorrow.com to access the "Thank Yourself Tomorrow" campaign. 1 Lincoln Financial Group – 2013 M.O.O.D. of America Survey About Lincoln Financial GroupLincoln 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.